June 14: New tools for helping people find good legal information - A webinar for community workers

When: Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This CLEO webinar is for community workers who help users find legal information. It covers Steps to Justice, a new website for helping clients find information about common legal problems.

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

May and June 2017: Retiring on a low income: Plain language advice

These are free workshops at Toronto Public Library branches.

Posted:
May 09, 2017
Article source:
Open Policy Ontario

May 17: Low-Income Energy Network 2017 annual conference

When: Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Confederation Place Hotel, 237 Ontario Street, Kingston 

There is no registration fee for this conference, but you are asked to register as soon as possible. Space is limited. 

Posted:
May 08, 2017
Article source:
Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN)

June 1: Injured Workers' Day Rally & March

When & where: 

  • Rally and march, Thursday, June 1, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET, Queen's Park, Toronto, M7A 1A5
  • Panel discussion, Thursday, June 1, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., OCAD University Auditorium - 100 McCaul Street, Room 190

A rally and march, followed by a panel discussion, are on the agenda for the June 1 event.

Posted:
May 02, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups

May 16: Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

When: Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Barbara Frum branch, 20 Covington Road, Toronto M6A 3C1     

Topics include: Finding the right tenant or landlord, the content of the lease/rental agreement, security and maintenance, privacy, rules of changing the lock, and more. 

Posted:
May 02, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

May 11: Information session on Steps to Justice, Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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

This information session features Rebecca Stulberg, Steps to Justice project manager, and is intended for service providers and community advocates. Reservations required.

Posted:
April 26, 2017
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

May 4: Free event on the Canadian Immigration System

When: Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Toronto Public Library - Flemingdon Park, 29 St. Dennis Drive, North York, ON

Canada's Immigration System: Who Gets In is an overview of the law that dictates who may come to Canada permanently, or for a temporary purpose such as a visitor or student.

Posted:
April 25, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

April & May: Art and Tomatoes Exhibit

Opening Reception & Festival Party: Monday May 1, 2017, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St, Toronto

Exhibitions:

  • April 8 - May 30, The Public Window Gallery, 58 Lansdowne Ave
  • April 24 – May 19, Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St
  • May 1 - 28, Whippersnapper Gallery, 594b Dundas St W

This exhibit was organized to mark the 50th year in which migrant farmworkers have come to Canada to feed our families, yet have no access to citizenship.

Posted:
April 21, 2017
Article source:
No One Is Illegal

April 25: Addictions in the Workplace, Clinical and Legal Perspectives

When: Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: 601 Cumberland, Ottawa K1N 6N5, second floor above Café Nostalgica, fully accessible

To register: https://www.reach.ca/?lid=V5TQP-THD6G-N7E73&pkForm=8

How substance use and abuse is conceptualized, the variety of treatment approaches, how to support a person struggling with substance use, information about local treatment options.

Posted:
April 20, 2017
Article source:
Reach Canada

May 4: Indigenous Peoples' Court in Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, May 4, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Italian Cultural Centre, 132 Algoma St S., Thunder Bay, ON P7B 3B7

The topic of this presentation is, "Indigenous Peoples' Court in Thunder Bay: How a new approach to the Criminal Justice System could improve outcomes for women & their families."

Posted:
April 19, 2017
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre