CLEO Job Posting: Director of Community Support Programs

Applications will be reviewed and considered on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Please apply as soon as possible. The first date of review will be November 12, 2018.

Posted:
October 23, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

November 20: Helping people find good legal information and address their legal problems

Morning session:

  • When: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
  • Where: Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, 1365 Richmond Road, 2nd Floor
Afternoon session: 
  • When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Where: YMCA of Ottawa, 180 Argyle Avenue

This is a free workshop for front-line and community workers presented by CLEO and Connecting Ottawa. It's presented twice, morning and afternoon, on November 20.

Posted:
October 22, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

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)

ID Replacement Clinics in Ottawa

When: Dates in November 2018, February and March 2019

Where: YMCA, 180 Argyle Ave., Ottawa K2P 1B7

The clinics are coordinated and staffed by Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC), supervised by lawyers from Borden Ladner Gervais, and held at the YMCA (180 Argyle). 

Posted:
October 19, 2018
Article source:
Connecting Ottawa/Connexion Ottawa

Canadian Civil Liberties Association has video series on cannabis legalization

Topics in the series include cannabis legalization, cannabis at the border, at home, in the workplace, driving, and when it's legal or illegal.

Posted:
October 16, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA)

Free legal advice coming to Hamilton Community Food Centre

Mountain residents who have legal questions can get some free help each month at the Hamilton Community Food Centre starting Oct. 26.

Posted:
October 15, 2018
Article source:
Hamilton Mountain News

Politicians can't interfere with where and how Tori Stafford's killer serves her time: Opinion

The separation of powers between legislators and judicial and administrative decision-makers is vital to safeguard the rule of law: Columnist.

Posted:
October 05, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Reasonable Doubt: How not to conduct yourself as a witness

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh broke all the rules when it comes to being a credible witness, says this Reasonable Doubt columnist.

Posted:
October 04, 2018
Article source:
NOW

Children and youth rights advocate Birdsell to receive 2018 Guthrie Award

Birdsell is the executive director of Justice for Children and Youth (JFCY), a legal aid clinic dedicated to protecting and advancing the legal rights and dignity of children and youth.

Posted:
October 03, 2018
Article source:
The Lawyer's Daily

October 10: Elder Law Information

When: Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Runnymede Public Library, 2178 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON

Lawyers who have expertise dealing with the unique legal issues and needs of older adults will discuss a variety of topics, including elder abuse, at this OBA presentation.

Posted:
October 02, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)