December 1: Criminals and Victims? Race, Law and HIV Exposure in Ontario

Date December 1, 2010
Time 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Where Bennett Lecture Hall, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, 78 Queen's Park, Toronto

The African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario (ACCHO) is holding a symposium, Criminals and Victims? Race, Law and HIV Exposure in Ontario, to launch their paper on the impact of the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure on African, Caribbean and Black communities.

Posted:
November 10, 2010
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

December 13: ARCH's 30th Anniversary Symposium

Date December 13, 2010
Time 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; reception at 5:30 p.m.
Where David Lamont Learning Centre, Law Society of Upper Canada, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto

ARCH celebrates 30 years of service to people with disabilities by reflecting on further action needed to advance the rights of our community by employing the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, reducing poverty, ensuring the right to make one's own decisions, and ensuring full inclusion in the democratic process.

Posted:
November 05, 2010
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November 10: Refugees and Human Smuggling: Bill C-49 Forum

Date November 10, 2010
Time 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Where University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Bennett Lecture Hall, Flavelle House, 78 Queen's Park Crescent West (just south of Museum Subway station)

Panelists will discuss the impacts of Bill C-49 on refugee claimants and reflect on Canada's international obligations towards refugees, past, present and future.

Posted:
November 03, 2010
Article source:
Amnesty International

December 2: Introduction to Family Law and Family Law Legal Services

Date December 2, 2010
Time 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Where HALCO Boardroom, 65 Wellesley Street East, Suite 207, Toronto (one block east of Yonge Street/Wellesley Subway Station)

Part of HALCO's Public Legal Education Program Workshop series, this workshop is presented by Emma Barz, Legal Aid Ontario Family Law Duty Counsel Lawyer.

Posted:
November 01, 2010
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

December 7: HIV & Private Insurance Issues

Date December 7, 2010
Time 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Where HALCO Boardroom, 65 Wellesley Street East, Suite 207, Toronto (one block east of Yonge Street/Wellesley Subway Station)

Part of HALCO's Public Legal Education Program Workshop series, this workshop is presented by Renée Lang, HALCO Litigation Lawyer.

Posted:
November 01, 2010
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

November 9: Holding Power Accountable (and more)

Date November 9, 2010
Time 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto

This is a training session on how to file complaints against the police, the City of
Toronto, and the Government of Ontario, plus information on the injury compensation system for victims of crime.

Posted:
October 27, 2010
Article source:
Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC)

November 10: Working with Muslim women & their families

Date November 10, 2010
Time 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where Ryerson University Student Centre

This is an interactive, comprehensive training workshop on cultural awareness presented by the Alternative for Her Community Centre.

Posted:
October 27, 2010
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November 25: Ontario Disability Support Program and You

Date November 25, 2010
Time 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Where HALCO Boardroom, 65 Wellesley Street East, Suite 207, Toronto (one block east of Yonge Street/Wellesley Subway Station)

Part of HALCO's Public Legal Education Program Workshop series, this workshop is presented by Jill McNall, HALCO Community Legal Worker.

Posted:
October 27, 2010
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November 22: 3rd Annual Howard Adelman Lecture

Date November 22, 2010
Time 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Where OISE Library, 252 Bloor Street West (direct entrance from St. George subway station), Toronto

The York University Centre for Refugee Studies presents the 3rd Annual Howard Adelman Lecture, featuring Alex Neve, on the topic, "A View From Guantanamo Bay: Omar Khadr, Citizenship and Canada's Commitment to Human Rights."

Posted:
October 26, 2010
Article source:
Centre for Refugee Studies (at York University)

November 12: Working legally in Canada: How to obtain the work permit

Date November 12, 2010
Time 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Where 248 Ossington Avenue

This workshop, presented by the Newcomer Settlement Program at St Christopher House, will explain how immigrants can receive a work permit to legally work in Canada.

Posted:
October 20, 2010
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