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Telephone and Mail Agreements

Recorded on May 23, 2012 - Contracts made by telephone or mail are called remote agreements and are subject to Ontario's Consumer Protection Act, 2002. This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., looks at telephone and mail remote agreements: what must...

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May 23, 2012
Length:
62 minutes

Introduction to Criminal Law in a Violence Against Women Context

Recorded on May 3, 2012  - This webinar is designed for community workers who support women who have experienced physical violence, sexual violence, or criminal harassment, and are involved with the criminal court system. It looks at roles of key players within the criminal system, common charges...

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May 03, 2012
Length:
60 minutes

Introduction to the Ontario Housing Services Act

Recorded on April 26, 2012 - Ontario's new Housing Services Act 2011 came into effect on January 1, 2012. This webinar provides an overview of the key elements service providers working with low income tenants...

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April 26, 2012
Length:
44 minutes

Fighting Telephone Trickery Using Consumer Protection Laws

Recorded on Monday, April 16, 2012. This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., looks at telephone scams and other consumer problems with phones. It reviews the role of the...

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April 16, 2012
Length:
47 minutes

Watch Your Step on the Internet!

Recorded on Monday, March 19, 2012 - This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., looks at common scams such as phishing, advance fee frauds, prize and lottery scams, the grandparent scam, and cheque overpayment scams. The webinar reviews the risks of purchasing goods or services online. It covers plans of action to...

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March 19, 2012
Length:
50 minutes

Looking for a Family Law Lawyer

Recorded on February 23, 2012  - This webinar is designed for community workers and advocates who support women in finding a family law lawyer. It is a discussion about where to look for a family law lawyer, how to choose and work with one, and some options for clients who aren't satisfied. The discussion will focus on issues primarily from a woman's perspective, and consider options for...

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February 23, 2012
Length:
1 hour and 10 minutes

Social Assistance Review Webinar: Understanding the Options

Recorded on February 17, 2012  - The Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario released its second discussion paper on February 3, 2012 and is asking for feedback on a number of approaches it could take in reforming social assistance. The options could have far-reaching implications for people on low incomes.

In this webinar, Jennefer Laidley of the Income Security...

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February 17, 2012
Length:
1 hour 53 minutes

Surviving Home Renovations with the Consumer Protection Act

Recorded on February 13, 2012, this webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., looks at the rights of the consumer who is renovating a house, and how the Consumer Protection Act and the Construction Lien Act protect the owner when contracting for renovations, lawn care, paving...

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February 13, 2012
Length:
99 minutes

Social Assistance Review Part 3: Merging OW and ODSP

Recorded on February 6, 2012 - The Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario is expected to release an Options Paper in early February 2012 with options for reforming Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), followed by a very short period for public response and feedback. The options could have far-reaching implications for people on low incomes....

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February 06, 2012
Length:
1 hour and 57 minutes

Presenting Evidence About Abuse in Family Court

Recorded on February 2, 2012, this webinar, produced by Luke's Place Support and Resource Centre for Women and Children, is designed for community workers who support women who have been abused. Presenting evidence about abuse effectively in family court proceedings is critical to a successful outcome. The webinar looks at what evidence is important,...

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Date:
February 02, 2012
Length:
56 minutes