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 hamroadcd@rogers.com 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

Jan., Feb., March 2017: Online course: The Mental Health of Syrian Refugees

The Refugee Mental Health Project aims to build settlement, social, and health service providers' knowledge and skills regarding refugee mental health.

December 16, 2016
Article source:
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

December 12: Rally to restore the Housing Stability Benefit, Hamilton

When: Monday, December 12, 2016, 12:30 p.m.

Where: Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton 

The Housing Stability Benefit (HSB) helps low-income people in the city pay emergency costs to obtain or retain housing. The city has announced the HSB has run out of money.

December 09, 2016
Article source:
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic / Clinique juridique communautaire de Hamilton

December 19: Public Legal Education Session on Powers of Attorney

When: Monday, December 19, 2016, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Huron/Perth Community Legal Clinic, 59 Lorne Ave East, Stratford, ON

To Register: Call (519) 271-4556, ext. 29 OR e-mail birmink@lao.on.ca

Who will look after your affairs if you become mentally incapable? Come and learn about Powers of Attorney for Personal Care and Powers of Attorney for Property.

December 08, 2016
Article source:
Huron/Perth Community Legal Clinic

January 2017: Basic Income Pilot consultation

When: January 2017

Where: Cities across Ontario - see the link for dates and locations

In-person meetings are taking place across Ontario through January 31. You can attend a meeting or participate in other ways - see the link for more information.

December 07, 2016
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario