August 29: Information Session on Sex Ed and Your Human Rights

When: Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

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

Contact: Athena Caldarola 416.920.1633 x8221 or caldara@lao.on.ca for more info and/or to register.

This is an information session where people (especially youth!) can learn about opportunities to participate in a legal challenge to the repeal of Ontario's sex ed curriculum.

Posted:
August 27, 2018
Article source:
Justice for Children and Youth

October 18: Legal Capability workshop in Timmins

When: Thursday, October 18, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (and possibly another from 1:30-4:30 if there's enough interest)

Where: Location in Timmins to be confirmed

To register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/helping-people-find-legal-information-and-address-their-legal-problems-tickets-49389272644

CLEO will be offering a free Legal Capability workshop to community and front-line workers in Timmins on Thursday, October 18.

Posted:
August 24, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

October 17: Legal Capability workshop in Kapuskasing

When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Where: Location in Kapuskasing to be confirmed

To register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/helping-people-find-legal-information-and-address-their-legal-problems-tickets-49384371986

CLEO will be offering a free Legal Capability workshop to community and front-line workers in Kapuskasing on Wednesday, October 17. 

Posted:
August 24, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

September 10: Wills & Estates: How the Law Affects You Part 2*

When: Monday, September 10, 2018, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Learn why having a will and powers of attorney are important for you and your loved ones, what the law in Ontario says, and how it affects you, your family, and your estates. 

Posted:
August 21, 2018
Article source:

August 21 and 22: Update on Nuclear Energy Topics, Ottawa

Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) is presenting information on nuclear energy topics with relevance to Canada.

Posted:
August 20, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

September 12: Challenging Solitary Confinement: Panel Discussion at Elizabeth Fry Toronto

When:

  • Annual General Meeting: 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Light refreshments will be served from 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Panel Discussion: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Hart House: 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3

Elizabeth Fry Toronto will host a panel discussion examining the consequences of short and long-term solitary confinement and what changes they expect to see in legislation and practice.

Posted:
August 17, 2018
Article source:
Elizabeth Fry Toronto

September 11: Discover the CCR Migrant Workers Report Cards and how to use them

When: Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Online

If you are concerned about migrant workers' rights, would like to learn more and find out how you can use these report cards, then this webinar is for you.

Posted:
August 14, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

August 15: Community briefing on the future of the Basic Income Pilot Project, Hamilton

When: Wednesday, August 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Safe & Healthy Communities Committee of Hamilton City Council / City Hall Council Chambers, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton

A community briefing on the future of the Basic Income Pilot Project, hosted by Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction. 

Posted:
August 14, 2018
Article source:
Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

August 13-17: Family camp for Spanish-speaking immigrant, non-status, and refugee families

When: Monday to Friday, August 13-17, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m

Where: The Lighthouse, 1008 Bathurst Street, Toronto 

This is a free camp for Spanish-speaking immigrant, non-status, and refugee mothers and their children, ages 4-13 years old.

Posted:
July 18, 2018
Article source:
The Lighthouse

August 2: Learn About Environmental Issues and Your Environmental Rights - Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, August 2, 2018, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

Where: Paterson Auditorium, Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, 3rd Floor, 401 Red River Road, Lakehead University. If you are driving, please park on Waverly Street or a nearby side road. 

CELA will host a free session on environmental issues in Thunder Bay and the ways you can get involved in environmental decision-making that affects your community.

Posted:
July 11, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)