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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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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? 

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February 24, 2021 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

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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;

Date:

October 2, 2020 ()

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Luke's Place


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?

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June 30, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

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“Before You Sign”: A three part webinar series

This is a 3 part series of webinars produced as part of  YWCA St. Thomas Elgin Connecting Communities Project “Before You Sign”, funded by the Law Foundation of Ontario.
About the Project
Rural populations of immigrants, especially individuals who are not native English speakers, experience significant obstacles in obtaining accurate legal information due to factors of isolation,

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December 11, 2019 (3 segments of 30 minutes each (approximately))

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YWCA St. Thomas Elgin


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

Recorded on November 13, 2019 (60 minutes) – This webinar is designed for social work and social service work students who will be helping clients find legal information in the course of their work. We will outline CLEO’s work in legal information, discuss the difference between providing legal information and giving legal advice,

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November 13, 2019 (79 minutes)

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Misrepresentation in Immigration Applications

Recorded on October 20, 2019 – “Misrepresenting” or providing false information in immigration applications can have serious consequences, including removal from Canada. This webinar discusses what “misrepresentation” means under Canada’s immigration law and how it can affect immigrant women facing violence and abuse. It also gives practical tips on how women can protect themselves and their immigration status if there they are being investigated by the government for misrepresentation. 

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October 30, 2019 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

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METRAC


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

Enregistré le 21 mai 2019 – Ce webinaire est conçu pour les travailleurs sociaux qui aident les personnes à trouver des informations juridiques. Nous présenterons le travail de CLEO en matière d’information juridique, nous discuterons de la différence entre fournir des informations juridiques et donner des conseils juridiques, et nous montrerons comment rechercher des informations juridiques fiables,

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May 21, 2019 (59 minutes)

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

Recorded on May 8, 2019 – This webinar is designed for social workers who help users find legal information. We will outline CLEO’s work in legal information, discuss the difference between providing legal information and giving legal advice, and demonstrate how to use CLEO’s website, Steps to Justice, to find reliable,

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May 8, 2019 (58 minutes)

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

Recorded on October 2, 2018- This webinar is designed for community workers who help users find legal information. It will outline sources of reliable information as well as the difference between legal information and legal advice. It will also cover Steps to Justice, CLEO’s website for helping clients find step-by-step information about common legal problems.

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October 2, 2018 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

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

Recorded on June 21, 2018 – This webinar was designed for community workers who help users find legal information. The following topics were covered:

Brief overview of CLEO
Identifying sources of reliable legal information
Understanding the difference between legal information and legal advice
Navigating Steps to Justice, CLEO’s website for helping clients find step-by-step information about common legal problems
Finding legal information on Steps to Justice using case scenarios

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Date:

June 21, 2018 (1 hour and 10 minutes)

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