June 28: Family Mediation in the Context of Violence

When: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Waverly Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

This community information session is FREE and open to ALL – but please reserve a seat.

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

June 20: Training on legal information, Sault Ste. Marie

When: Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: Sault College, Room #M1230

Contact: Rayna at 705-256-7476 ext. 206 or revoy@uwssmalgoma.ca to register by noon Monday, June 19.

This is a Lunch and Learn for service providers to be held at Sault College in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Posted:
June 15, 2017
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

June 15 & 16: Harm Reduction 101

When: June 15 and June 16, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Regent Park Community Centre, 402 Shuter Street, Toronto

This is a free workshop with topics including Housing, Indigenous People and HR, Stigma, STIs, Overdose prevention, Working with Lived Experience.

Posted:
June 14, 2017
Article source:
City of Toronto

June 22: Early termination by tenants experiencing domestic or sexual violence – issues and implications

When: Thursday, June 22, 2017, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET

Where: 55 University Ave., Toronto, 15th floor, and remotely via webinar

This session is for community legal clinic staff and students, private bar, and legal staff of organizations providing services to tenants or to victims of violence or abuse.

Posted:
June 07, 2017
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

June 15: Rethinking Justice: 7th Symposium on HIV, Law and Human Rights

When: Thursday, June 15, 2017, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard St. W., Toronto

Some of the themes this year: Current state of criminalization: Canada and the world, speaking out about the experience of HIV criminalization, and science of HIV transmission.

Posted:
June 05, 2017
Article source:
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

Register for upcoming webinar: Basic Income in Ontario: What low-income people, service providers and advocates need to know

The Ontario government recently announced the details of its Basic Income Pilot Project, and low-income people living in the test areas will start being signed up soon. This wide-ranging and accessible webinar is for low-income people living in all areas of Ontario, people who work with them at various community-based groups and agencies, and interested anti-poverty advocates.

Posted:
June 05, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Register for upcoming webinar: Immigration Status and Relationship Breakdown: What Women Should Know

Mon, May 29, 2017, 12:00 PM E.S.T.

Register for this webinar at: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/ap63no6lizd&eom

Mon, May 29, 2017, 12:00 PM E.S.T. - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series discusses the different types of immigration status for non-citizen women in Canada and how status may be affected by their partner and the breakdown of their relationship. It explains the April 2017 changes in immigration law, specifically the removal of conditional permanent residence for sponsored spouses/partners and what this means for women who want to leave an abusive relationship. The webinar will also discuss legal options and tips for staying safe. METRAC's Program Lawyer, Silmy Abdullah, will co-present with Immigration lawyer, Caitlin Maxwell of Equity Legal and the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic. Register today at: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/ap63no6lizd&eom

Posted:
May 23, 2017
Article source:
METRAC

October 18-19: Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention conference

When: October 18-19, 2017

Where: London, Ontario

Luke's Place will facilitate a workshop on using technology to support survivors and advocates in rural and remote communities.

Posted:
May 23, 2017
Article source:
Luke's Place

June 6: Access Awareness Event - The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: The View from Canada

When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 ET

  • Panel Discussion: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. This portion of the program will be available as a live webcast.
  • Reception: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W. (at University Avenue), Toronto, please enter through east-side doors facing Nathan Phillips Square. Osgoode Station on the University Subway line is the closest wheelchair accessible subway station.

Join ARCH Disability Law Centre and the Law Society of Upper Canada for a thought-provoking conversation about using the UN process to advance disability rights. 

Posted:
May 19, 2017
Article source:
ARCH Disability Law Centre

Register today for an upcoming webinar - Legal Advice for Survivors of Sexual Assault: Ontario's ILA Pilot Program

When: May 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Where: Online

May 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series reviews the pilot program that provides free independent legal advice (ILA), for survivors of recent and older cases of sexual assault.  This webinar covers who can get free legal advice and what questions a lawyer can help with.  METRAC's Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, co-presents with sexual assault lawyer, Karen Bellehumeur of Jellinek Law Office, Toronto/London.

Posted:
May 16, 2017
Article source:
METRAC