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Justice for Children and Youth has information for youth about cannabis laws

Information from Justice for Children and Youth (JFCY): Possession of small amounts of cannabis by adults for recreational use will be permitted in Canada. These laws are different from the medical use of cannabis. These changes do...

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October 25-27: Plain Language in Modern Times Conference, Montreal

Information from Éducaloi: Éducaloi is hosting Clarity International's conference from October 25 to 27, 2018 in beautiful Montreal, Canada.

The event will welcome close to 400 participants from around the world. A rich and...

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October 18: Legal Capability workshop in Timmins

CLEO will be offering a free Legal Capability workshop to community and front-line workers in Timmins on Thursday, October 18. This workshop is designed to help community workers:

  • detect clients' legal issues and the area(s) of law they...
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October 17: Legal Capability workshop in Kapuskasing

CLEO will be offering a free Legal Capability workshop to community and front-line workers in Kapuskasing on Wednesday, October 17. This workshop is designed to help community workers:

  • detect clients' legal issues and the area(s) of law...
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2018/19 Edition Now Available: Getting Legal Help: A Directory of Community Legal Clinics in Ontario

Organized by region, this popular, easy-to-use directory of Ontario's community legal clinics lists addresses, phone numbers, and websites.

Read more: 2018/19 Edition Now Available...

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The Law Foundation of Ontario invites nonprofit organizations to apply for a Connecting rural regions grant

The Law Foundation of Ontario invites nonprofit organizations to apply for a Connecting rural regions grant.

The purpose of the Connecting rural regions granting is to support a group of legal and community organizations to work together to...

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Almost half of TDSB students expelled over last 5 years are black, report says

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is looking at ways to better serve suspended and expelled students after a new board report said 307 students were expelled from Toronto public schools between 2011-12 and 2015-16, and a disproportionate...

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Toronto school principal under investigation for compiling list of black students

The Toronto District School Board is investigating complaints that the principal at one of its high schools engaged in racial profiling by compiling a list of black students and sharing it with teachers to examine opportunity and achievement gaps....

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Programs aimed at helping black students facing disciplinary issues can wipe slates clean

Ceyrina Craig didn't want to believe her son's school treated him differently because he was black, but the evidence was mounting. In Grade 1, his teacher complained about how he'd disrupt class by calling out answers. In Grade 4, after a white kid...

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New research explores the role of community workers who help people with legal problems

News from the Law Foundation of Ontario: Ontarians are being connected to legal information and help through settlement workers, parks and recreation staff, counsellors, nurses, and librarians. What these people have in common is...

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