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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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

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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 26, 2017

New and Revised CLEO Publications - June 14, 2017

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

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June 14, 2017

On the Radar: What happens when someone on ODSP gets a medical review date

This month's On the Radar talks about the process that the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) uses when they do a medical review.

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June 07, 2017

On the Radar: What happens when someone on ODSP gets a medical review date

This month’s On the Radar talks about the process that the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) uses when they do a medical review. 

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May 31, 2017

New and Revised CLEO Publications - May 24, 2017

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

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May 24, 2017

CLEO's Steps in a Family Law Case wins 2017 ClearMark Award

CLEO's Steps in a Family Law Case won first place in the long website category at the 2017 ClearMark Awards, which recognizes excellence in writing and information design.

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May 17, 2017

June 14: New tools for helping people find good legal information - A webinar for community workers

When: Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This CLEO webinar is for community workers who help users find legal information. It covers Steps to Justice, a new website for helping clients find information about common legal problems.

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May 10, 2017

On the Radar: Being sued in Small Claims Court

This month's On the Radar highlights information about being sued in Small Claims Court, as featured on the Steps to Justice website.

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May 08, 2017

New and Revised CLEO Publications - April 26, 2017

CLEO is pleased to announce the following new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. 

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April 28, 2017

New and Revised CLEO Publications - April 20, 2017

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

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April 20, 2017

Separation and divorce: Child support

A new edition of Separation and Divorce: Child support is now available. It explains the new rules for parents who get social assistance and child support.

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April 11, 2017