New online tool helps people fill out divorce forms in Ontario

People who want to apply for a divorce can now get online help to work through the application process and complete the required court forms using CLEO's Guided Pathways to Divorce Forms.

Posted:
September 19, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Access to Justice for Facilitating Custody and Access: Survey

Volunteers are needed for brief, online Family Law Co-Parenting study. The study will take place entirely online.

Posted:
September 13, 2018
Article source:
Carleton University

Reasonable Doubt column: Is Canada finally ready for polyamorous families to be legal?

This ruling is a first in Canada and sets a precedent for new types of families and parents to have status under Canadian law: NOW Magazine's Reasonable Doubt column.

Posted:
August 22, 2018
Article source:
NOW

New and Revised CLEO Publications - August 21, 2018

CLEO is pleased to announce the following new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge.

Posted:
August 21, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Help on the way for Black families navigating Ontario's child protection system

One Vision One Voice (OVOV) is aimed at addressing the over-representation of Black children in the care of children's aid societies.

Posted:
July 30, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Canada's test-tube baby regulations need to be rewritten, critics say

Critics say Canada's rules can push people who want kids and need IVF and/or surrogates to jurisdictions outside of the country that have fewer restrictions.

Posted:
July 26, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

What good data mean for black youth in foster care

It wasn't until 2015, when the Toronto CAS released race-based data of the children in its care, that those who work in child welfare began taking the issue of racism in foster care seriously.

Posted:
July 18, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Engaged at 14: 'I was worried about science class. And now I'm getting married?'

The CBC's The Doc Project features a documentary about arranged marriage and an interview with SALCO's Aruna Boodram about forced marriage.

Posted:
July 06, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

At divorce and separation time, the children want to be heard

Researchers found that children want to be consulted, to be acknowledged, to exercise personal autonomy, and to be better informed about the decisions being made. 

Posted:
June 07, 2018
Article source:
The Lawyer's Daily

Steps to Justice now has information about using Ontario's Child Support Service

CLEO has added new legal information to Steps to Justice.

Posted:
June 01, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)