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A Primer on Probationary Periods

Recorded on November 30, 2016 – Are you new in your job? Do you work with or represent the newly employed? Have you or someone you know, ever been terminated during a probationary period? This webinar covers the basic, but often poorly understood, rules around probationary periods. What constitutes a probationary period? Can the employer […]

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November 30, 2016 (41 minutes)


Basic Income: What is it and what could it mean for social assistance?

Recorded on October 14, 2016 (1 hour and 36 minutes) – The Ontario government is moving forward on creating a basic income pilot program. What is a “basic income”? And what could it mean for people on social assistance?

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October 14, 2016 (1 hour and 36 minutes)


How and When to Prove Abuse in Family Court

Recorded on October 12, 2016  – If you are a woman who has experienced abuse in your relationship, and you and your partner are going to Family Court, it can be important to tell the Court about the abuse. This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series discusses ways of trying to prove abuse in your case, and when it can affect the Court’s decision.

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October 12, 2016 (1 hour and 35 minutes)

Produced by:

METRAC


Staying Home Safely After Abuse: Court Orders That Can Help

Recorded on August 22, 2016 – In this webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series, METRAC’s Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, and family law lawyer, Glenda Perry, discuss different kinds of family and criminal court orders that can help a woman force an abusive partner to leave her home and stay away.

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August 22, 2016 (1 hour and 26 minutes)

Produced by:

METRAC


Child Custody and Access: Ideas for Single Mothers

Recorded on June 16, 2016 – This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series reviews basics about child custody and access, and discusses ideas for mothers about the rights and responsibilities of raising children after the relationship between parents ends. METRAC’s Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, is joined by family law lawyer, Charley Levitan.

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June 16, 2016 (1 hour and 36 minutes)

Produced by:

METRAC


Supporting Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking

Recorded on May 30, 2016 – In support of National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week from May 29 to June 4 2016, this webinar examines how to support victims and survivors of Human Trafficking in Canada. The presenters for this webinar are Rosalind Currie, the Director of British Columbia’s Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons with the […]

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May 30, 2016 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Produced by:

Victim Justice Network


The Ontario Criminal Injuries Compensation Board: An Option for Survivors of Violence

Recorded on May 27, 2016 – For women survivors of sexual violence, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) can be a legal option, with or without going to the police, or going through a criminal trial. Learn about what the CICB does and how the process works in this webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series.

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May 27, 2016 (1 hour and 32 minutes)

Produced by:

METRAC


Le droit d’aller à l’école: aspects légaux

Présenté le 3 mai, 2016 – Le droit à l’éducation est souvent décrit comme un droit fondamental et universel. En effet, tous les enfants et les adolescents doivent pouvoir aller à l’école, et ainsi bénéficier des mêmes opportunités de se construire un avenir. Les lois et les  procédures applicables sont souvent mal connues. Pourtant, elles existent et sont mêmes en développement.

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May 3, 2016 (45 minutes)


Victim Impact Statements: A role in the justice system for women survivors of domestic and sexual assault

Recorded on April 6, 2016 – Crime victims have the right to be involved in the sentence that is imposed on the offender whose crime affected their life. When does a woman survivor of sexual assault or intimate partner violence get to prepare a Victim Impact Statement? What can she say in it? And who can help her prepare it?

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April 6, 2016 (1 hour and 37 minutes)

Produced by:

METRAC


The Partner Assault Response Program (PAR): A Part of the Domestic Violence Court System

Recorded on March 8, 2016 – If you or your partner has been charged with domestic assault, there is a good chance that the resolution will involve the accused person attending the Partner Assault Response Program (PAR). What is it? What does it involve? How can it help women who have been assaulted by their partners?

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March 8, 2016 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

METRAC