Learn more about the great work of Connecting Communities projects

Connecting projects offer legal information training to frontline workers who serve diverse communities across Ontario on a variety of legal topics, 33 funded so far by the LFO.

Posted:
May 24, 2017
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

Legal portals for Access to Justice information

In Law, Technology and Access to Justice, Roger Smith looks at some recent developments in Access to Justice portals in the English-speaking world.

Posted:
May 23, 2017
Article source:
Law, Technology and Access to Justice

CLEO's Steps in a Family Law Case wins 2017 ClearMark Award

CLEO's Steps in a Family Law Case won first place in the long website category at the 2017 ClearMark Awards, which recognizes excellence in writing and information design.

Posted:
May 17, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

CLEO's new 'how to' resource: Using social media effectively

CLEO's Centre for Research & Innovation is pleased to launch our newest "how to" public legal education and information (PLE) resource.

Posted:
May 04, 2017
Article source:
PLE Learning Exchange Ontario

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.

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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