Basic income and gender: An important consultation

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A message from Pam Hanington of Huron County: For those of you who may not have heard about this, the Ontario government is planning to pilot a Basic Income in at least three communities sometime over the next 3-5 years. The province is currently undertaking a community consultation regarding the pilot design. If Basic Income…

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Steps to Justice: Great new legal information website

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Do you need information about a legal problem? Steps to Justice ( is a new website that provides legal information in clear language. Created by Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) — which also brought us the excellent “Steps in a family law case” tool — Steps to Justice answers common questions about the law. The…

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When men kill their partners warning signs often missed

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Luke’s Place Legal Director, Pamela Cross, in The Star on identifying the warning signs of lethality in abusive relationships: Last week, a relative of Dr. Elana Fric-Shamji sat silently in a north Toronto courtroom, watching as Dr. Mohammed Shamji appeared on a charge of first-degree murder. Pinned to her jacket was a purple ribbon to…

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