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Community-Based Access to Justice: Impact and Opportunity

Originally published on Slaw, Canada’s online legal magazine; written by CLEO’s Julie Mathews. The COVID-19 pandemic has had wide-ranging and profound impacts on our society. The crisis has led to a surge in legal problems related to tenant rights, employment issues, domestic violence and other areas. Most would agree that, pandemic or not, access to […]

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Community justice help

New CLEO research – Community Justice Help: Advancing Community-Based Access to Justice

Do you often hear from clients about problems that include a law-related element? Do you feel confident that you have the knowledge and skills to give them some support with those problems? Are you unsure about how far you can or should go in helping them, because you don’t want to stray into giving “legal […]

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Returning to work during COVID-19 – July 28 webinar for frontline workers

Many workers are being required to return to work as Ontario workplaces open up. Do your clients have the right to refuse work?  What accommodations can your clients ask for on the job?  What supports exist for those who remain without work? Get the latest updates on workplace rights and income benefits at this stage of […]

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Training, events, and news

Join us on June 30 for a webinar on family law and domestic violence during COVID-19

Many people have questions about how to get their family law matters addressed during COVID-19. What types of cases are the courts hearing and how are these cases being handled? How have access visits with children been affected? How can survivors of domestic violence stay safe? Experts on family law and legal issues relating to […]

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Training, events, and news

Join us – CLEO June 16 webinar for frontline workers on tenants’ rights during COVID-19

Many tenants are facing the threat of eviction during COVID-19. What can your clients do when faced with eviction? What can they do if they can’t pay the rent? What resources and supports are available during COVID-19? Experts from the community legal sector will provide practical information to help you answer these and other questions […]

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