June 6: Access Awareness Event - The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: The View from Canada

When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 ET

  • Panel Discussion: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. This portion of the program will be available as a live webcast.
  • Reception: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W. (at University Avenue), Toronto, please enter through east-side doors facing Nathan Phillips Square. Osgoode Station on the University Subway line is the closest wheelchair accessible subway station.

Join ARCH Disability Law Centre and the Law Society of Upper Canada for a thought-provoking conversation about using the UN process to advance disability rights. 

Posted:
May 19, 2017
Article source:
ARCH Disability Law Centre

Register today for an upcoming webinar - Legal Advice for Survivors of Sexual Assault: Ontario's ILA Pilot Program

When: May 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Where: Online

May 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series reviews the pilot program that provides free independent legal advice (ILA), for survivors of recent and older cases of sexual assault.  This webinar covers who can get free legal advice and what questions a lawyer can help with.  METRAC's Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, co-presents with sexual assault lawyer, Karen Bellehumeur of Jellinek Law Office, Toronto/London.

Posted:
May 16, 2017
Article source:
METRAC

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

When: Monday, May 15, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET

Where: Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Drive, Toronto M1P 4N6

This is a free PD workshop for youth workers, frontline service providers, and those who support youth residents to learn more about the issues that arise from agent of landlord agreements.

Posted:
May 11, 2017
Article source:
OJEN-ROEJ Ontario Justice Education Network Réseau ontarien d'éducation juridique

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

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Room 103, Rogers Communication Centre, Ryerson University, 80 Gould Street, Toronto

While free expression is a Charter right, teachers face limitations on what they can do and say in and out of school. This symposium examines teachers' rights in and out of school and on social media.

Posted:
May 10, 2017
Article source:
Ryerson University

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

When: Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This CLEO webinar is for community workers who help users find legal information. It covers Steps to Justice, a new website for helping clients find information about common legal problems.

Posted:
May 10, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

May and June 2017: Retiring on a low income: Plain language advice

These are free workshops at Toronto Public Library branches.

Posted:
May 09, 2017
Article source:
Open Policy Ontario

May 17: Low-Income Energy Network 2017 annual conference

When: Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Confederation Place Hotel, 237 Ontario Street, Kingston 

There is no registration fee for this conference, but you are asked to register as soon as possible. Space is limited. 

Posted:
May 08, 2017
Article source:
Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN)

June 1: Injured Workers' Day Rally & March

When & where: 

  • Rally and march, Thursday, June 1, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET, Queen's Park, Toronto, M7A 1A5
  • Panel discussion, Thursday, June 1, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., OCAD University Auditorium - 100 McCaul Street, Room 190

A rally and march, followed by a panel discussion, are on the agenda for the June 1 event.

Posted:
May 02, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups

May 16: Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

When: Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Barbara Frum branch, 20 Covington Road, Toronto M6A 3C1     

Topics include: Finding the right tenant or landlord, the content of the lease/rental agreement, security and maintenance, privacy, rules of changing the lock, and more. 

Posted:
May 02, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

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

When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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

This information session features Rebecca Stulberg, Steps to Justice project manager, and is intended for service providers and community advocates. Reservations required.

Posted:
April 26, 2017
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre