October 21-22: Connect, Create, Communicate: Public legal education and the access to justice movement

When: Friday and Saturday, October 21-22, 2016

Where: Chestnut Residence & Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto M5G 1R1

Still some seats available for Connect, Create, Communicate, a national conference on access to justice and public legal education and information (PLEI), in Toronto, October 21-22, 2016.

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

November 9: Shut it Down: Challenging Islamophobia, xenophobia and racism in our communities

When: Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Where: Westin Prince Hotel, 900 York Mills Road, Toronto, on York Mills Road near Don Mills

This is a panel discussion to be presented at the OCASI Annual General Meeting 2016.

Posted:
October 12, 2016
Article source:
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)

October 11: Helping your clients find good legal information, Collingwood

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Time: Please indicate whether you can attend from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 1 - 4 p.m., or whether you are available for either time. Times will be confirmed by October 7.

Location: Collingwood Public Library, Community Room C, 55 Ste. Marie St., Collingwood

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

Posted:
October 07, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

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