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.More information
CLEO announces new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge.
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.
This month's On the Radar highlights information about making a claim in Small Claims Court, as featured on the Steps to Justice website.
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.
This resource and other resources in Arabic are available on the CLEO website.
Updated with new information about the shorter Employment Insurance waiting period that took effect January 1, 2017.
Updated with the rent increase Guideline for 2017 and more information about security deposits.
Module 3 of our PLE Toolbox, "Training community workers and leaders," helps you create and deliver a legal information workshop.
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.
This online only resource is available in print friendly PDF format.
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.
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.
This month's On the Radar highlights information that parents on social assistance should know if they're getting child or spousal support.
Learn more about Steps to Justice with our promotional video.
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.
Steps to Justice provides comprehensive and reliable information on everyday legal problems related to family, housing, employment and other areas of law.
Stepstojustice.ca aims to provide reliable answers to common legal questions and problems. 'It’s sort of like an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) of law,' says Paul Schabas, the treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
CLEO and OJEN request your help assessing the need among community agencies to access public legal education presentations for their clients and staff.
When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (A additional workshop may be added in the morning if there is enough interest.)
Where: Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre - Library Room 3, 550 Hamilton Road, London, Ont.
To register: Contact Stanislav Rajic at firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate whether you can bring a laptop/tablet to the workshop.
A workshop presented by CLEO to help you help your clients when they face a legal issue.
The government has made new rules about when the police can ask you to identify yourself. These rules are expected to take effect on January 1, 2017.