Changes to Your Legal Rights

CLEO is making changes to Your Legal Rights as part of an overall strategy to simplify our websites and services. We will no longer be posting news to Your Legal Rights website but will continue to post this information on CLEO’s Twitter feed and Facebook page.  We encourage you to follow us there for information on CLEO’s work and news & events about the law and access to justice in Ontario.

Posted:
January 24, 2019
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

February 28: Access to Justice for Trafficked Persons Legal Case Study Hack

This in-person networking and training meeting presented by the Canadian Council for Refugees will explore legal strategies for responding to trafficked persons cases.

Posted:
January 16, 2019
Article source:
Canadian Council for Refugees

Jan. & Feb. 2019: Injured Workers in the World of Precarious Work: Advocacy and organized resistance

This is a series of seven weekly seminars for workers and advocates, starting January 22, 2019. Registration is free, register for the full series or for individual seminars.

Posted:
January 14, 2019
Article source:
Industrial Accident Victims' Group of Ontario (IAVGO)

Citizenship & Employment Precarity Project Survey

The project includes an online survey of persons living in the GTA who entered Canada without permanent residence. 

Posted:
December 21, 2018
Article source:
York University

Jan. 28, 30, 31: Citizenship Test Prep, Hamilton

This is a 3-day intensive session on what to expect, Canadian history, rights and responsibilities of citizens, and more.

Posted:
December 20, 2018
Article source:
Immigrants Working Centre

Latest updates on Steps to Justice / L'actualité de Justice pas-à-pas

Steps to Justice now has information about getting legal help with problems in immigration law, in English and French.

Posted:
December 14, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

February 21: Tax Benefits For Indigenous Peoples

A representative from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will talk about tax benefits and credits for Indigenous peoples, and where to get help filing taxes.

Posted:
December 13, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Public Library

Lawyer versus consultant? Immigration data shows visa applicants have best shot with former

Foreign nationals who prepare their own Canadian visa applications are nearly as successful in being accepted as those who spend money on a consultant to do the job.

Posted:
December 11, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Jan., Feb., March 2019: 'Discover Canada' Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle

The Citizenship Mentoring Circle is a 10-session mentoring program whose aim is to help newcomers learn more about Canada. Several dates available.

Posted:
December 05, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Public Library

Steps to Justice now has information about applying for Canadian citizenship

Steps to Justice now has information about qualifiying for citizenship, applying, what happens after you apply, what happens if your application is refused, and more.

Posted:
November 23, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)