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 - 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

On the Radar: Suing in Small Claims Court

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

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April 06, 2017

New or updated resources from CLEO now available

CLEO announces new or updated resources in the areas of Criminal Law, Family Law, Social Assistance, Employment and Work, and Housing Law. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge.

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March 30, 2017

Now in Arabic: Disability benefits in Ontario: Who can get them and how to apply

This resource and other resources in Arabic are available on the CLEO website.

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March 27, 2017

New edition: Taking time off work: Pregnancy and parental leaves and benefits

Updated with new information about the shorter Employment Insurance waiting period that took effect January 1, 2017. 

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March 14, 2017

New edition of 'Rent increases' now available online and in print

Updated with the rent increase Guideline for 2017 and more information about security deposits.

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March 13, 2017

CLEO's new 'how to' resource: Training community workers and leaders

Module 3 of our PLE Toolbox, "Training community workers and leaders," helps you create and deliver a legal information workshop.

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March 10, 2017

On the Radar: Hours of work and breaks: Workers' rights and employers' responsibilities

This month's On the Radar highlights information on the rules about hours of work and breaks, as featured on the Steps to Justice website.

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March 07, 2017

Now in Arabic: Need welfare? How to apply to Ontario Works

This online only resource is available in print friendly PDF format.

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February 23, 2017

Can you prevent legal problems? A fact sheet

Can you prevent legal problems?, a two page fact sheet, canvasses whether the focus on prevention found in health literacy interventions can be neatly applied to the PLEI context.

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February 14, 2017

Child and spousal support when you are on social assistance: New edition now available

This CLEO resource outlines the new rules, describes what people need to do to get spousal support, and has other information about getting child and spousal support when on social assistance.

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February 06, 2017

On the Radar: Good news for parents on social assistance who get child support

This month's On the Radar highlights information that parents on social assistance should know if they're getting child or spousal support.

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January 23, 2017

Learn more about Steps to Justice with our promotional video

Learn more about Steps to Justice with our promotional video.
 

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January 19, 2017

Steps to Justice – A new legal information website, and more

Led by CLEO, Steps to Justice is an initiative that gives comprehensive online information on common legal problems that people experience in family, housing, employment, and other areas of law.

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January 19, 2017