August 21 and 22: Update on Nuclear Energy Topics, Ottawa

Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) is presenting information on nuclear energy topics with relevance to Canada.

Posted:
August 20, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

September 12: Challenging Solitary Confinement: Panel Discussion at Elizabeth Fry Toronto

When:

  • Annual General Meeting: 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Light refreshments will be served from 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Panel Discussion: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Hart House: 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3

Elizabeth Fry Toronto will host a panel discussion examining the consequences of short and long-term solitary confinement and what changes they expect to see in legislation and practice.

Posted:
August 17, 2018
Article source:
Elizabeth Fry Toronto

September 11: Discover the CCR Migrant Workers Report Cards and how to use them

When: Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Where: Online

If you are concerned about migrant workers' rights, would like to learn more and find out how you can use these report cards, then this webinar is for you.

Posted:
August 14, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

August 15: Community briefing on the future of the Basic Income Pilot Project, Hamilton

When: Wednesday, August 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Safe & Healthy Communities Committee of Hamilton City Council / City Hall Council Chambers, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton

A community briefing on the future of the Basic Income Pilot Project, hosted by Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction. 

Posted:
August 14, 2018
Article source:
Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

August 13-17: Family camp for Spanish-speaking immigrant, non-status, and refugee families

When: Monday to Friday, August 13-17, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m

Where: The Lighthouse, 1008 Bathurst Street, Toronto 

This is a free camp for Spanish-speaking immigrant, non-status, and refugee mothers and their children, ages 4-13 years old.

Posted:
July 18, 2018
Article source:
The Lighthouse

August 2: Learn About Environmental Issues and Your Environmental Rights - Thunder Bay

When: Thursday, August 2, 2018, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

Where: Paterson Auditorium, Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, 3rd Floor, 401 Red River Road, Lakehead University. If you are driving, please park on Waverly Street or a nearby side road. 

CELA will host a free session on environmental issues in Thunder Bay and the ways you can get involved in environmental decision-making that affects your community.

Posted:
July 11, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

August 9: Learn About Environmental Issues and Your Environmental Rights - Timmins

When: Thursday, August 9, 2018, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Ballroom A, Senator Hotel, 14 Mountjoy Street South, Timmins

CELA will host a free session on environmental issues in Timmins and the ways you can get involved in environmental decision-making that affects your community.

Posted:
July 09, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

September 25: Violence against Women as a Tool of Control

When: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Where: Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Hall, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4W 2G8

Linda Silver Dranoff discusses the years when she and a generation of women lawyers championed the rights of Canadian women and families supporting a larger feminist movement,

Posted:
June 28, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Public Library

June 28: 'Irregular' not 'illegal,' 'asylum seekers' not 'queue jumpers': Demystifying the Canada-US border crossings and exploring the City of Ottawa's role

When: Thursday, June 28, 2018, 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Where: University of Ottawa Faculty of Law Building (Fauteux Hall), 57 Louis-Pasteur Private, Room 302, Ottawa K1N 6N5

This panel will demystify the situation at the Canada-US border, explain the Safe Third Country Agreement, and explore ways Ottawa can support those seeking safety in Canada.

Posted:
June 20, 2018
Article source:
Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership (OLIP)

September 26: Elder Law Issues

When: Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Lillian H. Smith Branch, Toronto Public Library, 239 College Street, Toronto, ON  M5T 1R5

Presentations will address a variety of considerations, different forms of elder abuse, legal rights, and ways a lawyer can help you and your family. 

Posted:
June 19, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)