January 19: Supporting the Human Rights of Migrant Sex Workers: Legal Training for Service Providers

When: Friday, January 19, 2018, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Online

RSVP and questions: Elene Lam, 416-906-3098 or elenelam2020@gmail.com

This webinar is for those working with migrants, people without legal status, women facing gender-based violence, or sex workers or women who may sell sexual or erotic services.

Posted:
December 13, 2017
Article source:
Connecting Communities

December 14: Community Forum on Income Security

When: Thursday, December 14, 2017, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET

Where: St. Stephen's Community House, 91 Bellevue Ave., Toronto M5T 2N8

This forum features speakers from Kensington Bellwoods Community Legal Services (KBCLS), Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC), and the ODSP Action Coalition, followed by open discussion.

Posted:
December 08, 2017
Article source:
St. Stephen's Community House

January 30: Know your rights telephone town hall

When: Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET

Where: On the phone

Ontario's labour and employment laws are changing. Join the Ontario Federation of Labour for a telephone town hall to find out what changes to Bill 148 mean for workers across the province.

Posted:
December 08, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Federation of Labour

December 18: Violence Against Older Women

When: Monday, December 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: Thunder Bay 55+ Centre, meeting room, 700 River Street, Thunder Bay P7A 3S6

Some of the topics to be covered: What is elder abuse? Recognizing unhealthy relationships, what to do if you suspect abuse, supporting women whether they stay in abusive relationships or not.

Posted:
December 06, 2017
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

December 8: Income Security Roadmap for Change: What it says, why it matters, and what you can do

This webinar will introduce people to the report and the recommendations it's made to the provincial government. Government is seeking feedback on the report by January 5, 2018.

Posted:
December 05, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

December 4: What the papers say: Research and reporting on workers' compensation in the precarious economy.

When: Mon, 4 December 2017, 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

Where: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Committee Room #4, Toronto M5G 1P5 

This event features presentations by Sara Mojtehedzadeh, Katherine Lippel, and Ellen MacEachen, lived experience presentations, and a panel discussion and questions.

Posted:
November 28, 2017
Article source:
Injured Workers' Consultants (IWC)

November 28: Steps to Justice Training, Rexdale

When: November 28, 2017, 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: Rexdale Community Hub, 21 Panorama Court, Toronto, ON M9V 4E3 (room tbd)

Training for front-line workers will include a discussion of the difference between legal information and legal advice plus a tour and case scenarios to show how to use its features.

Posted:
November 24, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

December 7: Invitation to Webinar: Identifying Barriers in Access to Justice for Victims with Disabilities

When: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This is a panel discussion via webinar. It will be broadcast live and will not be accessible afterward.

Posted:
November 23, 2017
Article source:
Department of Justice Canada

December 6: Legal Responses to Sexual Violence: Criminal Justice System & Alternatives

When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST

Where: Friends House, 60 Lowther, Toronto, ON M5R 1C7 

METRAC is presenting a legal information training to discuss other ways of making a complaint and getting a legal response to sexual assault or harassment.

Posted:
November 22, 2017
Article source:
METRAC

December 6: Navigating the New Citizenship Act- What you need to know

When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Eastern time

Where: Online

This webinar is part of the "Improving access to Justice" series, meant to help frontline workers support refugees and vulnerable migrants in accessing legal information.

Posted:
November 22, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees