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On the Radar - October 2013
October 10, 2013
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People with poor credit scores or too much debt may be tempted by ads for companies that promise to improve their credit report or somehow reduce or eliminate their debts.
This month's On the Radar has information to help people avoid being taken advantage of by these companies.

On the Radar - September 2013
September 13, 2013
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Calling them the first steps towards reforming Ontario’s social assistance programs, the government has changed some of the rules about getting income assistance from Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Program.

This month’s On the Radar looks at the new time limits for appeals and internal reviews and some of the new rules about working while on social assistance.

On the Radar - August 2013
August 9, 2013
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In Ontario, most landlords can raise the rent only once a year, must give 90 days' written notice, and cannot go above the "guideline" increase. This month's On the Radar has information tenants should know about the rent increase guideline and discusses some types of rental units that aren't covered by it.

On the Radar - July 2013
July 4, 2013
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This month's On the Radar looks at appealing to the Refugee Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board. Topics include the need to get legal help, who does not have the right to appeal, and how appeals are decided.

On the Radar - June 2013
June 14, 2013
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To mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, this month’s On the Radar looks at the law on reporting known or suspected abuse of seniors in Ontario.

On the Radar - May 2013
May 10, 2013
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In anticipation of Victoria Day and other upcoming long weekends, this month's On the Radar looks at what the law says about public holidays. Topics include who is eligible, what is holiday pay, and what workers can do if employers aren't following the law.

On the Radar - April 2013
April 15, 2013
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This month’s On the Radar is about using the Consumer Protection Act to help you with problems related to door-to-door sales.

On the Radar - February 2013
February 14, 2013
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This month's On the Radar highlights the most common types of what the law calls "domestic contracts". And there's more information on these and many other related topics in CLEO's new resource An Introduction to Family Law in Ontario.

On the Radar - January 2013
January 15, 2013
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This month’s On the Radar looks at some of the key changes to the rules about making a refugee claim in Canada.

On the Radar - December 2012
December 7, 2012
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This month's issue of On the Radar marks Human Rights Day by looking at discrimination in housing.

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