March 4: Public symposium focuses on poverty, housing, and homelessness

Date March 4, 2011
Time 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where Council Chamber, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

The City of Toronto, Toronto Board of Trade, and United Way Toronto will host a symposium on the anniversary of the Senate report "In From the Margins: A Call to Action on Poverty, Housing and Homelessness."

March 03, 2011
Article source:
City of Toronto

March 29: Launch of Road to Justice web site

Date March 29, 2011
Time 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., web site launch and speakers; 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., reception
Where The Law Society of Upper Canada, 130 Queen St. West, Toronto (enter at east doors facing Toronto City Hall)

The Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic and the Law Society of Upper Canada present the launch of Road to Justice, a website dedicated to increasing awareness about the discrimination imposed by Canadian governments on people of Chinese descent in Canada.

February 25, 2011
Article source:
Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC)

March 4-5: CLE Course and Webinar on Criminal and Civil Liability for War Crimes, Genocide, Torture

Date March 4, 2011 to March 5, 2011
Where Bennett Lecture Hall, Flavelle House, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 78 Queen's Park

This course, which will also be available as a webinar, is an overview of how individuals can be held criminally and civilly accountable in Canada and abroad for war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity, and torture.

February 23, 2011
Article source:
Canadian Centre for International Justice (CCIJ)

February 16: Emergency public meeting on new CBSA policy

Date February 16, 2011
Time 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Where 519 Community Centre, 519 Church Street, north of Wellesley

This meeting is about the Canadian Border Services Agency's change of policy, which now requires officers to enter or wait outside anti-violence against women spaces to detain and deport women survivors of violence.

February 15, 2011
Article source:
No One Is Illegal

March 10: Register today for CLEONet's webinar on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Standards

Date March 10, 2011
Time 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Where online

This webinar gives community service organizations information on standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and how they can be used to help clients.

February 11, 2011
Article source:
ARCH Disability Law Centre

February 22: Sponsoring Your Family to Canada workshop

Date February 22, 2011
Time 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Where St. Christopher House, 248 Ossington Avenue, Toronto

This is a workshop for immigrants and their families, service providers, and volunteers, on how to sponsor family members to Canada.

February 10, 2011
Article source:
St. Christopher House Immigrant and Refugee Services

February 26: Law Union of Ontario Conference

Date February 26, 2011
Time 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Where Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto

This conference features, among others, panels on the right to housing challenge, HIV-related criminal prosecutions, the Bedford decision and the decriminalization of prostitution, plus two panels on G20-related topics.

February 07, 2011
Article source:
Law Union of Ontario

February 25: Community forum on housing

Date February 25, 2011
Time 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where O.I.S.E., Room 5280, 252 Bloor St. West (at St. George subway)

"Action for Affordable Housing: Moving Housing Rights Forward in our city, our province, our country" is a free community forum featuring speakers from PIVOT Legal Society in Vancouver, B.C., Sistering, Rooming House Tenants Group - Scarborough, and Toronto Disaster Relief Committee.

February 03, 2011
Article source:
Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO)

March 30: The Family Court Process: After She Leaves

Date March 30, 2011
Time 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This is a one-day skills development training being offered to staff of Ministry of Community and Social Service-funded Violence against Women programs and active Committee members of WomanACT.

February 01, 2011
Article source:
Woman Abuse Council of Toronto

February 28: Register today for CLEONet's webinar on Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Basics

Date February 28, 2011
Time 12 p.m - 1 p.m
Where Online

This webinar gives community workers an overview of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.

January 31, 2011
Article source:
Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)