December 8: Income Security Roadmap for Change: What it says, why it matters, and what you can do

This webinar will introduce people to the report and the recommendations it's made to the provincial government. Government is seeking feedback on the report by January 5, 2018.

Posted:
December 05, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

December 4: What the papers say: Research and reporting on workers' compensation in the precarious economy.

When: Mon, 4 December 2017, 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

Where: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Committee Room #4, Toronto M5G 1P5 

This event features presentations by Sara Mojtehedzadeh, Katherine Lippel, and Ellen MacEachen, lived experience presentations, and a panel discussion and questions.

Posted:
November 28, 2017
Article source:
Injured Workers Community Legal Clinic

November 28: Steps to Justice Training, Rexdale

When: November 28, 2017, 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: Rexdale Community Hub, 21 Panorama Court, Toronto, ON M9V 4E3 (room tbd)

Training for front-line workers will include a discussion of the difference between legal information and legal advice plus a tour and case scenarios to show how to use its features.

Posted:
November 24, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

December 7: Invitation to Webinar: Identifying Barriers in Access to Justice for Victims with Disabilities

When: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This is a panel discussion via webinar. It will be broadcast live and will not be accessible afterward.

Posted:
November 23, 2017
Article source:
Department of Justice Canada

December 6: Legal Responses to Sexual Violence: Criminal Justice System & Alternatives

When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST

Where: Friends House, 60 Lowther, Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 

METRAC is presenting a legal information training to discuss other ways of making a complaint and getting a legal response to sexual assault or harassment.

Posted:
November 22, 2017
Article source:
METRAC

December 6: Navigating the New Citizenship Act- What you need to know

When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Eastern time

Where: Online

This webinar is part of the "Improving access to Justice" series, meant to help frontline workers support refugees and vulnerable migrants in accessing legal information.

Posted:
November 22, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

December 7: Human Rights Forum: Colonization and Systemic Racism – Pathways to Change

When: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. EST

Where: Bahen Centre for Information Technology, Auditorium Rm 1160, University of Toronto, 40 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 2E4

To commemorate this year's Human Rights Day, Urban Alliance on Race Relations is hosting a panel of human rights advocates to discuss Colonization and System Racism: Pathways to Change.

Posted:
November 20, 2017
Article source:
Urban Alliance on Race Relations

November 27-29: Disability and Work in Canada national conference

When: Monday to Wednesday, November 27-29, 2017

Where: Canadian War Museum, Ottawa 

Improving access to the labour force for people with disabilities is the theme of an upcoming conference bringing together individuals with a disability and their supporters.

Posted:
November 17, 2017
Article source:
Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy

November 30: Addressing Sexual Violence Presentation, Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, November 30, 2017, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: Waverley Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Road, P7B 1A9

For more information or to reserve a seat: Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre, 184 Camelot Street, 807.345.7819; or nowcproject@tbaytel.net; or 807-345-7802

This is an opportunity for front-line workers and general community members to talk about how to address and end sexual violence.

Posted:
November 16, 2017
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

November 24: Free Forum on Front-Line Drugs Issues

When: Friday, November 24, 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Where: Toronto City Hall, Council Chamber, 100 Queen Street West (at Bay Street)

Information: noharm@canadianharmeduction.com

These presentations will be of interest to people who use drugs, their families, people who provide services, and members of the general public.

Posted:
November 14, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Harm Reduction Network