Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc.

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Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) is a non-profit public legal education project. CLS provides workshops on a variety of social welfare law topics to non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and various marginalized and low-income citizen groups.

PLEASE NOTE: Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) does not represent individual clients or engage in the private practice of law. They are an exclusively educational organization.

CLS, in conjunction with Lambton College, also offers a Certificate in Community Advocacy. This online program is designed for trusted intermediaries and focuses on enhancing existing skills and knowledge with practical, how-to instruction about the social programs and other issues that often impact those who are marginalized and/or live in poverty.

Resources produced by Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc.

Webinars produced by Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc.


Consumer Protection: Wireless Services (Cell Phone) Contracts - 2016 Update

Recorded on February 1, 2016 - This webinar looks at cell phone and other wireless services agreements in light of the new rights and protections that consumers have under the Ontario Wireless Services Act and the federal Wireless Code.

Criminal Injuries Compensation Advocacy

Recorded on May 3, 2019 - This collection of six short webinars is part of a collection of materials that includes case studies and an advocacy handbook and was produced by Community Law School. These webinars provide information on Ontario's Compensation for Victims of Crime Act which is implemented and administered by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB).

Consumer Protection: Door-to-Door Sales - Water Heater Sales and Rentals 2016

Recorded on February 8, 2016 - While you may not find a salesperson knocking at your door with the latest and greatest vacuum cleaner anymore, the sometimes unsavoury world of door-to-door sales is still alive and well. Some of the most outrageous claims and trickery in the door-to-door world now relate to water heater sales.

Unfair Practices under the Consumer Protection Act

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) is a non-profit public legal education project. CLS provides workshops on a variety of social welfare law topics to non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and various marginalized and low-income citizen groups. PLEASE NOTE: Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) does not represent individual clients or engage in the […]

Watch Your Step on the Internet!

Recorded on Monday, March 19, 2012 - This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., looks at common scams such as phishing, advance fee frauds, prize and lottery scams, the grandparent scam, and cheque overpayment scams. The webinar reviews the risks of purchasing goods or services online.

Fighting Telephone Trickery Using Consumer Protection Laws

Recorded on Monday, April 16, 2012. This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., looks at telephone scams and other consumer problems with phones.

Telephone and Mail Agreements

Recorded on May 23, 2012 - Contracts made by telephone or mail are called remote agreements and are subject to Ontario's Consumer Protection Act, 2002.

Surviving Home Renovations with the Consumer Protection Act

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) is a non-profit public legal education project. CLS provides workshops on a variety of social welfare law topics to non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and various marginalized and low-income citizen groups. PLEASE NOTE: Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) does not represent individual clients or engage in the […]

Re-billers and the Energy Consumer Protection Act 2010

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) is a non-profit public legal education project. CLS provides workshops on a variety of social welfare law topics to non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and various marginalized and low-income citizen groups. PLEASE NOTE: Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) does not represent individual clients or engage in the […]

Consumer Protection: Debt Settlement Service Agreements

Recorded on February 29, 2016 - Your charge cards are maxed out, the collection agencies keep calling, and your income is being garnished -- you need help before you sink beneath a growing pile of bills. Both credit counselling agencies and debt settlement services companies promise to help you to manage your debt repayment and get you back on your feet financially.

Building Effective Workshops for Trusted Intermediaries: Emphasis on Consumer Protection Topics

Monday, March 31, 2014 - This webinar takes you through the planning, design, preparation, presentation, and evaluation processes for workshops ranging from a full day to discreet lunch-and-learn sessions.

Cell Phone Contracts

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) is a non-profit public legal education project. CLS provides workshops on a variety of social welfare law topics to non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and various marginalized and low-income citizen groups. PLEASE NOTE: Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) does not represent individual clients or engage in the […]

Private Career Colleges Act

Recorded on January 17, 2011 (62 minutes) -  This webinar is for service providers. It is presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. Many Ontarians are returning to private career colleges to upgrade their skills in a demanding job market.

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.

Pay Day Loans Act

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) is a non-profit public legal education project. CLS provides workshops on a variety of social welfare law topics to non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and various marginalized and low-income citizen groups. PLEASE NOTE: Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) does not represent individual clients or engage in the […]

Pre-Paid Services

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) is a non-profit public legal education project. CLS provides workshops on a variety of social welfare law topics to non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and various marginalized and low-income citizen groups. PLEASE NOTE: Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) does not represent individual clients or engage in the […]

Motor Vehicle Repairs

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) is a non-profit public legal education project. CLS provides workshops on a variety of social welfare law topics to non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and various marginalized and low-income citizen groups. PLEASE NOTE: Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) does not represent individual clients or engage in the […]

Door-to-Door Sales

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) is a non-profit public legal education project. CLS provides workshops on a variety of social welfare law topics to non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and various marginalized and low-income citizen groups. PLEASE NOTE: Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) does not represent individual clients or engage in the […]

Consumer Reporting and Credit Reporting

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) is a non-profit public legal education project. CLS provides workshops on a variety of social welfare law topics to non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and various marginalized and low-income citizen groups. PLEASE NOTE: Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) does not represent individual clients or engage in the […]

Collection Agencies

Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) is a non-profit public legal education project. CLS provides workshops on a variety of social welfare law topics to non-profit community organizations, social service agencies, and various marginalized and low-income citizen groups. PLEASE NOTE: Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc. (CLS) does not represent individual clients or engage in the […]