February 8: Not Okay: Taking Your First Legal Steps After a Sexual Assault

When: Thursday, February 8, 2018, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Where: A welcoming and safe location in the College and Bathurst Streets area

NOT OKAY is a project for women survivors of sexual assault in Toronto who want more information about the legal system and the options available to them.

Posted:
October 27, 2017
Article source:
Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

November 7: Advocate or Adversary? Understanding your Lawyer's Role, Thunder Bay

When: Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Waverly Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Road, Thunder Bay P7B 1A9

This information session is free and open to all members of the community, registration required.

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

November 24: A Free Workshop on Recent Changes to Housing, Employment, Immigration and Citizenship Law

When: Friday, November 24, 2017, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto

Information: Minh- Trang Nguyen at (416) 971-9674 ext. 210 or by email to: csalegalclinic@gmail.com

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/a-free-workshop-on-recent-changes-to-housing-employment-immigration-and-citizenship-law-tickets-39260826188

All community service providers and legal clinic caseworkers are welcome to attend. However, since there are a limited number of seats, please register.

Posted:
October 26, 2017
Article source:
Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC)

November and December 2017: Free workshops at HALCO

When: November and December 2017

Where: Specialty Legal Clinic Co-op, 55 University Avenue, 15th Floor Room C2, Toronto (just south of King Street West and the fully accessible St. Andrew subway

Everyone is welcome to attend these workshops, but space is limited so registration is required. 

Posted:
October 24, 2017
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

October 24: Helping your clients find good legal information, Guelph

When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: University of Guelph, University Centre Room 225 (University Centre is on South Ring Road East. Although you cannot drive right to the University Centre, you can park nearby at South Ring Road East and Christie Lane).

The workshop aims to provide strategies and tools to non-legal community workers on how to find reliable, relevant, current legal information to help their clients solve legal issues

Posted:
October 22, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

November 7: Injured Worker Community Meeting, Peel

When: Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Bramalea Community Health Centre, 40 Finchgate Blvd, Suite 224, Brampton L6T 3J1

This is a free afternoon of education, peer support, and legal advice, and a discussion on how you can help fight for better conditions for injured workers.

Posted:
October 18, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups

30 November - 2 December: Canadian Council for Refugees Fall Consultation

The CCR Fall Consultation 2017 theme is Human Rights Have no Borders. It will take place in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Posted:
October 17, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

Countdown to #A2J2017: Access to Justice Week October 23 - 27

No matter where you are in the province or what role you play in the justice system, there are various ways to participate in the Access to Justice Week conversation.

Posted:
October 16, 2017
Article source:
The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG)

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)