News from Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc.

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) is a non-profit public legal education project. CLS provides workshops on a variety of social welfare law topics to non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and various marginalized and low-income citizen groups.

PLEASE NOTE: Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) does not represent individual clients or engage in the private practice of law. They are an exclusively educational organization.

CLS, in conjunction with Lambton College, also offers a Certificate in Community Advocacy. This online program is designed for trusted intermediaries and focuses on enhancing existing skills and knowledge with practical, how-to instruction about the social programs and other issues that often impact those who are marginalized and/or live in poverty.

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Register now for February 29 Webinar, Debt Settlement Service Agreements

When: Monday, February 29, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. EST

Where: Online

This webinar looks at the difference between nonprofit credit counselling agencies and for-profit debt settlement companies and explain how each works to help you repay your debts.

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January 22, 2016

Register now for February 8 webinar, Door-to-Door Sales - Water Heater Sales and Rentals 2016

When: Monday, February 8, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. EST

Where: Online

Problems with door-to-door water heater sales and rentals have become such a big problem that Ontario now has special protections just for them.

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January 21, 2016

Register now for Feb. 1 webinar, Wireless Services (Cell Phone) Contracts - 2016 Update

When: Monday, February 1, 2016 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. EST

Where: Online

This webinar looks at cell phone and other wireless agreements in light of new rights and protections under the Ontario Wireless Services Act and the federal Wireless Code.

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January 20, 2016

Spaces still available for March 31 webinar: Building Effective Workshops for Trusted Intermediaries: Emphasis on Consumer Protection Topics

When: Monday, March 31, 2014, 12 p.m. EDT

Where: Online

This webinar takes you through the planning, design, preparation, presentation, and evaluation processes for Public Legal Education workshops with an emphasis on consumer protection.

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March 24, 2014

May 23: Register now for CLEO's webinar - Telephone and Mail Agreements

Date Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Time 12 p.m. ET
Where Online

This webinar looks at remote agreements made by telephone or mail.

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May 03, 2012

April 16: Register now for CLEO's webinar - Fighting Telephone Trickery using Consumer Protection Laws

Date Monday, April 16, 2012
Time 12 p.m. ET
Where Online

This webinar looks at telephone scams and other consumer problems with phones.

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April 12, 2012

March 19: Register now for CLEO's webinar, Watch Your Step on the Internet!

Date March 19, 2012
Time 12 p.m. ET
Where Online

This webinar looks at common scams such as phishing, advance fee frauds, prize and lottery scams, the grandparent scam, and cheque overpayment scams.

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February 28, 2012

February 13: Register now for CLEO's webinar, Surviving Home Renovations with the Consumer Protection Act

Date February 13, 2012
Time 12 p.m.
Where Online

This interactive webinar looks looks at the rights of the consumer who is renovating a house, and how the Consumer Protection Act and the Construction Lien Act protect the owner when contracting for renovations.

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December 14, 2011

November 14: Register today for CLEO's webinar on Unfair Practices under the Consumer Protection Act

Date November 14, 2011
Time 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where Online

This interactive webinar looks at the specific protections afforded by the Consumer Protection Act (CPA). It covers the impact of false, misleading, or deceptive representations by vendors.

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October 28, 2011

October 17: Register now for CLEONet's webinar on the Energy Consumer Protection Act 2010

Date October 17, 2011
Time 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where Online

This webinar presents a review of the enhanced protections in the new Energy Consumer Protection Act 2010. 

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September 23, 2011

January 17: Register today for CLEONet's Private Career Colleges Act webinar

Date January 17, 2011
Time 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where online

This webinar gives community workers information on how students and their advocates can protect themselves under the recently revised Private Career Colleges Act.

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January 10, 2011

January 17, 2011: CLEONet's Private Career Colleges Act webinar

Date January 17, 2011
Time 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where online

This webinar looks at the ways students and their advocates can protect themselves under the recently revised Private Career Colleges Act.

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December 08, 2010

October 18: Register now for Monday's Motor Vehicle Dealers Act webinar

Date October 18, 2010
Time 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where online

This webinar for community workers and advocates gives an overview of recently strengthened consumer protections related to new and used motor vehicle sales and leases in Ontario.

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October 14, 2010

September 13: Register now for CLEONet's webinar on Pay Day Loans Act

Date September 13, 2010
Time 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where Online

This webinar focuses on consumers' rights under the Pay Day Loans Act and ways to enforce those rights through the courts and the Ministry of Consumer Services.

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July 14, 2010