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My Child Has Been Suspended From School. Do I Have The Right To Appeal This Decision?
In Canada, a child's right to receive an education is an important one. As a result, children both in private and publicly funded schools are entitled to have any allegations put forth against them,
Canada
8 Jul 2019
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What Is An Educational Credential Assessment Report And How Do I Obtain One?
An Educational Credential Assessment, or an ECA report, is required by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to assess one's international academic credentials
Canada
1 Jul 2019
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I've Been Accepted To A Canadian University And Have A Study Permit; Can I Work While Studying In Canada?
Foreign nationals need authorization from the Canadian government to work. For international students, work experience can help a great deal in being exposed to the Canadian job market,
Canada
5 Jun 2019
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What Does The Court Decision On The Repeal Of The Sexual Education Curriculum Mean?
On February 28, 2019, the Ontario Divisional Court released its decision on the constitutional challenge to the provinces repeal of the 2015 Sexual Education Curriculum brought by the English Public Teachers Union and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and others.
Canada
18 Mar 2019
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Supreme Court Refuses Leave To Appeal: Toronto Real Estate Agents Must Publish Data
On Thursday, August 23 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) declined to hear an appeal that has been over seven years in the making.
Canada
11 Sep 2018
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What Happens When Your Child's School Registration Form Contains False Custody Information?
What are the legal penalties for someone who has filled out an Ontario elementary school registration form with false information concerning a court child custody order?
Canada
1 Feb 2018
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New Laws To Take Effect This Year
Over the last half of 2017 there was a flood of information on what was going to take effect in 2018 and how we are to prepare for it all, taking the form of articles and news segments ...
Canada
9 Jan 2018
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Public Schools Cannot Just "Kick Kids Out" – They Must Have A Full Expulsion Hearing
It may seem obvious, but School Principals cannot expel students without actually expelling them. In Ontario, allowing children access to a publicly funded education is a fundamental value.
Canada
5 Jan 2018
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Proposed Ticket Selling Laws May Pass Third Reading Vote Today
As mentioned in previous posts, ticket bots and ticket resale prices will be addressed today as "a bill to strengthen consumer protection rules around home warranties, ticket sales, real estate practices and...
Canada
14 Dec 2017
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Service Dog Not Allowed In Elementary School
Ontario's Human Rights Tribunal has recently ruled that a 9-year-old boy with autism does not have the right to bring his service dog with him to class.
Canada
12 Sep 2017
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Hookah Ban In Toronto Lounges
The City of Toronto bylaw that was passed in December 2015 to ban hookah pipes in city-licensed establishments has recently survived a challenge at Ontario's top court.
Canada
4 Jul 2017
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CRTC Bans Cellphone Unlocking Fees, New Devices To Be Unlocked
This year, the CRTC noted that Canadian telecoms that charged unlocking fees made $37.7 million last year alone. Rogers, Bell, and Telus, the big three as we call them, stand by their unlocking fees.
Canada
4 Jul 2017
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Do Ontario Private Elementary Schools Have To Follow The Same Laws And Standards As Public Schools?
Many parents send their children to Ontario Private (or Independent) Schools because they want to make sure their child gets a "superior education."
Canada
21 Jun 2017
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Creation Foods Charged by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has decided to press criminal charges against Kefir Sadiklar, the Vice President of Creation Foods, for the first time ever.
Canada
17 May 2017
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How Some Gyms Are Trying To Avoid Rights Under Gym Contracts
Read your contracts carefully! Beach season is coming, which means many gyms are launching "free" trials in order to entice customers to enroll in lucrative contracts at their gym.
Canada
16 May 2017
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Sobering New Report Confirms Large Scale Closures Of Ontario Schools Expected By June 2020
Educating our children is something just about everyone can get behind – as they say, 'children are the future'.
Canada
15 May 2017
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Elevating Our Standards: Proposed Bill Responds To Ontario's ‘Elevator Crisis'
Powerlessness can take many forms, some less obvious than others. The ability to independently get from one place to another – whether to buy groceries...
Canada
24 Apr 2017
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Ontario Is Looking To The Public For Advice On Changing Ticket Resale Laws
Ontario is looking to change the province's laws that regulate the secondary ticket market for sporting events, concerts, and other entertainment events.
Canada
15 Mar 2017
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Trump To Roll Back Obama-Era Protections For Transgender Students
The Trump administration, as expected, has began rolling back protections for trans-gendered students that were created under the Obama administration
Canada
9 Mar 2017
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