September 23-25: Who Belongs? Rights, Benefits, Obligations and Immigration Status

Date September 23, 2010 to September 25, 2010
Time tba
Where Flavelle House, 78 Queen's Park Crescent West (Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)

This conference will examine the issue of discrimination on the basis of immigration status, focusing on the rights, benefits, and obligations allocated to people in Canada and how that allocation may depend on citizenship or immigration status.

Posted:
August 30, 2010
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September 28: Register now for CLEONet's Sexual Assault and Harassment webinar

Date September 28, 2010
Time 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EDT
Where online

This webinar looks at legal and social aspects of sexual assault and sexual harassment, legal options for women who experience violence, and the changes needed to end it.

Posted:
August 25, 2010
Article source:
METRAC

October 25-26: Witnessing Victims' Resistance to Violence and Oppression

Date October 25, 2010 to October 26, 2010
Time TBA
Where Ottawa

Participants at this workshop will learn gentle, straightforward, and effective interviewing skills for honouring victims' responses and resistance to violence, identifying offenders' pre-existing ability to act respectfully, and promoting positive social responses.

Posted:
August 09, 2010
Article source:
Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime

CLEO offers workshops on Your Rights Your Language Project

Do you work with clients who need legal information? Do your clients need access to resources in languages besides English and French? CLEO is now accepting invitations to come introduce service providers to the resources produced by the Your Rights. Your Language (YRYL) Project.

Posted:
August 09, 2010
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

October 29-30: National Forum on Homelessness

Date October 29, 2010 to October 30, 2010
Time TBA
Where Université du Québec à Montréal

This forum invites community-based organizations, public institutions, and elected representatives from all over Canada to dialogue on intervention issues with homeless persons.

Posted:
August 08, 2010
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August 8: Public Info Session on Taking Post-g8/g20 Legal Action

Date August 8, 2010
Time 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Where United Steelworkers Hall (wheelchair accessible), 25 Cecil Street, near the intersection of College and Spadina

This session will provide basic legal information about how to file a human rights claim, how to sue the police, the police complaints process, and the class action lawsuit(s) (that are currently in discussion).

Posted:
August 02, 2010
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September 2: Free legal clinic on family law and child protection

Date September 2, 2010
Time 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Where Community Action Resource Centre, 2562 Eglinton Ave. West, Toronto

This free legal clinic on family law and child protection will take place every other Thursday beginning September 2.

Posted:
July 27, 2010
Article source:
Community Action Resource Centre

July 23: Maintenance Tips for Tenants Workshop - Trenton

Date July 23, 2010
Time 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Where Quinte West Public Library, 7 Creswell Drive, 1st Floor, Trenton

This is a tenants' workshop on maintenance and repair issues.

Posted:
July 20, 2010
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July 22: Peel Regional Diversity Roundtable

Date July 22, 2010
Time 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where Peel District School Board, Inglewood Room, 3rd Floor

The Peel Regional Diversity Roundtable is sponsoring a free public forum that will explore the state of political representation for women and racialized peoples and immigrants.

Posted:
July 20, 2010
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September 13: Register now for CLEONet's webinar on Pay Day Loans Act

Date September 13, 2010
Time 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where Online

This webinar focuses on consumers' rights under the Pay Day Loans Act and ways to enforce those rights through the courts and the Ministry of Consumer Services.

Posted:
July 13, 2010
Article source:
Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc.