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Clinics band together to expand legal services for low-income people

From an article in Sault Online: For decades, community legal clinics across Northern Ontario have been providing free legal services and empowering their communities to push for change. They have traditionally offered legal services...

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Older Women and Domestic Violence

This webinar is presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at METRAC, and Rochella Vassell from Elder Abuse Ontario, as part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) project. It is hosted by CLEO. 

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Older Women and Domestic Violence

Recorded on March 23, 2018 (1 hour and 23 minutes) - This webinar is presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at METRAC and Rochella Vassell from Elder Abuse Ontario, as part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) project and...

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LCO Launches Consultation Survey to Hear About Your Experiences

Information from the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO): Have you ever supported a family member, close friend, or acted as a substitute decision-maker for someone who received palliative care, or end of life care? Or, do you work in...

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March 23: Older Women and Domestic Violence

This webinar is presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at METRAC and Rochella Vassell from Elder Abuse Ontario, as part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) project and hosted by CLEO. A more detailed description of this...

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Register today for an upcoming webinar: Older Women and Domestic Violence March 23, 2018

This webinar is presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at METRAC and Rochella Vassell from...

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What to expect when applying for Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)

Over the summer we've looked at how to deal with Service Canada to get retirement benefits from both Old Age Security (OAS) and the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). As noted here and here, the Government reaches out to qualifying Canadian residents when...

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Stealing from mom and dad: Why power-of-attorney abuse is soaring - and so easy to get away with

Léony de Graaf, a Burlington, Ont.-based financial adviser, witnessed first hand how lives can be ruined by the unscrupulous use of power of attorney. She received a call from an 82-year-old client who had been forcefully incarcerated in a Hamilton...

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'It's a horror movie': Nursing home security footage provides raw picture of resident violence problem

Meyer Sadoway died in hospital on Jan. 20, 2013, four days after breaking his hip at his nursing home in Toronto.

Staff at Baycrest told his family he'd fallen twice.

But the security camera footage from the hallway — which his family...

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January 31: Consumer's Financial Rights: Investing and Life Insurance - Law at the Library, Ottawa

Information from Ottawa Public Library: Do you have questions about how you were treated by a financial advisor or life insurance agent? What should they have done to protect you? Were you promised something and did not get it?...

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