Tags: #covid-19

Speakers: Shalini Konanur, Executive Director, South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) and Silmy Abdullah, Staff Lawyer, SALCO Climbing rates of domestic violence have been reported amid orders to stay indoors and limit social interaction to curb the spread of COVID-19. Meanwhile, victims of domestic violence are facing increasing difficulties in accessing courts and other legal […]

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Speakers: Jason Huang-Kung, Employment Lawyer, and Victoria Wan, Staff Lawyer, CSALC The pandemic has created many challenges for workers in Ontario, some of whom are returning to work, while others are struggling to find work. This webinar will discuss issues facing workers who are returning to work, including employees’ right to refuse unsafe work, workplace harassment, […]

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COVID-19: OAS/GIS Residency Requirements, Reconsideration Request and Appeals to Social Security Tribunal Prepared by: Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (Current as of: May 21, 2020) Download PDF This information is for Canadian seniors who are already receiving Old Age Security (OAS) / Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) and may be residing outside of Canada during […]

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COVID-19: Permanent Residents Travelling to Canada (Current as of: May 21, 2020) Download PDF This information is for landed or approved permanent residents of Canada. The information provided is subject to the Government of Canada’s updated policies. Please see the Government of Canada’s website for the most updated information. You should seek legal advice from […]

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Canada Emergency Response Benefit: Return or Repayment Prepared by: Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (Current as of: May 13, 2020) Download PDF Who has to repay? You may have to repay the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) because you became ineligible or were not eligible in the first place. For example: You earned more […]

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-By Amy Go, President, Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice COVID-19 does not impact all of us in the same way. It’s easy, but simplistic, to think otherwise – that this horrible virus can infect and affect everyone equally, regardless of wealth, fame, race, etc. Some celebrities have fallen into this trap, trying to find commonality […]

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