October 31: Race, Gendered Violence, and the Rights of Women with Precarious Immigration Status

When: Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 2 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This webinar aims to build the capacity of settlement workers and lawyers to work with non-status, racialized women who have experienced gendered violence.

Posted:
October 04, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

October 23: Access to Justice Innovation

When: Monday, October 23, 2017, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Barristers' Lounge, Law Society of Upper Canada, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto

This half-day program kicks off Access to Justice Week by profiling innovative, community driven work from across the justice sector.

Posted:
October 04, 2017
Article source:
The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG)

November 18 & 25: Registration is Now Open for the Tenant School

In conjunction with the Maytree Foundation, the FMTA is pleased to offer its two-day tenant school, running for two full days on November 18 and 25, 2017.

Posted:
October 03, 2017
Article source:
Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA)

October - November: Provincial Launch of Advocates Against Abuse (AAA)

When: Various dates in October and November 2017

Where: Cities throughout Ontario

Register for a session in your community to learn how your agency can add another tool to keep people safe and obtain the complete AAA training package.

Posted:
October 03, 2017
Article source:
Advocates Against Abuse

October 11: Supporting Refugee Claimants: Practical steps (part of Improving Access to Justice series)

When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This webinar is presented as an opportunity for front-line workers across the country to benefit from the expertise of those who have been working with claimants for many years.

Posted:
October 02, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

October 6: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression: the IRB Chairperson's Guideline

When: 6 October 2017, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Eastern time)

Where: Online

This webinar is appropriate for anyone who works with refugees, vulnerable migrants, and other newcomers.

Posted:
September 20, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

October 4: Free session to learn about your Workplace Rights in Ontario

When: Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Toronto Public Library, Fairview Branch, 35 Fairview Mall Dr, North York, ON

Hours of work, pay, overtime, breaks, holidays, and vacations are some of workers' legal rights and duties. Learn about how to protect yourself from arbitrary actions of your employers.

Posted:
September 20, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

September 20: Webinar on Employment Rights and Responsibilities: Important Information for Ontario Newcomers

When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Eastern Time

Where: Online

To learn about employment rights and responsibilities for newcomers to Ontario, please attend one of the webinars on this topic offered by the Ministry of Labour.

Posted:
September 14, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Ministry of Labour

September 19: Unions: Benefits and services for the worker

When: Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Where: 8 Main St. E., Hamilton

You are invited to learn about how unions work in Canada, union membership, its benefits, training opportunities, and fair wages.

Posted:
September 13, 2017
Article source:
Immigrants Working Centre

September 27: Legal Aid Ontario hosts community meeting about legal services for Ontario's Black communities

When: Wednesday September 27, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St, Toronto, ON

LAO wants to hear your views in order to begin the important work of setting up a new, independent, Black-focused and Black-led clinic.

Posted:
September 13, 2017
Article source:
Legal Aid Ontario - Aide juridique Ontario