New services at CLEO? Tell us what you think!

CLEO is considering hosting a free service to help front-line workers help clients with legal problems, or help community organizations produce better legal information.

Posted:
November 14, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Bill could allow convicted criminals on juries

MPP Nathalie Des Rosiers, who tabled the bill, says the Juries Act needs reform because it excludes too many people from the jury pool. 

Posted:
November 13, 2018
Article source:
Law Times

20 leading access to justice organizations receive core funding through new Catalyst program

Catalyst is The Law Foundation of Ontario's new program that offers a three-year cycle of core funding to nonprofits that show they are working to advance access to justice in Ontario.

Posted:
November 08, 2018
Article source:
The Law Foundation of Ontario

BC Legal Services Society report on 'Everyday legal problems' in 2018

The BC Legal Services Society's report has feedback on the type of legal problems individuals face in BC, how they deal with them, and what the impact is on their lives.

Posted:
November 07, 2018
Article source:
Legal Services Society (LSS), British Columbia

Canadian doctors grapple with how to approach assisted dying for young patients

Mary Birdsell, ED of Justice for Children and Youth, says whether a patient can request assisted dying should be based on capacity, not age.

Posted:
November 05, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

New services at CLEO? Tell us what you think!

Tell us through a 4-question survey if Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) should start an "Ask CLEO" service for community workers.

Posted:
November 05, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

November 20: Helping people find good legal information and address their legal problems

Morning session:

  • When: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Where: Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, 1365 Richmond Road, 2nd Floor

Afternoon session:

  • When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Where: YMCA of Ottawa, 180 Argyle Avenue

This is a free workshop for front-line and community workers presented by CLEO and Connecting Ottawa. It's presented twice, morning and afternoon, on November 20.

Posted:
November 05, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Interview with JFCY’s Mary Birdsell, Guthrie Award winner

Mary Birdsell is the recipient of this year's Guthrie Award from the Law Foundation of Ontario. She was interviewed by Matt Galloway on the CBC's Metro Morning.

Posted:
October 30, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Steps to Justice has new information about finding legal help

Steps to Justice now has information about finding, working with, and complaining about a lawyer or paralegal

Posted:
October 30, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Accredited training for lawyers at Luke's Place

Designed for family law lawyers in Ontario, Luke's Place offers "Effective Lawyering with Clients Leaving Abusive Relationships."

Posted:
October 26, 2018
Article source:
Luke's Place