Supreme Court to hear challenges to anti-racism jury reforms

Supreme Court to hear challenges to anti-racism jury reforms

A law passed by the Liberal government to counter racism in the court system and diversify juries is facing a challenge today before Canada’s highest court from people who argue the changes undermine the rights of the accused. The Supreme Court of Canada will hear a case this morning involving Pardeep Chouhan, a Greater Toronto Area man […]

REBBA reforms could use your input: Ask Joe

REBBA reforms could use your input: Ask Joe

I’ve heard the provincial government wants to reform the laws governing real estate salespeople and brokerages. What sort of changes are being considered? Earlier this year, the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services announced that it wants to hear from the public about modernizing the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 (REBBA). You can […]

Dissenting doctors write open letter in support of federal tax reforms

Doctors across Canada who support Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s proposed tax reforms say they want their voices to be heard above the din of criticism from colleagues and medical societies. To make their point, they have been putting signatures on a letter they plan to send to Morneau this week. “We were really fed up […]

Ontario set to make significant reforms to workplace rules

Ontario set to make significant reforms to workplace rules

Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government will take swift action on a review that urges significant reforms to Ontario’s employment laws, CBC News has learned. Government sources say cabinet will soon consider giving employees the right to sick pay, increasing annual paid vacation from the two-week minimum, boosting the minimum wage to $ 15 an hour, and enhancing […]