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Tools for helping people find good legal information - A webinar for community workers

This webinar was designed for community workers who help users find legal information. The following topics were covered:

  • Brief overview of CLEO
  • Identifying sources of reliable legal information
  • Understanding the difference between legal information and legal advice
  • Navigating Steps to Justice, CLEO's website for helping clients find step-by-step information...
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    Date:
    June 21, 2018
    Length:
    1 hour and 10 minutes

    Older Women and Domestic Violence

    Recorded on March 23, 2018 (1 hour and 23 minutes) - This webinar is presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at METRAC and Rochella Vassell from Elder Abuse Ontario, as part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) project and hosted by CLEO.

    About the Presenters

    Rochella Vassell has worked at Elder Abuse Ontario for almost four years as the Central West...

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    Date:
    March 23, 2018
    Length:
    1 hour and 23 minutes

    Parental Alienation, Family Law, and Mothers: a discussion

    Recorded on March 12, 2018 (1 hour and 15 minutes) - In this webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series, METRAC's Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, and family law lawyer, Malerie Rose from Rose Family Law, discuss how the term “Parental Alienation" has come up in Ontario family courts, and some issues mothers in child custody disputes should be aware of.

    Malerie Rose...

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    Date:
    March 12, 2018
    Length:
    1 hour and 15 minutes

    Using CLEO's Guidelines for Better Legal Information

    Recorded on February 27, 2018 - (28 minutes) - The Guidelines for Better Legal Information is a new resource from CLEO that will help you produce the best possible written legal information for your communities. This webinar covers how the Guidelines apply to pamphlets,...

    Money, Abuse and Safety: Tips for Women

    Recorded on February 21, 2018 (1 hour and 21 minutes) - This webinar is a discussion about money, partner abuse, and safety. The webinar provides tips for women to get control of their budget, and about what money matters to look out for that could be part of an abusive relationship. This webinar is presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at METRAC and Anne Arbour, Financial Educator at...

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    Date:
    February 21, 2018
    Length:
    1 hour and 21 minutes

    Income Security Roadmap for Change: What it says, why it matters, and what you can do

    Recorded on December 08, 2017 - An important new report called “Income Security: A Roadmap for Change” provides community members, advocates, and decision-makers an important opportunity to push for major new investments and transformation in Ontario’s income security system, including social assistance. This webinar introduces people to the report and its recommendations to the provincial...

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    Date:
    December 08, 2017
    Length:
    1 hour

    Basic Income in Ontario: What low-income people, service providers and advocates need to know

    Recorded on June 15, 2017 - The Ontario government recently announced the details of its Basic Income Pilot Project, and low-income people living in the test areas will start being signed up soon.

    In this wide-ranging and accessible webinar, participants will learn:

    • What is a basic income program? How would one work? What is it for? 
    • Why do so many people...
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    Date:
    June 15, 2017
    Length:
    1.5 hours

    New tools for helping people find good legal information - A webinar for community workers

    Recorded on June 14, 2017 - This webinar, provided by CLEO, is designed for community workers who help users find legal information. It covers Steps to Justice, CLEO's new website for helping clients find step-by-step information about common legal problems. It also outlines the difference between legal information and legal advice.
    We cover the following topics:

    • Brief...

    Immigration Status and Relationship Breakdown: What Women Should Know

    Recorded on May 29, 2017 - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series discusses the different types of immigration status for non-citizen women in Canada and how status may be affected by their partner and the breakdown of their relationship. It explains the April 2017 changes in immigration law, specifically the removal of conditional permanent residence for...

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    Date:
    May 29, 2017
    Length:
    1 hour

    Legal Advice for Survivors of Sexual Assault: Ontario's ILA Pilot Program

    Recorded on May 25, 2017 - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series reviews the pilot program that provides free independent legal advice (ILA), for survivors of recent and older cases of sexual assault.  This webinar covers who can get free legal advice and what questions a lawyer can help with.  METRAC's Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, co-presents with...

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    Date:
    May 25, 2017
    Length:
    1 hour