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Registration is now closed for Feb 28 webinar - Dealing with the Children's Aid Society: What Parents Should Know
When: Thu, Feb 28, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
February 28, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. EST - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series is the second of two discussions about the Children's Aid Society. This webinar looks at the child protection process from the point of view of parents who are dealing with the CAS. In this discussion, lawyer Seema Jain, of Jain Family Law and Mediation, discusses what parents should know before, during and after a child protection hearing, in conversation with METRAC’s Legal Director, Tamar Witelson. Due to overwhelming demand and limited budget(s), registration is now closed for this webinar.
When: February 21, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. E.S.T.
February 21, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. E.S.T. - In this webinar in the series on Family Law Education for Women (FLEW), the V/WAP program to support victims and witnesses going through the criminal court process is discussed. Looking at how women complainants of sexual assault and domestic violence may receive support as the victim or witness in the trial process, Carol Nicholson, a Victim/Witness Support Worker from Peel Region joins Tamar Witelson, Legal Director of the Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC).
Register today for our Feb 21 webinar - Exploring an Electricity Affordability Program for Ontario's Low-Income Consumers
When: February 21, 2013 at 12:00 E.S.T.
February 21, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. E.S.T. - With electricity bills projected to increase by 46% from 2010-2015, low-income residential consumers in Ontario (about 733,000 households) may face housing affordability problems and could be forced to make difficult spending decisions such as paying for heat or food. To proactively address this looming crisis, the Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN) is working with a consultant Roger Colton, a U.S. based expert on low-income energy issues, to develop a ratepayer-funded electricity rate affordability program along with a cost estimate for delivering it to Ontario’s low-income consumers.
LIEN has renewed its efforts to advocate for such a program and is working to build public awareness about, and support for, this proposal. The webinar will begin with an overview of LIEN’s advocacy activities and culminate with a detailed presentation of the electricity rate affordability program.
Date Friday, February 22, and Saturday, February 23, 2013
Time 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Friday: 5:30pm - 7 pm: Friday mocktails - a new tradition
Place Salvation Army, 160 Jarvis Street, Toronto
The CCR's three Working Groups provide the forum for CCR members and other refugee and immigrant rights advocates to exchange information, network, and develop policy positions in particular areas of concern.
Date Monday, February 4, 2013
Time 7 p.m.
Place Maja Prentice Theatre, 1350 Burnhamthorpe Road East, Mississauga
Contact Mississauga Community Legal Services
MCLS and MPP Dipika Damerla hosts this FREE housing information session on the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants, and the Landlord and Tenant Board Process.
Date Thursday, January 31, 2013
Time 7 p.m.
Place Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto
Join leading experts from the medical, legal and public health communities as they discuss connections between health and access to justice.
Date Saturday, February 2, 2013
Time 10:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Place IAVGO Community Legal Clinic, 489 College Street, 3RD Floor, Room 302
The workshop is designed for injured workers but injured worker allies are also welcome. Light snacks provided. Space is accessible. Childcare expenses reimbursed up to $50. TC tokens provided.
Date February & March 2013
Time 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Place HALCO Boardroom, 65 Wellesley Street East, 4th Floor, Toronto
HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) announces a series of free public legal education workshops. Everyone is welcome, but space is limited so registration is required.
Date Saturday, February 9, 2013
Time 8:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Place St. Anthony's Banquet Hall, 523 St. Anthony Street, Ottawa
Contact Keenan Wellar
Registration closes February 5, 2013, 4 p.m.
This is a free morning workshop with an optional lunch and learn afternoon with a range of local experts.
Date Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Time 1 p.m. EST
This webinar is a lead up to "From Counting People to Making People Count: Workplace Inclusion Conference," taking place on March 21 and 22, 2013.