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Steps to Justice provides comprehensive and reliable information on everyday legal problems related to family, housing, employment and other areas of law.
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.
Access to legal aid has gotten even worse for the poorest of the poor, a situation which has to change if we care about making equal access to justice more than just a slogan: Toronto Star editorial.
CLEO and OJEN request your help assessing the need among community agencies to access public legal education presentations for their clients and staff.
Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic will launch a province-wide 1-800 number to provide summary legal advice and information to the communities they serve.
The attorney general has ordered a third-party review of Legal Aid Ontario after the agency announced last month that it was dramatically cutting back on services due to a $26-million deficit.
When: Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (A additional workshop may be added in the morning if there is enough interest.)
Where: Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre - Library Room 3, 550 Hamilton Road, London, Ont.
To register: Contact Stanislav Rajic at email@example.com and indicate whether you can bring a laptop/tablet to the workshop.
A workshop presented by CLEO to help you help your clients when they face a legal issue.
Legal Aid Ontario's funding shortages impact immigration, tenancy and disability law, too: Reasonable Doubt
This writer says if you agree that Legal Aid provides crucial legal services to our province's poorest and that more people should qualify financially, contact your local MPP and let them know.
The Supreme Court of Canada's winter session includes several high-profile cases, in two of which the importance of stopping violence against women goes up against competing principles.