JHSO in the News

John Howard Society program will receive $278K over three years
December 18, 2017 - You move to a new city in a new country. You don’t speak the language. You wind up in jail. You don’t know if the police or judges can be trusted. Who can you turn to for help? If you’re a newcomer to our city, the answer is the John Howard Society’s Immigrant Community Capacity and Engagement project, or ICCE for short.…Read More
Ontario law amendment to protect workers with police records
December 18, 2017 - Ontario’s human rights laws could be changing to make it easier for people who have criminal records, or have had contact with the police, to find jobs. Bill 164The Human Rights Code Amendment Act, passed second reading in October. It has been referred to committee. If passed, it would make discrimination in employment because of someone’s police records illegal.…Read More
Home for Good facility taking shape – Intelligencer.ca
December 1, 2017 - Hastings County’s project to build a 40-unit affordable housing complex will be constructed in either Belleville or Quinte West, the chief administrative officer says.
The Home for Good project will be funded by Ontario’s Ministry of Housing, which earlier this year granted the county more than $6.5 million to build, operate and manage the building.…Read More