2011

Clinic wins significant decision at Divisional Court concerning disability appeals

November 9, 2011 - The Community Legal Clinic, Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes won a significant decision in Divisional Court that affects people who have been denied Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) benefits by the Social Benefits Tribunal. The decision Siegel v. Ontario (Disability Support Program), 2011 ONSC 5916, File No. DC-10-175-00 (Div. Ct.) - Continue Reading


Mixed result for Immigrant Sponsors at the Supreme Court of Canada

June 10, 2011 - The Supreme Court has reaffirmed that the Ontario Government had a duty of procedural fairness to the sponsors of immigrants, but that it did not improperly fetter its exercise of statutory discretion in adopting its current policy (Mavi v. Canada). - Continue Reading


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