CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

https://www.cleo.on.ca

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As a community legal clinic and part of Ontario's legal aid system, we work in partnership with other legal clinics and community organizations across the province.

Our work includes:

  • the Steps to Justice website, question and answer modules on everyday legal problems experienced by people in Ontario
  • an extensive collection of legal information resources and publications available in a variety of languages and formats
  • research into effective ways of developing and delivering legal rights information through the CLEO Centre for Research & Innovation
  • Your Legal Rights website, which has legal information on a wide range of topics, in a variety of languages, produced by hundreds of organizations from across Ontario
  • Connecting Communities project, which is facilitating legal information training partnerships between legal and non-legal organizations to improve legal information and services for those who don't speak English or French or who live in rural and remote communities
  • Online resources including Refugee Rights in OntarioYouth Criminal LawPLE Learning Exchange and Get Ready for the ONCA

Resources produced by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

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Webinars produced by CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)


Using CLEO's Guidelines for Better Legal Information

Recorded on February 27, 2018 - (28 minutes) - The Guidelines for Better Legal Information is a new resource from CLEO that will help you produce the best possible written legal information for your communities.

Les droits des francophones en Ontario

Présenté le 29 janvier, 2014 - Dans ce webinaire, l’avocate bilingue Julie Lassonde donne un aperçu des droits des francophones en Ontario. Le webinaire fournit des statistiques sur les francophones de l’Ontario. Il explique le cadre juridique des droits linguistiques en Ontario, y compris le droit aux services en français.

Ontario Francophones' Rights

Recorded on January 29, 2014 - In this webinar, bilingual lawyer Julie Lassonde gives an overview of Ontario Francophones' rights. The webinar provides statistics about Ontario francophones. It explains the legal framework of linguistic rights in Ontario, including information about the right to services in French.

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

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

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

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

New tools for helping people find good legal information - A webinar for community workers

Recorded on June 14, 2017 - This webinar, provided by CLEO, is designed for community workers who help users find legal information. It covers Steps to Justice, CLEO's new website for helping clients find step-by-step information about common legal problems. It also outlines the difference between legal information and legal advice.We cover the following topics:

Returning to work: what clients need to know during the COVID-19 pandemic

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

Webinar on free online tool to prepare a power of attorney

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

Webinar for frontline workers on tenants' rights during COVID-19

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

Family law and domestic violence during COVID-19

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

Employment and Immigration for frontline workers during COVID-19

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

Income Benefits (CERB/EI + others) and Workers' Rights during COVID-19 - May 14 2020

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

Income Assistance (CERB/EI), Workers’ Rights, and Immigration during COVID-19

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

Income Assistance (CERB/EI) & Workers' Rights Information Session (related to COVID-19)

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

Tools for helping people find good legal information: A webinar by CLEO on the Steps to Justice website

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

JPP - Des outils pour aider les personnes dans la recherche de bonnes informations juridiques

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

Tools for helping people find good legal information: A webinar by CLEO on the Steps to Justice website

Since 1974, CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario / Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) has developed clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Our work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language. As […]

Supporting women with family violence and family law issues during COVID-19

April 28, 2020 - Women living in rural and remote communities face unique challenges when they decide to leave an abusive relationship, including distance, lack of services, isolation and limited access to lawyers. This webinar presents tips and strategies for supporting women who are facing these and other barriers, with a focus on women’s emotional and physical safety.