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Housing and tenants’ rights during COVID-19

Recorded on February 24, 2021 – Thousands of tenants across Ontario have fallen behind on rent due to the pandemic. Facing risk of eviction, many tenants find themselves uncertain about their rights as they struggle to keep their housing. What options do tenants have to deal with rent arrears and possible eviction? What can tenants do if they have been pressured into repayment […]

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February 24, 2021 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Income Benefits during COVID-19: Updates and review of provincial and federal benefits and how they interact

Recorded on February 4, 2021 – The federal government introduced new and temporary income benefits last year to help people cope with the impact of COVID-19. At the same time, the provincial government introduced temporary financial supports, particularly for those on Ontario Works (OW) or the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). Join us to understand […]


Ontario’s new Children’s Law Reform Act: A webinar from Luke’s Place and CLEO

Recorded on January 25, 2021 – Ontario recently significantly revised its family law that deals with custody and access to align it with the federal Divorce Act. In this webinar, you will learn about the changes, with a focus on their impact on women fleeing abusive relationships.

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January 25, 2021 (1 hour)

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Luke's Place


Resisting burnout and building resilience during COVID-19: A workshop recognizing the hard work of frontline workers

Recorded on December 15th, 2020 – During the COVID-19 pandemic, frontline workers have continued to provide support to clients and communities, many of whom have been thrown into crisis. Racialized communities have been disproportionately affected, compounding existing inequality. Many frontline workers are also working remotely, making it more difficult to assist and connect with clients […]


Safety planning before, during and after separation – A webinar from Luke’s Place

Recorded on November 24, 2020 – This webinar examines key safety issues for women leaving an abusive relationship from the time the woman begins to consider separation, throughout the separation and family law processes and beyond, providing tips and strategies so women and their children can be and feel as safe as possible. About our […]

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November 24, 2020 ()

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Luke's Place


Housing and tenants’ rights during COVID-19

Recorded on November 19th, 2020 – Many tenants who can’t pay the rent are facing an uncertain future. What options do they have? What are the landlord’s obligations to their tenants around maintenance and privacy issues? Legal experts will answer these questions and more during this upcoming webinar. You will also receive updates on the […]

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November 19, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)


Rights of long-term care residents and their families during COVID-19

Recorded on November 5, 2020 – Long-term care (LTC) homes and residents have been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will provide up-to-date information on the restrictions on residents and visitors in LTC, the rights of residents when in lock-down or isolation, and rights of residents to have visitors. Legal experts will also […]

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November 5, 2020 (1 hour and 27 minutes)


Relationships, rights and responsibilities – A webinar from Luke’s Place

Recorded on October 27, 2020 – There are significant differences in legal rights and responsibilities depending on whether people are married or living common-law. This webinar explores different kinds of intimate relationships, what the law requires and how people can craft their own agreements about how they wish to treat one another, with a particular […]

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October 27, 2020 (53 minutes)

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Luke's Place


Workers’ rights during COVID-19: A webinar for front-line workers

Recorded on October 22, 2020 – Many workers are uncertain about their rights at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Do workers have the right to refuse work due to fear of exposure to COVID-19? Is there job protection if a worker chooses to stay home to care for a child or family member? Get the latest updates as Ontario workers face unprecedented challenges on the […]

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October 22, 2020 (1 hour and 20 minutes)


How to manage tech abuse with safety planning and family law: A webinar from Luke’s Place and CLEO

Recorded on October 2, 2020 – This webinar provides information on how technology can be used against women experiencing domestic violence and provides tips for survivors and advocates around safety planning, managing electronic communication and how to this may need to be addressed in Family court. About our presenter Pamela Cross is a feminist lawyer; […]

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October 2, 2020 ()

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Luke's Place