April 3 & 4: Gaining Ground: Women & Harm Reduction Workshop

When: Monday and Tuesday, April 3 & 4, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Where: Regent Park Community Centre, Banquet Room, 402 Shuter Street, Toronto

Information: Toronto Health Connection @ 416-338-7600

This is a free, two-day workshop on topics such as why women use substances, harm reduction in a VAW shelter setting, and connecting substance use & trauma.

Posted:
March 21, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Harm Reduction Network

April & May: Free Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO

When: April & May 2017, weekday afternoons

Where: Specialty Legal Clinic Co-op, 55 University Avenue, 15th Floor Room C2, Toronto M5J 2H7

The HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) is pleased to announce their next series of free Public Legal Education Workshops taking place in person at their office in April and May 2017.

Posted:
March 17, 2017
Article source:
HALCO - HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

March 22: Organizing Against Violence Against Women in an Age of Racism and Xenophobia

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. ET

Where: Online

OCASI - Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants - invites you to participate in a webinar, "Hands Off My Sister!"

Posted:
March 16, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI)

June 1-3: Canadian Council for Refugees Spring Consultation

When: Thursday - Saturday, June 1-3, 2017

Where: MacEwan University, City Centre campus, 10700 104 Ave NW, Edmonton

The CCR invites you to explore questions affecting refugee protection and newcomer settlement at their Spring Consultation. All are welcome to participate.

Posted:
March 15, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

March 15: The Ethics of Lawyering in Sexual Assault Cases

When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 6:10 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: George Ignatieff Theatre, Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Place, University of Toronto

This Centre for Ethics event aims to stimulate thoughtful public debate about the important and complex ethical issues raised by sexual assault cases in the criminal process.

Posted:
March 14, 2017
Article source:
Centre of Ethics, University of Toronto

March 27: Free event on the law of cybersecurity

When: Monday, March 27, 2017, 7 p.m.

Where: Toronto Public Library, S. Walter Stewart Branch, 170 Memorial Park Avenue, East York, ON

This talk will focus on some of the most common cyber threats out there and what steps average Canadians can take to avoid being a target of hackers.

Posted:
March 14, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

March 22: Housing: Your Rights and Responsibilities

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St. 3rd Floor, Toronto

Willowdale Community Legal Services invites newcomers to this overview of tenancy law, rent arrears, repairs, and more.

Posted:
March 13, 2017
Article source:
Willowdale Community Legal Services

March 9: International Women's Day / Journée internationale des femmes panel discussion webcast

When: March 9, 2017, 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

Where: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W., Toronto

Information: equityevents@lsuc.on.ca | 416-947-3413 | 1-800-668-7380, ext. 3413

The discussion will explore the barriers women face when running for elected office, or engaging in grassroots activism, and why more do not rise to the highest political positions.

Posted:
March 03, 2017
Article source:
Law Society of Upper Canada

March 7: Presentation on Tenant Rights, Guelph

When: Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: 176 Wyndham Street North, Guelph N1H 8N9

The Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington county is presenting on the Residential Tenancies Act, which will include tenant rights, the eviction process, and landlord responsibilities. 

Posted:
March 01, 2017
Article source:
Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County

March 7: Webinar on Solving Group Conflict via Mediation

When: Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. ET

Where: Online

The Osgoode Mediation Clinic (OMC) webinar will highlight the power of mediation in resolving complex and emotionally charged group disputes.

Posted:
February 28, 2017
Article source:
Osgoode Mediation Centre (OMC)