August 9: Learn About Environmental Issues and Your Environmental Rights - Timmins

When: Thursday, August 9, 2018, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Ballroom A, Senator Hotel, 14 Mountjoy Street South, Timmins

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

Posted:
July 09, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

September 25: Violence against Women as a Tool of Control

When: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Where: Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Hall, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4W 2G8

Linda Silver Dranoff discusses the years when she and a generation of women lawyers championed the rights of Canadian women and families supporting a larger feminist movement,

Posted:
June 28, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Public Library

June 28: 'Irregular' not 'illegal,' 'asylum seekers' not 'queue jumpers': Demystifying the Canada-US border crossings and exploring the City of Ottawa's role

When: Thursday, June 28, 2018, 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: University of Ottawa Faculty of Law Building (Fauteux Hall), 57 Louis-Pasteur Private, Room 302, Ottawa K1N 6N5

This panel will demystify the situation at the Canada-US border, explain the Safe Third Country Agreement, and explore ways Ottawa can support those seeking safety in Canada.

Posted:
June 20, 2018
Article source:
Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership (OLIP)

September 26: Elder Law Issues

When: Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Lillian H. Smith Branch, Toronto Public Library, 239 College Street, Toronto, ON  M5T 1R5

Presentations will address a variety of considerations, different forms of elder abuse, legal rights, and ways a lawyer can help you and your family. 

Posted:
June 19, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

June 20: Annual Law Society of Ontario program honouring Pride Month

When: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Panel discussion: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., Reception: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto

Join the Law Society of Ontario and the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law (SOGIC) Section of the Ontario Bar Association for our annual program honouring Pride Month.

Posted:
June 18, 2018
Article source:
Law Society of Ontario

July 11: Retiring On A Low Income

When: July 11, 2018, 6 p.m.

Where: Lillian H. Smith Library, 239 College St., Toronto, Ontario

John Stapleton from Open Policy Ontario shares how to get the most from income security programs like OAS, GIS, CPP, and ODSP.

Posted:
June 15, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Public Library

June 18: Introduction to Employment Law and the Workplace, Sudbury

When: Monday, June 18, 2018, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: Valley East Public Library and Citizen Service Centre4100 Elmview Drive, Hanmer, ON

This is a discussion of the basics of the employment relationship, employment contracts, rights and responsibilities of employers and employees, and recent changes to employment law.

Posted:
June 07, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

June 10 - June 23: Pride Toronto Human Rights Panels

When: Dates in June beginning June 10 and ending June 23, 2018

Where: Various venues in Toronto

CBC Toronto is a sponsor of this year's Pride Toronto Human Rights Panels, a series of conversations throughout the month. 

Posted:
June 04, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

June 5: Access Awareness 2018

When: Tuesday, June 5, 2018. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m., Panel; 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Reception

Where: Osgoode Hall, Lamont Learning Centre, 130 Queen St. W., Toronto (University Avenue and Queen Street West). Osgoode Station on the University Subway line is the closest wheelchair accessible subway station.

Join ARCH Disability Law Centre and the Law Society of Ontario for a discussion about privacy rights and disability.

Posted:
May 31, 2018
Article source:
ARCH Disability Law Centre

June 14: End Unjust HIV Criminalization: A Community Dialogue

When: Thursday, June 14, 2018, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ET

Join activists—people living with HIV, community organizations and human rights advocates—for a community dialogue about where the struggle goes from here.

Posted:
May 29, 2018
Article source:
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network