October and November 2016: Free Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO

When: Various dates in October and November 2016, 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: HALCO office/Specialty Legal Clinic Co-op, 55 University Avenue, 15th Floor, Toronto (just south of King Street West and the fully accessible St. Andrew subway station):

Workshop topics: HIV disclosure and the law, sponsoring your family to immigrate, receiving money while on ODSP, medical assistance in dying, Canada's medical marijuana laws.

Posted:
October 06, 2016
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

October 17: Seeking public participation for 'Redesigning Justice: How would you do it?'

When: Monday, October 17, 2016, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Law Society of Upper Canada, 130 Queen Street West, Barristers Lounge, Toronto

Members of the public interested in justice issues are invited to attend a public design session, called Redesigning Justice: How would you do it? on October 17 in Toronto.

Posted:
October 05, 2016
Article source:
The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG)

October 6: Helping your clients find good legal information, Toronto Reference Library

When: Thursday, October 6, 2016, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Where: Toronto Reference Library (Learning Centre 1), 789 Yonge Street, Toronto

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

Posted:
October 05, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Register now for Webinar on How and When to Prove Abuse in Family Court

When: Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series discusses ways of trying to prove abuse in a Family Court case, and when it can affect the Court's decision.

Posted:
September 27, 2016
Article source:
METRAC

October 20-21: Connect, Create, Communicate 2016: Public Legal Education and the Access to Justice Movement

When: Thursday, October 20, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – Friday, October 21, 2016, 3 p.m.

Where: Chestnut Residence & Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto

The presenters welcome participation from legal professionals, community workers, students, and other people working in access to justice and doing PLEI.

Posted:
September 21, 2016
Article source:
The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG)

September 23: Lunch & Learn / Dîner - Causerie: How to Support Clients with Mental Illness - What are Their Rights?

When: Friday, September 23, 2016, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) Community Room959 Wellington Street West, Ottawa

The event will emphasize an introduction to Mental Health Law, what community workers should understand, how they can help, and resources available in Ottawa.

Posted:
September 20, 2016
Article source:
Connecting Ottawa/Connexion Ottawa

September 28: Can a Basic Income Guarantee Eliminate Poverty?

When: 

Where: Evergreen Seniors Centre, 283 Woolwich Street, Guelph N1H 3Y8

This is a free event featuring a panel discussion. All are invited. 

Posted:
September 13, 2016
Article source:
Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination

September 20: Helping your clients find good legal information, Kingston

When: Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 2:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Where: Kingston Frontenac Public Library - Isabel Turner Branch, Gates Room, 935 Gardiners Road, Kingston

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

Posted:
September 12, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

October 6: Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure and its Broader Implications

When: Thursday, October 6, 2016, 5:45 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: 20 Toronto Street, 2nd floor, Toronto M5C 2B8

This event on criminal law and HIV includes a film screening and panel discussion.

Posted:
September 09, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Bar Association (CBA)

September, October: Legal advice for refugee sponsors, Oakville & Burlington

When: September and October 2016

Where: Oakville and Burlington

Halton Community Legal Services is hosting free workshops to refugee sponsors, groups and organizations supporting refugees.

Posted:
September 01, 2016
Article source:
Hamilton Spectator