Helpline for Indigenous women expands service throughout Ontario

The service is available in 13 Indigenous languages through translation. 

Posted:
October 19, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Community Advocacy & Legal Centre's October 2018 newsletter is now available

Topics in this issue include connection between health and housing, sexually harassed at work? Canada's poverty reduction strategy, and more.

Posted:
October 16, 2018
Article source:
Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

October 25: Community Information Session in Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, October 25, 2018, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Italian Cultural Centre (Trade Room), 132 Algoma St. S., Thunder Bay

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre invites you to a FREE community information session on The Office of the Children's Lawyer (OCL).

Posted:
October 15, 2018
Article source:
Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

Latest updates from Steps to Justice

Steps to Justice now has information about what happens when a Children's Aid Society gets involved with a family.

Posted:
October 15, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Ontario Family Court Watch: An invitation to organizations

Organizations interested in participating in the research phase of Ontario Family Court Watch are invited to contact Luke's Place by October 16.

Posted:
October 01, 2018
Article source:
Luke's Place

Federal government extending parental leave by up to 5 weeks, 3 months earlier than planned

A new parental leave benefit of up to 5 additional weeks of time off from work will be available to eligible parents as of March 2019, three months earlier than initially planned.

Posted:
September 26, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Coroner's Report Shows Urgent Need for Change

Ontario's Chief Coroner reported on the losses of 12 young people who died while in care of child welfare agencies.

Posted:
September 25, 2018
Article source:
Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN)

New online tool helps people fill out divorce forms in Ontario

People who want to apply for a divorce can now get online help to work through the application process and complete the required court forms using CLEO's Guided Pathways to Divorce Forms.

Posted:
September 19, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Access to Justice for Facilitating Custody and Access: Survey

Volunteers are needed for brief, online Family Law Co-Parenting study. The study will take place entirely online.

Posted:
September 13, 2018
Article source:
Carleton University

Reasonable Doubt column: Is Canada finally ready for polyamorous families to be legal?

This ruling is a first in Canada and sets a precedent for new types of families and parents to have status under Canadian law: NOW Magazine's Reasonable Doubt column.

Posted:
August 22, 2018
Article source:
NOW