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

July 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (EST) – Many workers are being required to return to work as Ontario workplaces open up. Do your clients have the right to refuse work? What accomodations can your clients ask for on the job? What supports exist for those who remain without work? You can get answers […]


July 28, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Webinar on free online tool to prepare a power of attorney

July 22, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EST – CLEO is hosting this webinar on StepstoJustice.ca, a website with legal information on common legal problems and Guided Pathways to preparing POAs, a free, online tool to help you prepare a power of attorney. This webinar is for people working or volunteering with older adults, who are […]


July 22, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Family law and domestic violence during COVID-19

Recorded on June 30, 2020 – 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 […]


June 30, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

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

Recorded on June 16, 2020 – 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 […]


June 16, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Supporting Rural Women Leaving Abusive Relationships – A webinar from Luke’s Place and CLEO

June 3, 2020 – Women leaving abusive relationships often need family court orders quickly to protect their safety and that of their children, to have their children returned to them and/or to prevent abduction of their children by their abusive former partner. Emergency or ex parte motions are one way to get an order quickly, but bringing a successful one is difficult.


June 3, 2020 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

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Employment and Immigration for frontline workers during COVID-19

Recorded on May 28, 2020 – Need the latest updates on income benefits like CERB and pandemic pay? Are your clients concerned about returning to work safely, and what are their rights to “say no”? Do you have questions about immigration and eligibility for income benefits? Legal experts from our community provide practical information to […]


May 28, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Family law issues for LGBTQ families

Recorded on May 27, 2020  – This webinar addresses the particular family law issues facing LGBTQ families. In particular, we address: What goes into the decision to parent for LGBTQ families? How do LGBTQ people build families? How is legal parentage established? What are the particular challenges facing these families when relationships breakdown? This webinar is […]


May 27, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

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

Recorded on May 14, 2020  – This was CLEO’s third online information session for front-line workers to get updates on Income Benefits (CERB/EI + others) and Workers’ Rights during COVID-19. Legal clinic lawyers provide practical information to help you answer the questions your clients are facing when applying for income benefits and understanding their rights […]


May 14, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

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

Recorded on April 23, 2020 – CLEO hosts this second online information session for front-line workers to give them up-to-date information on the new CERB and EI benefits. Experts from legal clinics and other community organizations will discuss the key issues and answer questions from workers. This webinar includes information on how people’s immigration status […]


April 23, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

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.


April 22, 2020 (1 hour and 15 minutes)