The Ontario Human Rights Commission is looking into the relationship between the Toronto Police and the Black community. If you are a Black person who has experienced discrimination or racial profiling by the police, the OHRC wants to hear from you.
Author Archives: Benjamin Ries
The DLS Housing Law Division calls on the Ministry of Housing to ensure that new tenant protections enacted through the Rental Fairness Act, 2017 – specifically, the right to demand a fair lease that does not contain void or misleading terms – are not left with a loophole for landlords… Read More
For an updated list of opportunities to engage with groups doing meaningful work on these issues, jump to the bottom of this page. We are deeply disturbed by the Executive Orders issued by U.S. President Donald Trump concerning preclusion and detention of Latin American migrants along the southern U.S. border… Read More
Today marks the official start to the campaign period for a referendum called by the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) to increase the levy paid to DLS by University of Toronto undergraduate students. For more information, check out our campaign site at voteyesdls.ca!
It is with a mixture of sadness and gratitude that we note the approaching retirement of Linn Kennedy, our office manager. Linn is putting the finishing touches on a career that includes nearly two decades of exemplary service to our clinic. If you have had the pleasure of working with Linn… Read More