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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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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.

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April 22, 2020 (1 hour and 15 minutes)


Income Assistance (CERB/EI) & Workers’ Rights Information Session (related to COVID-19)

Recorded on April 16, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes) – This online information session is for front-line workers across the province to provide detailed information on the new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and Employment Insurance (E.I.) benefits. This webinar features experts in employment law and workers’ rights, including lawyers from community legal clinics, […]

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April 16, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)


International abductions

March 25, 2020 – We live in an increasingly global community. As a result, families both pre- and post-separation, relocate more frequently. This webinar takes a look at the issue of international abduction of children in the context of family violence, with a focus on steps a woman can take to pre-empt an international abduction as well as what she can do if her children are abducted.

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March 25, 2020 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

Luke's Place


Immigration Law: Debunking the Misconceptions

Immigration law can be very complicated and it is sometimes hard to figure out what rights women have while living with precarious status. This webinar will go through some of the most common myths and misconceptions about immigration law and help you establish accurate and up-to-date information. You will leave better equipped to work with […]

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March 16, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Produced by:

METRAC


Intersections between Family Law & Other Legal Issues – When there is Violence in a Family

February 25, 2020 – Many women who leave abusive relationships are dealing with multiple legal issues, each of which has an impact on the other(s). This webinar looks at the intersections among three common legal systems: family, criminal and immigration.

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February 25, 2020 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

Luke's Place


Restraining Orders

January 28, 2020 12:00 E.S.T. – Family violence continues and often escalates post-separation. This webinar explores post-separation abuse and strategies for managing it. Topics covered include: what a restraining order is and how to apply for one, the importance of a safety plan and safety planning for family court.

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January 28, 2020 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

Luke's Place


Presenting Evidence in a Family Court Case involving Violence

December 17, 2019 – If family violence is to be considered by a mediator or judge, clear evidence of it must be presented. This webinar discusses the standard of proof in family court, what evidence is useful and how to present it in an effective way.

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December 17, 2019 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

Luke's Place


“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 […]

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

Produced by:

YWCA St. Thomas Elgin


FLEW Webinar: Mediation

Mediation is a legal process that can be used to resolve family law issues without going to court. This webinar will talk about the process and outcomes of mediation, as well as the benefits and disadvantages of choosing this approach to ending a relationship. This webinar is part of the Family Law Education for Women […]

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December 6, 2019 (1 hour and 30 mintues)

Produced by:

METRAC


Collecting Evidence: A webinar from Luke’s Place and CLEO

November 26, 2019 – Evidence about family violence can be challenging to find: often, there are few witnesses, and many women don’t report the abuse to anyone. This webinar provides practical suggestions for how women can collect evidence of the abuse to which they have been subjected as well as tips for frontline workers who are assisting women with this task.

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November 26, 2019 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

Luke's Place