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Up your game: Using social media and video to deliver legal information

Recorded on April 20, 2021 – CLEO staff members Fiona MacCool and Jesse Mark addressed what CLEO is learning about when and how to use social media and video to help people understand their legal rights. They shared best practices, examples, and resources that have inspired us, and tips on finding free or low cost […]

Pathway to status for refugee claimants working in healthcare during COVID-19

Recorded on March 31, 2021 – The federal government introduced a new program that would allow some refugee claimants working in the healthcare sector to apply for permanent residence. The program aims to acknowledge refugee claimants’ exceptional service working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us to understand the details about who […]

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March 31, 2021 (1 hour and 30 minutes)


Recent Changes to the Law: The Divorce Act, Bill C-78

Recorded on March 29, 2021 – This webinar addresses the legislative changes to the Divorce Act Bill C-78: This webinar will address: New changes to The Best Interests of the Child legislation which have been added to the Divorce Act; Specific reference to family violence as a factor in considering a Child’s Best Interests; Details on how family violence is considered within the context of the newly revised Divorce Act; New […]

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March 29, 2021 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

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METRAC


Preventing Bias in Service Delivery: A Child Welfare Lens

Recorded on March 25, 2021 – The webinar addresses the impact of the intersectionality of gender-based violence with unconscious bias through a Child Welfare Lens, you will learn about: Equity Work is Emotional Work – Expanding our E.I. and not our I.Q Identifying Systemic Barriers & Roots of Oppression Unconscious Bias and Intersectionality through a Child […]

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March 25, 2021 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Produced by:

METRAC


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 ()

Produced by:

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)