News from CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Produces free legal information in many formats and languages that help low‑income and disadvantaged communities understand their legal rights. A project of CLEO, Your Legal Rights, provides legal information produced by organizations across Ontario, in a variety of languages and formats.

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New and Revised CLEO Publications - November 16, 2017

CLEO announces new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

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November 16, 2017

November 17: Spaces still available! Helping front-line workers find good legal information using www.Stepstojustice.Ca

When: Friday, November 17, 2017, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Where: Room 101, Macdonald Hall, Queen's University, Kingston

The workshop is free and open to all community workers in the Kingston area.

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November 10, 2017

On the Radar: Paying a person's social assistance to someone else

This month's On the Radar talks about when OW and ODSP can pay a person's assistance to someone else.

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November 02, 2017

New and Revised CLEO Publications - October 26, 2017

CLEO announces the publication of new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. 

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October 26, 2017

October 24: Helping your clients find good legal information, Guelph

When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: University of Guelph, University Centre Room 225 (University Centre is on South Ring Road East. Although you cannot drive right to the University Centre, you can park nearby at South Ring Road East and Christie Lane).

The workshop aims to provide strategies and tools to non-legal community workers on how to find reliable, relevant, current legal information to help their clients solve legal issues

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October 22, 2017

November 28: Steps to Justice Training, Rexdale

When: November 28, 2017, 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: Rexdale Community Hub, 21 Panorama Court, Toronto, ON M9V 4E3 (room tbd)

Training for front-line workers will include a discussion of the difference between legal information and legal advice plus a tour and case scenarios to show how to use its features.

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October 16, 2017

November 3: Steps to Justice workshop in Hamilton

When: November 3, 2017, 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Centre de santé Communautaire Hamilton, 1320 Barton Street, Hamilton, ON L8H 2W1

To register: Please contact rebecca.stulberg@cleo.on.ca before October 24th, 2017. 

This is a free workshop in Hamilton for front-line workers that includes a tour of Steps to Justice and how to use its features.

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October 10, 2017

On the Radar: New protection for tenants when a landlord wants to move in

This month's On the Radar explains what's changed and what options tenants have when they're in this situation.

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October 03, 2017

New and Revised CLEO Publications - September 28, 2017

CLEO announces new and updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

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September 28, 2017

Getting Legal Help: A Directory of Community Legal Clinics in Ontario

The 2017/18 edition of Getting Legal Help: A Directory of Community Legal Clinics in Ontario is now available.

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September 25, 2017

On the Radar: Increases to asset limits and gift amounts for people on social assistance

This month's On the Radar highlights changes to the rules about asset values and gifts for people on Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Program.

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September 20, 2017

New or updated resources from CLEO

CLEO announces new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge.

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September 13, 2017

Register for CLEO's Forum: Include, Inform, Inspire: Community Legal Information in 2017: Oct 26, 2017 (Toronto)

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: Chestnut Conference Centre (Dundas St. W. and Chestnut St.) Toronto, Ontario

Registration link 

CLEO invites you to join us for a forum for community workers and others interested in public legal education and information (PLE or PLEI) that will take place in Toronto on Thursday, October 26, 2017. We will gather at the Chestnut Conference Centre (Dundas St. W. and Chestnut St.) from 10:00 – 4:00 to hone our PLEI skills, connect with new resources, and share strategies for helping our clients and communities. Ontario’s PLE Learning Exchange, a partnership of CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario) and OJEN (Ontario Justice Education Network), is hosting this event as part of Ontario’s Access to Justice week, supported by The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG).

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August 30, 2017

New and Revised CLEO Publications - August 15, 2017

CLEO announces that new or updated resources are available in three topic areas, Abuse and Family Violence, Employment and Work, and Housing Law. 

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August 15, 2017

On the Radar: News about rent increases

This month's On the Radar has information about this important change and about the rules for rent increases.

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August 01, 2017

New and Revised CLEO Publications - July 11, 2017

CLEO announces its new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of CLEO's publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

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July 11, 2017

On the Radar: Changes coming for Ontario workers

Following the release of Ontario's Changing Workplaces Review report, the government moved quickly to propose changes to the ESA. On the Radar talks about how these changes could affect workers' rights.

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July 04, 2017

Learn more about CLEO's project to help you get funding for training projects.

The Connecting Communities team helps organizations develop legal information training projects for front-line workers in their community.

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June 28, 2017

July 11-13: Presentations on Steps to Justice in Ottawa

When: July 11, 12, and 13, 2017, various times

Where: Various locations in Ottawa

These are workshops for front-line workers on Steps to Justice, a new website that gives reliable, step-by-step information on common legal problems in family law, housing, and more.

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June 25, 2017