February 28: Sexual Violence Forum 2018

When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Hotel Novotel Toronto Centre, 45 The Esplanade, Toronto, M5E 1W2

Forum fee: $50, includes lunch and 2 nutrition breaks

This one-day forum will include discussion of the role of marginalization, power imbalances, privilege and accompanying notions of entitlement, and more.

Posted:
January 15, 2018
Article source:
Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children

February & March: New Workers' Rights Training Sessions for 2018

The Workers' Action Centre (WAC) will provide free training sessions on new legislative protections coming into effect in 2018 including the minimum wage, personal emergency leave, and other new rights.

Posted:
January 12, 2018
Article source:
Workers' Action Centre

February 6: Community Roundtable: Access to Shelters for LGBTQIA+ Immigrants and Refugees

When: Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: The 519, Grand Ballroom, 519 Church St, Toronto, ON M4Y 2C9

This is an opportunity to discuss the strengths and gaps in finding appropriate shelter and housing for LGBTQIA* immigrants and refugees (including newcomers) living in the GTA.

Posted:
January 12, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)

February 20: Helping your clients find good legal information, Mississauga

When: Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Peel Multicultural Council, 6630 Turner Valley Road, Mississauga, Room 329

The workshop aims to provide strategies and tools to non-legal community workers on how to find reliable, relevant, current legal information to help their clients solve legal issues

Posted:
January 12, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

January 31: Learn about your rights when dealing with financial advisors & insurance agents

When: Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

The presenters will provide plain language explanations of how to investigate if something has gone wrong and how to work with regulators and courts to obtain fair compensation.

Posted:
January 10, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

January 29: Learn your legal rights and responsibilities when it comes to Family Law: Mandarin

When: Monday, January 29, 2018, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Where: Charles G. Fraser Public School, 79 Manning Ave., Toronto M6J 2K8

This session, to be held in Mandarin, will discuss who are "spouses," the interaction of family law with other areas of the law such as real estate, and when to get legal advice from a family lawyer.

Posted:
January 09, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

Webinar (Online Training): Supporting the Human Rights of Migrant Sex Workers Jan 19, 2018

Webinar (Online Training): Supporting the Human Rights of Migrant Sex Workers: Legal Training for Service Providers

January 19, 2018 (12:00-1:00 p.m.)
Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/webinar-online-training-supporting-the-human-rights-of-migrant-sex-workers-legal-training-for-tickets-41066823976?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=estw&utm-source=tw&utm-term=listing

Webinar (Online Training): Supporting the Human Rights of Migrant Sex Workers: Legal Training for Service Providers on January 19, 2018 (12:00-1:00 p.m.) This project is supported by CLEO through the Connecting Communities project.

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

February 7: The Canadian Citizenship Test: Get Ready!

When: Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Mississauga Central Library, 301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga

For more information and to register: Sciences & Business Department at 905-615-3500 ext. 3589. 

This is a free session in Mississauga on how to prepare for the Canadian Citizenship Test. Registration is required.

Posted:
December 15, 2017
Article source:
Mississauga Central Library

January 19: Supporting the Human Rights of Migrant Sex Workers: Legal Training for Service Providers

When: Friday, January 19, 2018, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Online

RSVP and questions: Elene Lam, 416-906-3098 or elenelam2020@gmail.com

This webinar is for those working with migrants, people without legal status, women facing gender-based violence, or sex workers or women who may sell sexual or erotic services.

Posted:
December 13, 2017
Article source:
Connecting Communities

December 14: Community Forum on Income Security

When: Thursday, December 14, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET

Where: St. Stephen's Community House, 91 Bellevue Ave., Toronto M5T 2N8

This forum features speakers from Kensington Bellwoods Community Legal Services (KBCLS), Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC), and the ODSP Action Coalition, followed by open discussion.

Posted:
December 08, 2017
Article source:
St. Stephen's Community House