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Employment Rights

This webinar, presented by Jessica Michael of The Community Advocacy & Legal Centre in Belleville, provides an understanding of the rights provided to workers in Ontario under the Employment Standards Act (ESA). It covers topics such as minimum wage, overtime, vacation pay, public holidays, termination, and employment leaves.

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Date:
December 03, 2009
Length:
25 minutes

Energy Re-billing

Many private energy companies go door-to-door trying to get residents to sign contracts for their services. These companies may lead consumers to believe that by signing a multi-year contract, they will save money on their heat and hydro bills. However, in some cases, it actually costs a lot more money to lock into a contract and can be difficult to get out of.

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Date:
November 30, 2009
Length:
80 minutes

Collection Agencies

This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., discusses the protections for consumers that come under the Ontario Collection Agencies Act. It also describes the best way to deal with collection agencies and what consumers can do if a collection agency violates the Act.

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Date:
October 19, 2009
Length:
65 minutes

Social Media: How could it work for Clinics?

Recorded on September 29, 2009 (80 minutes) This webinar, facilitated by Fiona MacCool, CLEONet Project Manager, provides an introduction to social media. A number of community legal clinics across Ontario are starting to use tools like Facebook, Twitter, and Web 2.0 blog tools to support their community development, law reform, and public legal education activities. In this...

Legal Aid Ontario

This webinar presented by Claudia Belda of Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation describes Legal Aid Ontario's services, what they cover, who is eligible, and how to apply.

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Date:
August 12, 2009
Length:
29 minutes

Elder Abuse

This webinar presented by Judith Wahl of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly includes a discussion of what elder abuse is, who is being victimized, why people don't always seek help, how ageism affects how we address elder abuse, and what people need to know to prevent and respond to abuse.

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Date:
July 05, 2009
Length:
57 minutes