June 17: Hamilton rally against social assistance cuts

Date June 17, 2010
Time 1 p.m.
Where Gore Park, Hamilton

On Thursday, June 17, the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty will rally against the Liberal government's decision as part of its 2010 budget to cut the Special Diet Allowance.

Posted:
June 15, 2010
Article source:
Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP)

June 22: Register now for CLEONet's OW & ODSP Rights and Benefits Overview webinar

Date June 22, 2010
Time 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Where Online

This webinar gives an overview of rights and benefits for people receiving financial assistance from Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Plan.

Posted:
June 10, 2010
Article source:
Flemingdon Community Legal Services

June 18: In My Shoes: A Play About Poverty

Date June 18, 2010
Time 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Where Innis Town Hall Theatre, 2 Sussex Ave. Toronto (near St. George subway station)

In My Shoes shares the experiences and reflections of people living in poverty in Sault Ste. Marie, a community that was part of ISAC's Ending Poverty Project.

Posted:
June 09, 2010
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

June 11-12: 2nd Annual Symposium on HIV, Law and Human Rights

Date June 11, 2010 to June 12, 2010
Time TBA
Where Courtyard Marriott Hotel, Toronto

The aim of the symposium is to stimulate dialogue and knowledge exchange between researchers, policy-makers, service providers, legal professionals, community organizations, and people living with HIV.

Posted:
May 26, 2010
Article source:
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

May 26: Register now for CLEONet's webinar on The ABCs of Substitute Decision Making

Date May 26, 2010
Time 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where online

This webinar presents a review of rights and responsibilities related to substitute decision making.

Posted:
May 19, 2010
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

May 27: Register for webinar on Powers of Attorney and Substitute Decision-Making Authorities

Date May 27, 2010
Time 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where online

This webinar presents a review of issues related to powers of attorney and other substitute decision-making authorities.

Posted:
May 19, 2010
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

June 24: IRB information session and Toronto Refugee Affairs Council AGM

Date June 24, 2010
Time 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Where Friends House, 60 Lowther Avenue, (St. George subway station, Bedford road exit, turn left and walk two blocks north to Lowther)

Members and refugee advocates are invited to attend the information session by Immigration and Refugee Board (Toronto) senior staff and annual general meeting of the Toronto Refugee Affairs Council.

Posted:
May 18, 2010
Article source:
Toronto Refugee Affairs Council (TRAC)

July 7: Telling Our Stories - Disability Should Not Equal Poverty

Date July 7, 2010
Time 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Where Metro Hall Rotunda, Toronto

This event will bring together ODSP recipients, agency workers and members of the general public to learn more about what it is really like to live on ODSP. Please note that this event has been rescheduled from June 24 to July 7, 2010.

Posted:
May 17, 2010
Article source:
ODSP Action Coalition

June 10: DiverseCity Counts forum on minorities in the media

Date June 10, 2010
Time 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street, Toronto Trading Floor

This forum will look at how well the media reflects the diversity of the population in both media coverage and in its leadership.

Posted:
May 16, 2010
Article source:
Maytree

June 1-2: Mental health training for settlement workers

Date June 1, 2010 to June 2, 2010
Time 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Room 304, Toronto

These interactive workshops are to enhance the capacity of settlement service workers in addressing the mental health issues of the people they serve.

Posted:
May 12, 2010
Article source:
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)