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,...

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

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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Date:
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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Date:
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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Date:
June 24, 2015
Length:
1 hour and 12 minutes