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Community justice help

Community justice help: holistic approaches to clients’ needs

Today, Julie Mathews, CLEO’s Executive Director, joins us to share some thoughts about getting vulnerable people in Ontario the help they need through agencies in their community. Eye-opening. Stimulating. These are words that are not often associated with conferences at which the law is featured. But the buzz in the room after a recent panel […]

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Announcements

Help with family law questions: Learn with us!

The CLEO Connect Learning Exchange is pleased to host a “lunch and learn” telephone call on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. We’ll be checking in on resources that can help people with family law problems. Find out more about our Learning Exchange and this event and register for the phone call.

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Better legal information

What we’re reading: “Newcomers Facing Labour Struggles” – a comic book

We’ve written here before about the use of storytelling in comic format to expand the reach of public legal education and information to new audiences in fresh and accessible ways. “Newcomers Facing Labour Struggles” is the latest example we’ve seen of this genre. This eight-page comic, produced by KEYS Job Centre and available in eight […]

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Announcements

The need for legal clinic services

As a result of the spring provincial budget, several of Ontario’s community legal clinics have lost a large amount of their funding. And the budget announced more cuts to come. This leaves people in communities across Ontario, particularly those who live on low incomes, at risk of losing access to critical legal services to help […]

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Announcements

CLEO awarded grants for technology and access to justice research

CLEO is pleased to announce that three new partnership-based research projects are being supported by The Law Foundation of Ontario. The three grants, totalling close to $129K from the Foundation’s Strategic granting program, support efforts to develop online interactive tools that people with legal problems can use to take steps in the legal process, such […]

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