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Updated: 14 September 2021 Funded by Legal Aid Ontario (LAO), the Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC) is a dynamic community legal clinic which serves low income members of Chinese, Vietnamese, Cambodian and Laotian communities in Ontario. Recognized for its advocacy work on behalf of disadvantaged communities, CSALC is a United Nations accredited NGO […]

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Changes to Payment Amounts and Eligibility Periods Prepared by: Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic Current as of: July 30, 2021 Background The Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) is administered by the Canada Revenue Agency. The CRB gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are directly affected by COVID-19 and are not eligible for […]

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Updates Please be aware that all LTB eviction orders can now be enforced everywhere in Ontario as a result of the provincial stay-at-home order being lifted on June 2, 2021. The TCHC Eviction Moratorium for arrears only has been extended until the third stage of the provincial reopening plan. After this, TCHC will reassess on […]

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Remember: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is! Our clinic has received an increased number of complaints relating to a variety of financial scams. Scammers are taking advantage of the COVID‑19 pandemic by sending fraudulent emails and phone calls that attempt to trick you sending them money, or to disclose your […]

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Background On April 29, 2021, the Government of Ontario introduced “COVID-19 Worker Income Protection Benefit,” a paid sick leave plan through Bill 284, Covid-19 Putting Workers First Act. This Bill amends the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”), requiring employers to provide employees with up to 3 days of paid infectious disease emergency leave (also known […]

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Many community organizations and legal clinics are pushing for access to CCB for all children in Canada, regardless of their parents’ status in this country. Earlier this month, the Willowdale Community Legal Clinic initiated a petition that was endorsed by their local MP, Han Dong.  The petition calls on the government “to to reduce child poverty […]

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