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Legal Info Posts & News

Don Valley Community Legal Services among groups calling on federal government to increase disability benefits

April 29, 2024 By AMARACHI AMADIKE, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Beach Metro News When the Parliamentary Budget Officer recently released three hypothetical scenarios of the Canada Disability Benefit’s (CDB) costs, advocates of Canada’s disabled community were relieved to hear figures ranging from $2.1 billion to $20.5 billion beginning in 2025. However,

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DVCLS Participates in Community Clean Up

Our staff helped at the community clean up at R.V. Burgess Park in the Thorncliffe Park Community on April 22, 2024. The clean up event was organized by TNO, Health Access Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Health Centre. Thank you to our community partners and community members for their efforts!  

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Permanent residence fees increasing on April 30, 2024

The following information is from the Government of Canada website:
https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/notices/increase-permanent-residence-fees-april-2024.html On April 30, 2024, fees for all permanent residence applications are increasing as part of a routine update. These fees increase every 2 years to manage growing program and service delivery costs and to keep up with inflation.

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Events

Pow Wow at Wandering Spirit School

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Crescent Town Community Fair 2024

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