Families sue Ontario long-term care providers over 'disgusting' neglect

The landmark lawsuits target two industry giants: Extendicare and Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation, which was recently rebranded Sienna Senior Living.

Posted:
May 03, 2018
Article source:
CTV News

'Urgent actions' needed to address violence against Indigenous women and girls — UN report

The United Nations special rapporteur says Canada should start addressing these issues now and not wait for the national inquiry to end.

Posted:
April 27, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Bill C-75 reforms too little, too late to respond to domestic violence

In this opinion piece, the writers say Canada needs a national agency to review all domestic homicides and create an integrated domestic violence safety system.

Posted:
April 24, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

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.

Posted:
April 17, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Forced Marriage: Who, if, when to marry: It's a choice

The South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario has prepared information and links to help about forced marriage on their website.

Posted:
March 08, 2018
Article source:
South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario

On International Women's Day, learn more about #DoneWaiting

On International Women's Day, learn more about this campaign to end wage discrimination, end sexual harassment and violence, and fix the child care crisis

Posted:
March 08, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Labour Congress

Statistics on domestic violence from the Ontario Ministry of Status of Women

There are stats about domestic violence as a gendered crime, reasons women choose not to report to police, domestic homicides, and more.

Posted:
March 06, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Ministry of the Status of Women

Groupe de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence de leur partenaire

CFS Ottawa will offer an 11-week support group for francophone women who have experienced or are experiencing abuse from a partner. 

Posted:
March 05, 2018
Article source:
Catholic Family Service Ottawa

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.

Posted:
March 02, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

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.

Posted:
March 02, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)