Register now for Webinar on Staying Home Safely After Abuse: Court Orders That Can Help

When: Monday, August 22, 2016, 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. E.T.

Where: Online

This webinar discusses different kinds of family and criminal court orders that can help a woman force an abusive partner to leave her home and stay away.

Posted:
August 16, 2016
Article source:
METRAC

June 23: Celebration of Indigenous Peoples Event

When: Thursday, June 23, 2016, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. (panel discussion, 3 - 5 p.m., reception, 5 - 6 p.m.)

Where: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W., Toronto

RSVP: This public event is free, but space is limited. 

Presentations include, What are law schools and the Law Society doing to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action? How can training promote Intercultural competence?

Posted:
June 21, 2016
Article source:
Law Society of Upper Canada

June-October: Trauma and Refugee Mental Health Training

OCASI has been providing training for front-line workers in OCASI member agencies, on war trauma and refugee mental health. In-person training sessions have begun across the province.

Posted:
June 21, 2016
Article source:
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)

August 30 & 31: OJEN's 2016 Summer Law Institute

When: Tuesday, August 30, & Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

Where: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M5H 2N6

The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is hosting the 2016 Summer Law Institute (SLI), a two-day professional development conference for secondary school teachers on August 30 & 31, 2016.

Posted:
June 21, 2016
Article source:
OJEN-ROEJ Ontario Justice Education Network Réseau ontarien d'éducation juridique

Wednesday, June 22: Every Worker Has Rights International Webinar

When: Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 9 a.m. ET 

Where: Online

Registration: http://www.citizenship.gov.on.ca/english/keyinitiatives/geo_notice.shtml

This webinar will cover the right to be treated fairly at work, to work in a safe and healthy workplace, to be trained to deal with workplace hazards, and to join a trade union.

Posted:
June 21, 2016
Article source:
Ontario Ministry of Labour

September 9-10: Canadian Council for Refugees Working Group meetings - Montreal 2016

The CCR's Working Groups are a forum for CCR members and other refugee and immigrant rights advocates to exchange information, network and develop policy positions in particular areas of concern.

Posted:
June 16, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

June 16: Local Poverty Reduction Fund Webinar: Application Process – Business Case and Partnerships

When: Thursday, 16 June 2016, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT

Where: Online

The webinar will cover Context and Purpose of the Fund, Application Requirements – specifically the Business Case and Partnerships & Collaborations, and Q & A.

Posted:
June 14, 2016
Article source:
Ontario Trillium Foundation

June 16: Register now for Webinar on Child Custody and Access: Ideas for Single Mothers

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016, 3 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. E.T.

Where: Online

This webinar reviews basics about child custody and access, and discusses ideas for mothers about the rights and responsibilities of raising children, after the relationship between parents ends. 

Posted:
June 09, 2016
Article source:
METRAC

Call for Proposals - Connect, Create, Communicate: Public Legal Education and the Access to Justice Movement

The conference will take place on October 20-21 in Toronto. Registration is open now at http://bit.ly/1RXeKXy.
All proposals must be received by 6pm on Monday, June 27, 2016. 

LawConnect Ontario (a collaboration of Community Legal Education Ontario or CLEO and the Ontario Justice Education Network or OJEN) and The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG) are hosting Connect, Create, Communicate, a conference on public legal education and information (PLEI) and access to justice (A2J). The conference will take place on October 20-21 in Toronto. We welcome participation from interested legal professionals, community workers, students, and other people working in access to justice and doing PLEI. All proposals must be received by 6pm on Monday, June 27, 2016. 

Posted:
June 08, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

June 8: Helping your clients find good legal information - Kenora workshop

Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Afternoon session may be offered pending community interest. Let us know if you require/would prefer a PM session: 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.).

Location: Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre, 931 Lakeview Dr., Kenora 

This workshop for service providers aims to help you decide if there is a legal issue in your client's problem, find dependable sources of legal information, and more.

Posted:
June 03, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)