Community Legal Clinics and the 2018 Ontario Election

This Hamilton Community Legal Clinic blogpost says the opportunity to ensure that all low-income Ontarians can get the legal help they need must not be lost in this election.

Posted:
May 22, 2018
Article source:
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic / Clinique juridique communautaire de Hamilton

Family Law Disputes in Ontario: Court is Only the Tip of the Iceberg - May 23, 2018

When: May 23, 2018

Where: Newmarket Library : 438 Park Avenue, Newmarket, L3Y 1W1 · Newmarket, ON

Registration link here

The Ontario Bar Association is sponsoring a "Meet up" on May 23, 2018 featuring Family Lawyer and Mediator Sina Hariri as he explores family law disputes from the lens of the court system, the lesser known alternatives to court and the many supports available to parties going through separation or divorce.

Posted:
May 18, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

PLE Learning Exchange's top tip for this week: Have a legal expert review your information

To ensure that it is up to date and reliable, legal information must be written or reviewed by a legal expert with knowledge and experience relating to the area of law.

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

Community Advocacy & Legal Centre's May 2018 newsletter is now available

Topics include CALC's new website, travel costs for mental health treatments, consumer law updates and tips, changes to the Residential Tenancies Act, employment rights, and more.

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Article source:
Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

The 'Law Bus' may be rolling into a northern B.C. town near you

The duo - two practicing lawyers from the Lower Mainland - pulls their RV into town, sets up camp, and starts talking law with anyone who is interested.

Posted:
May 15, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Retired Supreme Court judges object to 50-year embargo on documents: 'Too long for any useful purpose'

Two retired judges of the Supreme Court of Canada say 50 years is too long to seal internal court documents revealing the communications between judges on cases.

Posted:
May 15, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Supreme Court of Canada to keep records of deliberations secret for at least 50 years

The judges of the Supreme Court of Canada have ensured that documents disclosing their secret inner workings will not be revealed during their lifetime - and possibly ever.

Posted:
May 14, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

June 13: Save the date - PLE Community of Practice conference call

When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. ET

Where: Online

You're invited to join the PLE Community of Practice at noon on June 13 to hear from the Access to Justice Lab at Harvard Law School about the unique research they're conducting.

Posted:
May 14, 2018
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 11 May 2018 - Ontario Election 2018

Every Friday until Election Day June 7, ISAC will send out election-related highlights from the previous week, as well as a short collection of other stories and resources.

Posted:
May 11, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Election day is June 7 - Here's the Elections Ontario website

You can find out about e-Registration, access the Voter Information Service, find out how to work as poll officials, learn what ID requirements are, and more.

Posted:
May 10, 2018
Article source:
Government of Ontario - ServiceOntario