CLEO's new 'how to' resource: Training community workers and leaders

Module 3 of our PLE Toolbox, "Training community workers and leaders," helps you create and deliver a legal information workshop.

Posted:
March 10, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Can you prevent legal problems? A fact sheet

Can you prevent legal problems?, a two page fact sheet, canvasses whether the focus on prevention found in health literacy interventions can be neatly applied to the PLEI context.

Posted:
February 14, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Class action against WSIB claiming unfair benefit cuts given go-ahead

The lawsuit could potentially affect hundreds of workers allegedly denied the "full extent of benefits to which they were entitled." 

Posted:
February 14, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

The best places to get free legal information in Ontario: Reasonable Doubt

Rachael Lake of Waterloo Region Community Legal Services says Community Legal Clinics and even private practice lawyers offer free information – you just need to know where to look.

Posted:
February 14, 2017
Article source:
NOW

Got a question about the law? There’s a site for that . . . .

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.

Posted:
January 18, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Entering the world of plain language

Kim McCutcheon, a plain language editor at CLEO for the past 16 years, shares ways to stay connected and get more involved in the plain language world.

Posted:
December 12, 2016
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

December 5: Helping your clients find good legal information, OCAD

When: Monday, December 5, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: OCAD - 113 McCaul Street, 5th floor, Room 525 (Walk through foodcourt at The Grange and go up elevators to 5th floor, 10-minute walk from St. Patrick Station.

To register: Michelle Cader michelle.cader@cleo.on.ca

A workshop presented by CLEO to help you help your clients when they face a legal issue.

Posted:
November 25, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Can you prevent legal problems? A fact sheet

CLEO is releasing the first in a series of fact sheets summarizing some key findings from their research comparing health literacy and legal capability.

Posted:
November 01, 2016
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

Get involved in CLEO's Evolving Legal Services Research Project

CLEO is asking legal professionals, policy-makers, academics, and front-line workers familiar with family law problems for their thoughts and feedback on a survey.

Posted:
October 19, 2016
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

October 21-22: Connect, Create, Communicate: Public legal education and the access to justice movement

When: Friday and Saturday, October 21-22, 2016

Where: Chestnut Residence & Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto M5G 1R1

Still some seats available for Connect, Create, Communicate, a national conference on access to justice and public legal education and information (PLEI), in Toronto, October 21-22, 2016.

Posted:
October 12, 2016
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)