April 9 through June 3, 2018: Building Skills in Legal Information and Referral online course

If your customers ask for help with legal questions, this is an 8-week online course developed by Community Legal Education Ontario and the Ontario Library Association.

Posted:
February 26, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Library Association (OLA)

Recent changes to nonprofit law

A new law, Bill 154, the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017 is changing parts of Ontario's Corporations Act (OCA) and the future Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA). 

Posted:
January 04, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

How do I know if I can rely on the legal information I find?

There's a lot of legal information available online - so much that sometimes it can be hard to tell what you can rely on. Here are four clues that can help you when searching for online legal information. 

Posted:
January 04, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Do you know when your client's problem is legal?

Figuring out if your client has a legal problem, or an issue that could turn into a legal problem, is important because it can help them take action or avoid more serious problems.

Posted:
December 07, 2017
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

Cumulative Action: How NOT to reinvent wheels

Creators of legal information sometimes create new materials, workshops, or teaching techniques, when there is already perfectly good stuff out there, even within their own organization. 

Posted:
December 01, 2017
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

October 23: Access to Justice Innovation

When: Monday, October 23, 2017, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: Barristers' Lounge, Law Society of Upper Canada, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto

This half-day program kicks off Access to Justice Week by profiling innovative, community driven work from across the justice sector.

Posted:
October 04, 2017
Article source:
The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG)

Save the Date! Access to Justice Week returns October 23 to 27

October 23-27, 2017

Find out more at: https://theactiongroup.ca/2017/07/save-the-date-access-to-justice-week-returns-october-23-to-27/

Mark your calendars – for the second annual Access to Justice Week from October 23 to 27. TAG - The Action Group is working with a range of partners to diversify participants in the access to justice conversation and advance meaningful solutions. 

Posted:
September 06, 2017
Article source:
The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG)

Register for CLEO's Forum: Include, Inform, Inspire: Community Legal Information in 2017: Oct 26, 2017 (Toronto)

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: Chestnut Conference Centre (Dundas St. W. and Chestnut St.) Toronto, Ontario

Registration link 

CLEO invites you to join us for a forum for community workers and others interested in public legal education and information (PLE or PLEI) that will take place in Toronto on Thursday, October 26, 2017. We will gather at the Chestnut Conference Centre (Dundas St. W. and Chestnut St.) from 10:00 – 4:00 to hone our PLEI skills, connect with new resources, and share strategies for helping our clients and communities. Ontario’s PLE Learning Exchange, a partnership of CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario) and OJEN (Ontario Justice Education Network), is hosting this event as part of Ontario’s Access to Justice week, supported by The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG).

Posted:
August 30, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

October 26: Include, Inform, Inspire: Community Legal Information in 2017

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Chestnut Conference Centre, Dundas St. W. and Chestnut St., Toronto

For more information: miscia.sullivan@cleo.on.ca 

This is a forum for community workers and others interested in public legal education and information (PLEI) that will take place in Toronto.

Posted:
August 23, 2017
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

Learn more about CLEO's project to help you get funding for training projects.

The Connecting Communities team helps organizations develop legal information training projects for front-line workers in their community.

Posted:
June 28, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)