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.
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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
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1 hour

Supporting Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking

Recorded on May 30, 2016 - In support of National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week from May 29 to June 4 2016, this webinar examines how to support victims and survivors of Human Trafficking in Canada. The presenters for this webinar are Rosalind Currie, the Director of British...

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May 30, 2016
Length:
1 hour and 30 minutes

The Ontario Criminal Injuries Compensation Board: An Option for Survivors of Violence

Recorded on May 27, 2016 - For women survivors of sexual violence, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) can be a legal option, with or without going to the police, or going through a criminal trial. Learn about what the CICB does and how the process works in this webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series. METRAC's Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, is joined by lawyer...

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May 27, 2016
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1 hour and 32 minutes

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

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

La justice pénale pour adolescents

Présenté le 28 avril, 2014 - Ce webinaire vise à donner un portrait du système de justice pénale pour adolescents au Canada et particulièrement en Ontario. Qu’est ce qui distingue le système de justice pénale pour les jeunes de celui des adultes ? Que prévoient les lois canadiennes quand un adolescent est arrêté, accusé et mis sous garde? Comment est déterminée la peine qui lui est infligé?...

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April 28, 2014
Length:
40 minutes

Victim Impact Statements in Canada: Past, Present, and Future

Recorded on April 10, 2014 - In support of National Victims of Crime Awareness Week from April 7th to 11th, this webinar will provide an overview of the application of Victim Impact Statements in the criminal justice system in Canada, how it has evolved over the past 10 years, and what to look for in the future. The webinar is hosted by the Victim Justice Network, a non-profit national...

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April 10, 2014
Length:
1 hour and 18 minutes

Cyberintimidation : aspects légaux

Présenté le 13 février, 2014 - La technologie a pris une grande place dans notre quotidien et ce même dans nos relations sociales. Malheureusement, l'intimidation ne fait pas exception et pour les jeunes, l'utilisation de la technologie pour intimider est un réel fléau. Une gamme de médias digitaux ou appareil de communication sont utilisés pour envoyer et distribuer des formes d'expressions...

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February 13, 2014
Length:
38 minutes

Helping Clients Deal with Criminal Arrest

Recorded on February 6, 2014 - This webinar, intended for community workers, looks at some of the legal issues facing people at point of arrest to help understand how we can minimize stress for clients who may face criminal charges. It covers legal rights, the criminal charge cycle and bail process, and what services and supports are available to clients especially with regard to helping...

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Date:
February 06, 2014
Length:
1 hour