Canadian doctors grapple with how to approach assisted dying for young patients

Mary Birdsell, ED of Justice for Children and Youth, says whether a patient can request assisted dying should be based on capacity, not age.

Posted:
November 05, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

New services at CLEO? Tell us what you think!

Tell us through a 4-question survey if Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) should start an "Ask CLEO" service for community workers.

Posted:
November 05, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

November 20: Helping people find good legal information and address their legal problems

Morning session:

  • When: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Where: Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, 1365 Richmond Road, 2nd Floor

Afternoon session:

  • When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Where: YMCA of Ottawa, 180 Argyle Avenue

This is a free workshop for front-line and community workers presented by CLEO and Connecting Ottawa. It's presented twice, morning and afternoon, on November 20.

Posted:
November 05, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Interview with JFCY’s Mary Birdsell, Guthrie Award winner

Mary Birdsell is the recipient of this year's Guthrie Award from the Law Foundation of Ontario. She was interviewed by Matt Galloway on the CBC's Metro Morning.

Posted:
October 30, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Steps to Justice has new information about finding legal help

Steps to Justice now has information about finding, working with, and complaining about a lawyer or paralegal

Posted:
October 30, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Accredited training for lawyers at Luke's Place

Designed for family law lawyers in Ontario, Luke's Place offers "Effective Lawyering with Clients Leaving Abusive Relationships."

Posted:
October 26, 2018
Article source:
Luke's Place

November 15: Community forum on Pursuit Of Justice And Equality In Ontario

Featured speaker is Avvy Go of the Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic. Preceded by the 2018 Annual General Meeting of Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services.

Posted:
October 25, 2018
Article source:
Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services

Steps to Justice now has information about getting help in criminal law

There are now questions and answers on Steps to Justice about how to find a lawyer or paralegal to help you with your criminal law case.

Posted:
October 24, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

CLEO Job Posting: Director of Community Support Programs

Applications will be reviewed and considered on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Please apply as soon as possible. The first date of review will be November 12, 2018.

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

Helpline for Indigenous women expands service throughout Ontario

The service is available in 13 Indigenous languages through translation. 

Posted:
October 19, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)