Complete a short survey on Access to Justice needs of Arabs in Ontario

Are you a member of the Arab community in Ontario, or work or associate with the Arab community? We want to hear your views on the legal system, even if you've never used it.

Posted:
September 07, 2018
Article source:
University of Windsor Faculty of Law

Register today: Tools for helping people find good legal information - A webinar for community workers

When: Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Where: Online

This is a webinar for community workers who help users find legal information. It will explain the difference between legal information and legal advice and also cover Steps to Justice.

Posted:
September 07, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Call for applications: Technology and empirical research are the focus of two new granting opportunities

The Law Foundation of Ontario has launched calls for applications for two new granting opportunities. 

Posted:
September 05, 2018
Article source:
The Law Foundation of Ontario

New Episode of Architects of Justice Podcast: Episode 5: Beyond Tweets

Recent high profile cases have sparked new dialogue about sexual violence. Three advocates speak about this critical moment and what needs to happen next.

Posted:
September 04, 2018
Article source:
The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG)

October 18: Legal Capability workshop in Timmins

When: Thursday, October 18, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (and possibly another from 1:30-4:30 if there's enough interest)

Where: Collège Boréal, Conference room 117, 395 Thériault Blvd., Timmins, ON

To register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/helping-people-find-legal-information-and-address-their-legal-problems-tickets-49389272644

CLEO will be offering a free Legal Capability workshop to community and front-line workers in Timmins on Thursday, October 18.

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

October 17: Legal Capability workshop in Kapuskasing

When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Where: Collège Boréal - Room 103, 3 Aurora Avenue, Kapuskasing, ON P5N 1J6

To register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/helping-people-find-legal-information-and-address-their-legal-problems-tickets-49384371986

CLEO will be offering a free Legal Capability workshop to community and front-line workers in Kapuskasing on Wednesday, October 17. 

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

2018/19 Edition Now Available: Getting Legal Help: A Directory of Community Legal Clinics in Ontario

Organized by region, this popular, easy-to-use directory of Ontario's community legal clinics lists addresses, phone numbers, and websites.

Posted:
August 24, 2018
Article source:

Sixties Scoop survivors now eligible for compensation after approval of settlement

Individuals who were affected by the Sixties Scoop are eligible to receive up to $50,000, depending on the number of claims made.

Posted:
August 22, 2018
Article source:
The Lawyer's Daily

There's a new legal protection for sexual harassment complainants

A woman witness in a wrongful-dismissal lawsuit will be able to have her own lawyer, thanks to a novel decision by an Ontario Superior Court of Justice master.

Posted:
August 20, 2018
Article source:
Global News

DemocracyKit Workshops: How to Join a Campaign & Drive Political Change

These Toronto Public Library workshops explain how election campaigns work and deliver lessons, tools, and connections to make a meaningful contribution to a campaign team.

Posted:
August 16, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Public Library