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CLEO's Your Legal Rights webinars are aimed at community workers and advocates who work with low-income and disadvantaged communities in Ontario.

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Immigration status and Social Assistance

Recorded June 23, 2021 – Misunderstandings exist about who is eligible for social assistance programs in Ontario and about consequences of receiving Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).  Undocumented people and those living with temporary status can be concerned about applying for benefits. And others need to know the rules about sponsoring relatives or being sponsored while receiving social assistance.

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June 23, 2021 (90 minutes)


Advocating for Refugee and Other Precarious Status Clients on Social Assistance Matters

Recorded on December 11, 2013 – A growing number of immigrant and refugee clients are having their benefits illegally terminated based on a misapplication of social assistance regulations.

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December 11, 2013 (57 minutes)


“Brighter Prospects”: The Commission’s Report and Future Direction for Social Assistance Reform

Recorded on December 3, 2012 – In this webinar, Jennefer Laidley of the Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) provides an understanding of

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December 3, 2012 (2 hours)


Social Assistance Review Webinar: Understanding the Options

Recorded on February 17, 2012  – The Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario released its second discussion paper on February 3, 2012 and is asking for feedback on a number of approaches it could take in reforming social assistance. The options could have far-reaching implications for people on low incomes.

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February 17, 2012 (1 hour 53 minutes)


Social Assistance Review Part 3: Merging OW and ODSP

Recorded on February 6, 2012 – The Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario is expected to release an Options Paper in early February 2012 with options for reforming Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), followed by a very short period for public response and feedback.

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February 6, 2012 (1 hour and 57 minutes)


Social Assistance Review Part 2: Moving Benefits outside OW and ODSP

Recorded on February 1, 2012 – The Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario is expected to release an Options Paper in early February 2012 with options for reforming Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), followed by a very short period for public response and feedback.

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February 1, 2012 (2 hours)


Social Assistance Review Part 1: Tax Delivered Income

Recorded on January 26, 2012 – The Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario is expected to release an Options Paper in early February 2012 with options for reforming Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), followed by a very short period for public response and feedback.

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January 26, 2012 (1 hour and 46 minutes)