News in Abuse and Family Violence
This is a guest post on the Toronto Public Library Blog about the new CLEO website, Steps to Justice.
Judith Wahl of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) offered advice and insights from her nearly four-decade career, 32 years of it as executive director of ACE.
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.
"I think we are quite good at identifying who is high-risk," said Pamela Cross, legal director at Luke's Place. "I think the challenge is: so then what do we do about that."
Topics in the Fall-Winter 2016 edition of La Chronique juridique (in French only) include child support and social assistance benefits, and sexual/domestic violence victims and tenancies.
When: Monday, December 12, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where: Waverly Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay
RSVP to reserve a seat: 345-7802 or email@example.com
The purpose of this session is to discuss the Special Priority Policy (SPP) and the new Portable Housing Benefit (PHB) as it applies to women leaving abusive partners.
Ontario Labour Minister Kevin Flynn supports the NDP private member's bill and unions for changes to support those in crisis.