March 2: Training on the OHRC Policy on preventing discrimination based on creed, Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, March 2, 2017, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Where: Provincial Government Building, 189 Red River Road, Thunder Bay, P7B 1A2

This free, one-day event features an overview of key issues in the new policy, including forms of discrimination based on creed and the duty to accommodate creed beliefs and practices.

February 09, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)

February 15: Your Rights in the Workplace

When: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto

Led by Willowdale Community Legal Services, the workshop for newcomers will focus on Employment Standards, Human Rights, and Employment Insurance.

February 01, 2017
Article source:
The YMCA of Greater Toronto

February & March: Two-part webinar series on family reunification


  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 2 p.m.

Where: Online

Canadian Council for Refugees webinars include encore presentations from popular CCR Consultation sessions, as well as other topics of interest to refugee and newcomer advocates.

January 27, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

February 2: Tenant Rights Info Session

When: Thursday, February 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Parkdale Community Legal Services, 1266 Queen Street West, Toronto

This is a free monthly tenant rights information session hosted by Parkdale Community Legal Services. A short presentation followed by time for your questions.

January 23, 2017
Article source:
Parkdale Community Legal Services

February 21: Community Forum on Strategizing to Prevent Seniors Evictions

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: 192 Spadina Ave, Bigger Bolder Room, lower level

CERA has been working with senior tenants and their service providers to understand the needs of older adults during evictions. You are invited to join them to discuss their findings.

January 20, 2017
Article source:
Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA)

January 30: Information session on Harassment in the Workplace, Thunder Bay

When: Monday, January 30, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

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

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre invites you to their information session, Harassment in the Workplace, Bill 132, Ontario's Sexual Violence and Harassment Legislation.

January 17, 2017
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

January 17: Helping your clients find good legal information, London, Ont.

When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (A additional workshop may be added in the morning if there is enough interest.)

Where: Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre - Library Room 3, 550 Hamilton Road, London, Ont.

To register: Contact Stanislav Rajic at and indicate whether you can bring a laptop/tablet to the workshop. 

A workshop presented by CLEO to help you help your clients when they face a legal issue.

January 13, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

January 30: Public Legal Education Session on Employment Standards, Guelph

When: Monday, January 30, 2017, 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: 176 Wyndham St North, Guelph, Ontario N1H 8N9, Community Room in the Lower Level of the Guelph Community Health Centre

The Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County is hosting a presentation on Employment Standards and Human Rights in the workplace.

January 12, 2017
Article source:
Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County

January 13: Ask me Anything on Veteran Homelessness!

When: Friday, January 13, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. (ET)

Where: Online

Join Jan Richardson, City of London's Manager of Homelessness Prevention, and Cheryl Forchuk, Professor and Associate Director at the University of Western Ontario, for their Ask Me Anything (AMA) session.

January 12, 2017
Article source:
The Homeless Hub

January 31: Free forum on the future of drug policy in Canada

When: Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: Multi-Faith Centre, 569 Spadina Avenue, 1 1/2 blocks north of College St., entrance at rear of building

A panel of experts will talk about the legalization of marijuana, how to address the opioid crisis, the good sense behind decriminalizing all drugs, and more. 

January 09, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Harm Reduction Network