Author: Brendon Pooran

17 Aug Summer Newsletter: Legal Updates and Firm News

Pressing Updates  July 31, 2018, ODSP change reversal, cuts to social assistance, and cancellation of the basic income pilot Canadian Association for Community Living Senate Committee submissions on the RDSP and the Disability Tax Credit Employment and labour law developments in the DS Sector Advocacy and Community Appearances White...

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21 Jun Upcoming Changes to ODSP!

Ontario residents with disabilities can expect to see major changes to the Regulations [1] under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act [2] (the “Regulations”) in the months to come. These changes – outlined in prospective amendments to the Regulations and the government’s proposals in the 2018 Ontario...

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07 Jun JUNE 12, 2018 – CRISIS OF CARE

CRISIS OF CARE: Help for families and their high-needs kids as they age out of the system Host: Dr. Brian Goldman When: June 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. ET Where: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) 100 Stokes Street, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1H4 In Canada, the circle of care is broken when high-needs...

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05 Apr PooranLaw’s Comments on Ontario Budget 2018

Care and Support Front and Centre in Recent Ontario Budget Announcement: Implications for People with Disabilities, their Families and Government Funded Service Agencies The word “CARE” was mentioned over 35 times last week as Finance Minister, Charles Souza revealed the “Plan for Care and Opportunity Budget”. As...

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25 Feb April 5 – INFORMATION SESSION FOR FAMILIES ENGAGING WORKERS

April 5, 2018 North York Region 1122 Finch Ave West 6:30pm-8:30pm On November 28th Bill 148, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, received Royal Assent and became law.  Bill 148 affects everything from the minimum wage and public holiday pay, to how employees request scheduling changes, refuse shifts,...

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22 Feb Resources and Tools for Families Engaging Support Workers

On November 27th Bill 148, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, received Royal Assent and became law.  Bill 148 affects everything from the minimum wage and public holiday pay, to how employees request scheduling changes, refuse shifts and take leaves of absence. Many families do not...

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20 Feb MARCH 15 – INFORMATION SESSION FOR FAMILIES ENGAGING WORKERS

March 15, 2018 Scarborough Region 1712 Ellesmere Road 7pm-9pm On November 28th Bill 148, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, received Royal Assent and became law.  Bill 148 affects everything from the minimum wage and public holiday pay, to how employees request scheduling changes, refuse shifts, and take leaves...

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20 Feb MARCH 14 – INFORMATION SESSION FOR FAMILIES ENGAGING WORKERS

March 14, 2018 Etobicoke/York Region Creative Village Studio - 4895 Dundas St. West 6pm-8pm On November 28th Bill 148, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, received Royal Assent and became law.  Bill 148 affects everything from the minimum wage and public holiday pay, to how employees request scheduling...

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19 Feb MARCH 8 – INFO SESSION: RDSP & WILLS and ESTATE PLANNING

Sign up for one or both sessions! Essex County Civic Centre, 315 Fairview Avenue, ESSEX Registered Disability Savings Plan Thurs. March 8, 2018 – 9:30 am to 11 am Learn more about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), a Canada registered matched savings plan specific for people with disabilities and...

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