30 November - 2 December: Canadian Council for Refugees Fall Consultation

The CCR Fall Consultation 2017 theme is Human Rights Have no Borders. It will take place in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Posted:
October 17, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

Countdown to #A2J2017: Access to Justice Week October 23 - 27

No matter where you are in the province or what role you play in the justice system, there are various ways to participate in the Access to Justice Week conversation.

Posted:
October 16, 2017
Article source:
The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG)

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:
October 16, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

19 octobre – 25 janvier 2018: Groupe de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence de leur partenaire

When: 19 octobre – 25  janvier 2018, 18h30 - 21h00

Where: Ottawa Est (Vanier)

SFC Ottawa offre un groupe de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence d'un partenaire. CFS Ottawa will offer a support group for Francophone women who have experienced domestic violence.

Posted:
October 16, 2017
Article source:
Catholic Family Service Ottawa

October 17: Free landlord and tenant rights session

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Toronto Public Library, Northern District Branch, 40 Orchard View Blvd., Toronto

Topics will include respective rights and obligations of landlords and tenants in Ontario, the Residential Tenancies Act, and the new Rental Fairness Act of 2017.

Posted:
October 13, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

October 18: Free Session on Criminal Law

When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Malvern Public Library, 30 Sewells Road, Toronto, ON M1B 3G5, Scarborough

What happens when you get arrested? What are the court procedures involved? Who are the players present, and what options do you have? Who represents you and what are your recourses?

Posted:
October 13, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

October 24: Helping your clients find good legal information, Guelph

When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: University of Guelph, University Centre Room 225 (University Centre is on South Ring Road East. Although you cannot drive right to the University Centre, you can park nearby at South Ring Road East and Christie Lane).

The workshop aims to provide strategies and tools to non-legal community workers on how to find reliable, relevant, current legal information to help their clients solve legal issues

Posted:
October 13, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

November 3: Steps to Justice workshop in Hamilton

When: November 3, 2017, 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Centre de santé Communautaire Hamilton, 1320 Barton Street, Hamilton, ON L8H 2W1

To register: Please contact rebecca.stulberg@cleo.on.ca before October 24th, 2017. 

This is a free workshop in Hamilton for front-line workers that includes a tour of Steps to Justice and how to use its features.

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

October 11: How to protect yourself in the digital age

When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Newmarket Public Library, 438 Park Ave., Newmarket

Topics covered include protecting yourself online, government surveillance and border security, and your rights when it comes to companies collecting your data.

Posted:
October 06, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

October 31: Race, Gendered Violence, and the Rights of Women with Precarious Immigration Status

When: Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 2 p.m. ET

Where: Online

This webinar aims to build the capacity of settlement workers and lawyers to work with non-status, racialized women who have experienced gendered violence.

Posted:
October 04, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees