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Motor Vehicle Dealers Act

Recorded on October 18, 2010 (56 minutes)This webinar is presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. New and used motor vehicle sales and leases in...

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October 18, 2010
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56 minutes

Sexual Assault and Harassment

Recorded on September 28, 2010 (78 minutes) - This webinar is part of a series presented by Zahra Dhanani, the Legal Director of Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC). It looks...

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September 28, 2010
Length:
78 minutes

Pay Day Loans Act

Please note: Since this webinar was prepared, additional consumer protections related to pay day loans have been enacted.  For information about these changes, please see: https://www.ontario.ca/page/payday-loan-your-rights#section-4.

September 13, 2010 (66 minutes) - This webinar is...

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September 13, 2010
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66 minutes

Assisting Victims of Identity Theft

Part II of a two-part series on identity theft, this webinar reviews strategies and remedies for community workers who assist victims of identity theft. It is presented by Margaret Capes of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., Dan Chometa of Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada Inc., and Elaine Magil of WoodGreen Community Services. Those who are not already familiar with...

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June 07, 2010
Length:
65 minutes

Reporting Peer to Peer Violence in Schools

This webinar, presented by Zahra Dhanani of the Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC), is an overview of Bill 157, legislation that creates obligations to report and respond to serious incidents in Ontario schools. It focuses on what youth workers and other service providers need to know about the bill and how the new requirements may impact the work...

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May 28, 2010
Length:
95 minutes

Cell Phone Contracts

2015 Legal Update: Please note that the enactment of Ontario's Wireless Services Agreement Act and the adoption of a new Wireless Code by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission have created significant new rights for consumers that are...

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May 17, 2010
Length:
55 minutes

Pre-Paid Services

This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., looks at the sometimes shadowy world of prepaid services. Fitness club memberships, dance lessons, and tae kwon do classes are all examples of prepaid personal development service agreements covered under the Consumer Protection Act, 2002. Many consumer goods and services...

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April 12, 2010
Length:
53 minutes

Door-to-Door Sales

2015 Legal Update: Please note that recent legislation in Ontario that became effective April 1, 2015 has expanded consumer rights with regard to door-to-door sales and rentals of water heaters.  These rights are not discussed in the Door-to-Door sales webinar or the Toolkit.  For more information about these important new...

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February 22, 2010
Length:
63 minutes

Motor Vehicle Repairs

This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., focuses on the bane of many an automobile owner: motor vehicle repairs. While there are many reputable repair facilities, not all repair shops adhere to the consumer disclosures and protections mandated by the Ontario Consumer Protection Act, 2002. We will look at issues such...

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March 22, 2010
Length:
63 minutes

Bill 168

In this webinar, Zahra Dhanani, the Legal Director for the Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC), looks at Bill 168, which is new legislation on violence and harassment in the workplace.

Bill 168 came into force in June 2010. The presentation focuses on what sexual violence and harassment in the workplace are, what employers need to do to comply...

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Date:
February 18, 2010
Length:
68 minutes