19 octobre – 25 janvier 2018: Groupe de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence de leur partenaire

When: 19 octobre – 25  janvier 2018, 18h30 - 21h00

Where: Ottawa Est (Vanier)

SFC Ottawa offre un groupe de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence d'un partenaire. CFS Ottawa will offer a support group for Francophone women who have experienced domestic violence.

Posted:
October 16, 2017
Article source:
Catholic Family Service Ottawa

Government of Ontario Expanding Worker Protections for Victims of Domestic or Sexual Violence

Ontario is proposing a job-protected leave of absence when a worker or their child has experienced or is threatened with domestic or sexual violence.

Posted:
October 06, 2017
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario

October 31: Race, Gendered Violence, and the Rights of Women with Precarious Immigration Status

When: Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 2 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This webinar aims to build the capacity of settlement workers and lawyers to work with non-status, racialized women who have experienced gendered violence.

Posted:
October 04, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

October - November: Provincial Launch of Advocates Against Abuse (AAA)

When: Various dates in October and November 2017

Where: Cities throughout Ontario

Register for a session in your community to learn how your agency can add another tool to keep people safe and obtain the complete AAA training package.

Posted:
October 03, 2017
Article source:
Advocates Against Abuse

New and Revised CLEO Publications - September 28, 2017

CLEO announces new and updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

Posted:
September 28, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

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

Registration link 

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).

Posted:
August 30, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

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. 

Posted:
August 15, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

An Ontario court has just affirmed that cultural norms that excuse violence have no place here: Editorial

The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that "cultural differences" cannot be used to justify a lighter sentence in criminal cases. 

Posted:
July 27, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Automne 2017: Groupes de soutien pour femmes francophones

SFC Ottawa offre deux groupes de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence d'un partenaire et/ou d'un enfant adulte.

Posted:
July 26, 2017
Article source:
Catholic Family Service Ottawa

Long-term care inspection reports: 'What we know is the tip of the iceberg'

Advocacy Centre for the Elderly's Jane Meadus says the province already has "enforcement tools" it can apply in LTC, it just rarely chooses to use them, and new ones likely won't make any difference.

Posted:
July 07, 2017
Article source:
Ottawa Citizen