On April 1, 2019, fees that people pay to use Ontario’s courts went up. Some increases are as small as $1. But some are much larger, even double what they were.
This month’s On the Radar outlines some of these increases and what people can do if they can't afford the fees.
Before making a job offer, employers sometimes ask people to work trial shifts or show up for training. In some industries, for example, the restaurant business, trial shifts are not unusual.
Recent changes to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) mean more money for some people who are 60 to 64 years old and have a disability.
This month's On the Radar explains the new post-retirement disability benefit, why it was needed, and who can get it.
Recent changes to the Employment Standards Act (ESA) mean workers are entitled to fewer days off and no paid sick days.
This month's On the Radar talks about these changes, which took effect in January. The ESA applies to most employees in Ontario.
The provincial government is allowing landlords of new apartments to raise the rent by any amount.
This month’s On the Radar explains which units are affected by this change, and what it means for tenants.
Recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada on October 17, 2018. But cannabis is still highly regulated and many activities involving it remain against the law.
This month's On the Radar looks at some of the new federal and provincial laws about recreational cannabis that apply within Ontario, with a focus on criminal law and tenants' rights.
This summer, some of the rules for payday lenders were changed to give borrowers more protection.
This month's On the Radar outlines some of the main rules and highlights what's new.
People can work part-time while getting most types of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. Some of the rules about how much of their earnings they can keep changed on August 12, 2018.
This month's On the Radar talks about these changes and gives some examples of how the rules apply.
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