October 17: Free landlord and tenant rights session

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Toronto Public Library, Northern District Branch, 40 Orchard View Blvd., Toronto

Topics will include respective rights and obligations of landlords and tenants in Ontario, the Residential Tenancies Act, and the new Rental Fairness Act of 2017.

Posted:
October 13, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

October 18: Free Session on Criminal Law

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Malvern Public Library, 30 Sewells Road, Toronto, ON M1B 3G5, Scarborough

What happens when you get arrested? What are the court procedures involved? Who are the players present, and what options do you have? Who represents you and what are your recourses?

Posted:
October 13, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

November 3: Steps to Justice workshop in Hamilton

When: November 3, 2017, 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Centre de santé Communautaire Hamilton, 1320 Barton Street, Hamilton, ON L8H 2W1

To register: Please contact rebecca.stulberg@cleo.on.ca before October 24th, 2017. 

This is a free workshop in Hamilton for front-line workers that includes a tour of Steps to Justice and how to use its features.

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

October 11: How to protect yourself in the digital age

When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Newmarket Public Library, 438 Park Ave., Newmarket

Topics covered include protecting yourself online, government surveillance and border security, and your rights when it comes to companies collecting your data.

Posted:
October 06, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

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