Immigration Status and Relationship Breakdown: What Women Should Know

Mon, May 29, 2017, 12:00 PM E.S.T. - 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...

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May 29, 2017
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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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May 25, 2017
Length:
1 hour

Victim Impact Statements: A role in the justice system for women survivors of domestic and sexual assault

Recorded on April 6, 2016 - Crime victims have the right to be involved in the sentence that is imposed on the offender whose crime affected their life. When does a woman survivor of sexual assault or intimate partner violence get to prepare a Victim Impact Statement? What can she say in it? And who can help her prepare it? This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series,...

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April 06, 2016
Length:
1 hour and 37 minutes

Helping library users find good legal information - A webinar for library staff

Recorded on March 2, 2016 - This webinar, provided by CLEO, is designed for library staff who help library users find legal information. It provides tools and strategies for helping library users find accurate, accessible legal information to begin to address their legal issues. We will cover the following topics:

  • Who is CLEO and what do we do?
  • CLEO’s online and print...

Helping your clients find good legal information - A webinar for Student Legal Aid Services Societies (SLASS)

Recorded on October 30, 2015 - This webinar will provide tools and strategies for helping your clients find accurate, accessible legal information to begin to address their legal issues. 
 
It covers the following topics:
  • Who is CLEO and what do we do?
  • CLEO’s online and print information
  • How to find specific legal information...
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October 30, 2015
Length:
1 hour and 9 minutes

Helping your clients find good legal information - A webinar for Student Legal Aid Services Societies (SLASS)

Recorded on June 24, 2015 - This webinar provides tools and strategies for helping your clients find accurate, accessible legal information to begin to address their legal issues. The webinar covers the following topics:
  • Who is CLEO and what do we do?  
  • CLEO’s online and...
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June 24, 2015
Length:
1 hour and 12 minutes

Bill C-32 - The Canadian Victims Bill of Rights: Shaping the Future

Recorded on April 22, 2015 - In support of National Victims of Crime Awareness Week in 2015 from April 19th to 25th, this webinar will examine Bill C-32 - The Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and its impact on victims of crime once enacted.  The key presenter in this webinar is Ms Pamela Arnott, the Director and Senior Counsel of the Policy Centre for Victims Issues, Department...

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April 22, 2015
Length:
1 hour, 27 minutes

Helping your clients find good legal information - A presentation to the Credit Counselling Society of Canada

Recorded on March 5, 2015 - . This webinar from CLEO provides tools and strategies for helping your clients find accurate, accessible legal information to begin to address their legal issues. It covers the following topics:

*   Who is CLEO and what do we do?  

*   CLEO’s online and print information

*   How to find specific legal information through...

Technology tools to enhance legal services for limited English proficiency (LEP) communities: Website, videos and more

Recorded on June 25, 2014 - A wide range of technology tools are being used by legal service providers and courts to enhance legal services and court access for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) communities. This webinar, produced by Pro Bono Net in partnership with...

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June 25, 2014
Length:
1 hour and 18 minutes

Ontario Francophones' Rights

Recorded on January 29, 2014 - In this webinar, bilingual lawyer Julie Lassonde gives an overview of Ontario Francophones' rights. The webinar provides statistics about Ontario francophones. It explains the legal framework of linguistic rights in Ontario, including information about the right to services in French. It also discusses best practices to...