December 5: Legal Assistance of Windsor hosts the official launch of The I∙Decide Project

When: Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ET

Where: Capitol Theatre Windsor, 121 University Avenue West, Windsor  N9A 5P4

The I∙Decide Project will deliver education and services to community members with intellectual disabilities in order to promote self-directed decisions and planning.

November 15, 2018
Article source:
Legal Assistance of Windsor

November 5: ARCH Presents an Information Session: Accessible Transportation for Persons with Vision Disabilities

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: YMCA Windsor, 500 Victoria Avenue, Windsor, ON N9A

ARCH staff lawyers Mariam Shanouda and Jessica De Marini will make presentations at this event. 


November 09, 2018
Article source:
ARCH Disability Law Centre

November 27: Nowhere to hide: The impact of technology facilitated violence, abuse, and harassment

When: Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Where: Desautels Hall, Rotman School of Management, 105 St. George Street, Toronto, M5S 2E8

This panel will focus on the topic of technology-facilitated violence, abuse and harassment of vulnerable groups.

November 06, 2018
Article source:
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

November 20: Helping people find good legal information and address their legal problems

Morning session:

  • When: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Where: Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, 1365 Richmond Road, 2nd Floor

Afternoon session:

  • When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Where: YMCA of Ottawa, 180 Argyle Avenue

This is a free workshop for front-line and community workers presented by CLEO and Connecting Ottawa. It's presented twice, morning and afternoon, on November 20.

November 05, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

November 14: Health Effects of Marijuana Information Session

Topics to be covered: What is marijuana, short and long-term health effects of recreational use, effects on young people's brain development, and more.

November 02, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Public Library

November 23: Free workshop for legal clinic and community caseworkers

When: Friday, 23 November 2018, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

Where: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1N1

This year's topics include legalization of cannabis, refugee determination myths & facts, Social Assistance updates, and what’s new in Ford Nation.

October 31, 2018
Article source:
Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC)

November 6: Upcoming event in Thunder Bay: Using the law to protect air, water, land and human health

When: Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Waverley Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

Learn how you can find out about environmental issues in your community and projects that might have bad effects on air, water, and land.

October 30, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

November 12: Justicia for Migrant Workers

Join Chris Ramsaroop, Min Sook Lee, and others, for a discussion of the issues and struggles facing migrant workers in the fields, farms ,and greenhouses of Southern Ontario.

October 29, 2018
Article source:
Justicia for Migrant Workers

November 15: Community forum on Pursuit Of Justice And Equality In Ontario

Featured speaker is Avvy Go of the Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic. Preceded by the 2018 Annual General Meeting of Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services.

October 25, 2018
Article source:
Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services

October 27: Toronto Tenant Summit

When: Saturday, 27 October 2018, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET

The FMTA Tenant Summit is a gathering of tenants and tenants associations to discuss strategies for organization and advocacy in the city of Toronto.

October 24, 2018
Article source:
Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA)