Learn more about the great work of Connecting Communities projects

Connecting projects offer legal information training to frontline workers who serve diverse communities across Ontario on a variety of legal topics. As of spring 2017, 33 Connecting projects have been funded by the Law Foundation of Ontario.



Legal portals for Access to Justice information

From an article in Law, Technology and Access to Justice: "A number of information organisations around the world have improved their web offerings during the year. In England and Wales, the CitizensAdvice Service and in Ontario, the CLEO-led...


Charline Grant Settles Human Rights Case with York Region District School Board

From a Human Rights Legal Support Centre news release: "I started fighting for my children, and together with parents and community members we challenged racism across the education system in...


May 15: Know Where We Stand 2.0: Navigating City Spaces - Free Professional Development [Scarborough]

Information from OJEN: In collaboration with the Community Crisis Response Program (CCRP), the Ontario Justice Education Network is pleased to offer Know Where We Stand 2.0, a free professional development workshop and key element of...


May 24: You Can't Say That! – Teachers' Rights To Free Expression

A Special Symposium for Teachers and Teacher-Candidates

You Can’t Say That! – Teachers’ Rights to Free Expression 

While free expression is a Charter right, teachers face serious limitations on what they can do and say in...


June 14: New tools for helping people find good legal information - A webinar for community workers

This webinar, provided by CLEO, is designed for community workers who help users find legal information. It will cover Steps to Justice, CLEO's new website for helping clients find step-by-step...


CLEO's new 'how to' resource: Using social media effectively

CLEO's Centre for Research & Innovation is pleased to launch our newest "how to" public legal education and information (PLE) resource.



Family Law Access to Justice Fund call

Announcement from the Law Foundation of Ontario (LFO): The Law Foundation of Ontario invites applications from nonprofit organizations across Canada to the Access to Justice Fund (ATJF) in the area of family law, including child...


May 11: Information session on Steps to Justice, Thunder Bay

The Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre would like to invite you to an upcoming information session:

Steps to Justice: Your guide to law in Ontario

Community Legal Education Ontario is excited to announce the...


Canadian Environmental Law Association's April 2017 Bulletin is now available

Topics in this issue include carcinogen reporting, endocrine disrupting chemicals, calling for triclosan ban, Green Budget Coalition, and the proposed risk assessment of pesticides.

Articles include:

  • Comparing carcinogen reporting...
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