September 19: Unions: Benefits and services for the worker

When: Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Where: 8 Main St. E., Hamilton

You are invited to learn about how unions work in Canada, union membership, its benefits, training opportunities, and fair wages.

September 13, 2017
Article source:
Immigrants Working Centre

September 27: Legal Aid Ontario hosts community meeting about legal services for Ontario's Black communities

When: Wednesday September 27, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St, Toronto, ON

LAO wants to hear your views in order to begin the important work of setting up a new, independent, Black-focused and Black-led clinic.

September 13, 2017
Article source:
Legal Aid Ontario - Aide juridique Ontario

Save the Date! Access to Justice Week returns October 23 to 27

October 23-27, 2017

Find out more at:

Mark your calendars – for the second annual Access to Justice Week from October 23 to 27. TAG - The Action Group is working with a range of partners to diversify participants in the access to justice conversation and advance meaningful solutions. 

September 06, 2017
Article source:
The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG)

September 6: Learn How to Resolve Your Child Custody and Access Issues

When: Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Fairview Branch, Toronto Public Library, 35 Fairview Mall Dr, North York, ON

The Ontario Bar Association invites you to a session on child custody and access, as family law lawyer Shmuel Stern sets out how family law works in Ontario.

August 31, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

Register for CLEO's Forum: Include, Inform, Inspire: Community Legal Information in 2017: Oct 26, 2017 (Toronto)

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: Chestnut Conference Centre (Dundas St. W. and Chestnut St.) Toronto, Ontario

Registration link 

CLEO invites you to join us for a forum for community workers and others interested in public legal education and information (PLE or PLEI) that will take place in Toronto on Thursday, October 26, 2017. We will gather at the Chestnut Conference Centre (Dundas St. W. and Chestnut St.) from 10:00 – 4:00 to hone our PLEI skills, connect with new resources, and share strategies for helping our clients and communities. Ontario’s PLE Learning Exchange, a partnership of CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario) and OJEN (Ontario Justice Education Network), is hosting this event as part of Ontario’s Access to Justice week, supported by The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG).

August 30, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

September 22: Street Law Smarts 2017 Forum

When: Friday, September 22, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (doors open at 9:30 a.m., starts at 10 a.m. sharp!)

Where: Artscape Youngplace, Lower Level, 180 Shaw Street (near Queen W. & Ossington Streets), T.O., ON

Cost: $20 (Hearty vegetarian lunch provided on site.)

This forum is geared towards frontline workers who work with youth and anyone else who is interested in learning to support young people in navigating the legal system.

August 28, 2017
Article source:
Justice for Children and Youth

October 26: Include, Inform, Inspire: Community Legal Information in 2017

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Chestnut Conference Centre, Dundas St. W. and Chestnut St., Toronto

For more information: 

This is a forum for community workers and others interested in public legal education and information (PLEI) that will take place in Toronto.

August 23, 2017
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

August 28: Basic Income Information Session - Hamilton

When: Monday, August 28, 2017, 6:45 p.m. for a 7 p.m. start, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where: Hamilton Central Library - Hamilton Room, 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON L8N 4E4 

There will be a short presentation about the OBIP by Karen Glass, Assistant Deputy Minister, Poverty Reduction Strategy Division, followed by a question and answer session.

August 21, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services

October 12: Overview of Canadian Law Free Legal Workshop

When: Thursday, October 12, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Ebenezer United Church, 5000 Steeles Ave. East, Markham

A lawyer will provide direction on how to obtain legal advice and will answer questions. This workshop will be conducted in English with a Mandarin translator.

August 18, 2017
Article source:
Ebenezer United Church

September 21: A Rights-Based Approach to Poverty Elimination

When: Thursday, September 21, 2017, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT

Where: Sheridan Conference Centre, 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, ON L6H 2L1 

This is a full-day session of "learning and reflection on what it means to lead with a human-rights based approach in poverty elimination work."

August 17, 2017
Article source:
Halton Community Legal Services