July 13: Free legal workshop on overview of Canadian law

When: Thursday, July 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: Ebenezer United Church, 5000 Steeles Ave. East, Markham, Ontario

A lawyer will provide direction on how to obtain legal advice if required and will answer questions concerning the legal system. In English with translation into Mandarin.

Posted:
June 29, 2017
Article source:
Settlement.Org

June 29: Ontario Basic Income Pilot information session, Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, June 29, 2017, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: West Thunder Community Centre, 915 Edward St S, Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6R2

This is a free session with a short presentation on the OBIP, followed by a question and answer period.

Posted:
June 26, 2017
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

July 11-13: Presentations on Steps to Justice in Ottawa

When: July 11, 12, and 13, 2017, various times

Where: Various locations in Ottawa

These are workshops for front-line workers on Steps to Justice, a new website that gives reliable, step-by-step information on common legal problems in family law, housing, and more.

Posted:
June 26, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

June 28: Ontario Basic Income Pilot information session, Brantford

When: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: The Brantford Labour Centre, 1100 Clarence Street S, Brantford N3S 7N8

This is a free session with a short presentation on the OBIP, followed by a question and answer period. 

Posted:
June 22, 2017
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

June 28: Family Mediation in the Context of Violence

When: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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

This community information session is FREE and open to ALL – but please reserve a seat.

Posted:
June 16, 2017
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

June 20: Training on legal information, Sault Ste. Marie

When: Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: Sault College, Room #M1230

Contact: Rayna at 705-256-7476 ext. 206 or revoy@uwssmalgoma.ca to register by noon Monday, June 19.

This is a Lunch and Learn for service providers to be held at Sault College in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Posted:
June 15, 2017
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

June 15 & 16: Harm Reduction 101

When: June 15 and June 16, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Regent Park Community Centre, 402 Shuter Street, Toronto

This is a free workshop with topics including Housing, Indigenous People and HR, Stigma, STIs, Overdose prevention, Working with Lived Experience.

Posted:
June 14, 2017
Article source:
City of Toronto

June 22: Early termination by tenants experiencing domestic or sexual violence – issues and implications

When: Thursday, June 22, 2017, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET

Where: 55 University Ave., Toronto, 15th floor, and remotely via webinar

This session is for community legal clinic staff and students, private bar, and legal staff of organizations providing services to tenants or to victims of violence or abuse.

Posted:
June 07, 2017
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

June 15: Rethinking Justice: 7th Symposium on HIV, Law and Human Rights

When: Thursday, June 15, 2017, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard St. W., Toronto

Some of the themes this year: Current state of criminalization: Canada and the world, speaking out about the experience of HIV criminalization, and science of HIV transmission.

Posted:
June 06, 2017
Article source:
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

Register for upcoming webinar: Basic Income in Ontario: What low-income people, service providers and advocates need to know

The Ontario government recently announced the details of its Basic Income Pilot Project, and low-income people living in the test areas will start being signed up soon. This wide-ranging and accessible webinar is for low-income people living in all areas of Ontario, people who work with them at various community-based groups and agencies, and interested anti-poverty advocates.

Posted:
June 05, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)