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On the Radar: New rules protect consumers in door-to-door sales

As of March 1, businesses selling certain products or services can't phone people or come to their homes without being invited. These products include furnaces, water heaters, and more.

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May 11, 2018

New or updated CLEO resources now available

Updated resources on the topics of payday loans, child support, and your rights at work are now available.

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May 02, 2018

New edition: Police Powers - Stops and Searches

This edition includes information about the powers of the police when doing "street checks".

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April 27, 2018

On the Radar: Standard lease for Ontario landlords and tenants coming this month

Starting April 30, 2018, most residential landlords and tenants in Ontario will have to use the government's new standard lease. This month's On the Radar explains the rules about using it.

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April 20, 2018

Steps to Justice has a new and improved design

After extensive user testing, CLEO is pleased to announce a new and improved redesign of the Steps to Justice website.

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April 17, 2018

May 3: Windsor Lunch and Learn: Clients with legal questions? CLEO can help.

When: Thursday, May 3, 2018, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: United Way Windsor-Essex County Boardroom, 300 Giles Boulevard East, Unit A1, Windsor ON

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April 13, 2018

A new edition of Fighting an Eviction is now available from CLEO

Updated with the new rules that apply when a landlord claims they want to take over a rental unit for their own use. Also has new information on getting help to pay the rent.

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April 13, 2018

New edition: Taking time off work - For new and expecting parents

This edition contains updated information for new and expecting parents about longer job leaves, extended Employment Insurance benefits, and benefit amounts for 2018.

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March 21, 2018

Rent increases: A new edition of this CLEO publication is now available

The new edition has information about the 2018 guideline, rent guideline coverage for newer rental units, and the elimination of above-guideline increases based on utility costs.

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March 13, 2018

On the Radar: Sexual harassment and human rights in Ontario

This month's On the Radar talks about making a human rights complaint about sexual harassment at work.

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March 06, 2018

March 23: Older Women and Domestic Violence

When: Friday, March 23, 2018, 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This webinar is presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at METRAC and Rochella Vassell from Elder Abuse Ontario, as part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) project.

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March 02, 2018

March 12: Parental Alienation, Family Law, and Mothers: a discussion

When: Monday, March 12, 2018, 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Where: Online

This webinar is presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at METRAC and Malerie Rose, Lawyer, Rose Family Law as part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) project.

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March 02, 2018

Register today for an upcoming webinar: Parental Alienation, Family Law, and Mothers on March 12, 2018

Date:March 12, 2018
Time: 12:30pm to 1:45pm

This webinar is presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at METRAC and Malerie Rose, Lawyer, Rose Family Law as part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) project and hosted by CLEO.

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March 02, 2018

Register today for an upcoming webinar: Older Women and Domestic Violence March 23, 2018

Date: March 23, 2018
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Register at: 
https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=oso0gvpex4c6&campaign=lnr2t3ssij7a

This webinar is presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at METRAC and Rochella Vassell from Elder Abuse Ontario, as part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) project and hosted by CLEO. 

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March 02, 2018

REMINDER - PLE Learning Exchange Community of Practice call - Thursday, March 1

When: Thursday, March 1, 2017, 12 noon - 1 p.m. EST

Where: On the phone

Chris Veldhoven, LGBTQ Community Program Coordinator with The LGBTQ Parenting Network, will talk about legal-information-related initiatives in the health promotion work of the Network.

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February 26, 2018
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February 20, 2018

Register today for Feb 21 webinar - Money, Abuse and Safety: Tips for Women

Date: WednesdayFebruary 21, 2018
Time: 12:00pm to 1:15pm
 

This webinar is a discussion about money, partner abuse, and safety. The webinar provides tips for women to get control of their budget, and about what money matters to look out for that could be part of an abusive relationship. This webinar is presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at METRAC, and Anne Arbour, Financial Educator at the Credit Counselling Society, as part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) project and hosted by CLEO.

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February 14, 2018

New and Revised CLEO Publications - February 13, 2018

CLEO is pleased to announce 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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February 13, 2018

On the Radar: Better employment standards for workers in Ontario

Recent changes to Ontario's Employment Standards Act (ESA) aim to improve conditions for workers. This month's On the Radar highlights some of these changes.

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February 07, 2018

February 20: Helping your clients find good legal information, Mississauga

When: Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Peel Multicultural Council, 6630 Turner Valley Road, Mississauga, Room 329

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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January 19, 2018