On May 1, Burgers n’ Fries Forever (BFF) and the CapCity Community Projectlaunched their innovative partnership to explore a new way to raise funds for refugees building a new life in Ottawa. Mayor Jim Watson and City Councillor Mathieu Fleury attended the launch to show their support.
A healthy, happy future, free from poverty: This is the aspiration of many new immigrants and refugees to Canada and the United States. Leaving harsh conditions and food scarcity behind, they embrace the safety and relative affluence that North America offers.
On April 11, 2019 with the release of the budget, the Government of Ontario made a significant cut of approximately one third of all legal aid funding, which will jeopardize the rights of those who need legal representation the most.