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Legal Topic: COVID-19

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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.

A CLEO legal expert shared details...

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March 31, 2021 (1 hour and 30 minutes)


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...

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February 24, 2021 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

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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).

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February 4, 2021 ()

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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...

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December 15, 2020 (75 minutes)

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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 eviction...

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November 19, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

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Rights of long-term care residents and their families during COVID-19

Recorded on November 5, 2020 - Long-term care (LTC) homes and residents have been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will provide up-to-date information on the restrictions on residents and visitors in LTC, the rights of residents when in lock-down or isolation, and rights of residents to have visitors. Legal experts will also...

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November 5, 2020 (1 hour and 27 minutes)

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Workers’ rights during COVID-19: A webinar for front-line workers

Recorded on October 22, 2020 - Many workers are uncertain about their rights at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Do workers have the right to refuse work due to fear of exposure to COVID-19? Is there job protection if a worker chooses to stay home to care for a child or family member?

Get the latest updates as Ontario workers face...

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October 22, 2020 (1 hour and 20 minutes)

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Income Benefits during COVID-19: A webinar for front-line workers on CERB to EI + new Canada Recovery Benefits

Recorded on October 1, 2020 - CERB payments will soon end but many of your clients will not be returning to work. What will the new Employment Insurance (EI) program offer and who will get access? Who can apply for the new Canada Recovery Benefits?

Get the latest updates and details on the expanded EI program soon to be implemented and the...

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October 1, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

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Support for residential energy customers impacted by COVID-19 – A webinar from the Low Income Energy Network (LIEN)

Recorded on July 30, 2020  - On June 1, 2020, the Government of Ontario confirmed that it is making $9 million available for the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP), to support residential customers struggling to pay their energy bills as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. Utility companies began accepting applications for CEAP on July 13,...

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July 30, 2020 (1 hour)


Returning to work: what clients need to know during the COVID-19 pandemic

Recorded on July 28, 2020 - Many workers are being required to return to work as Ontario workplaces open up. Do your clients have the right to refuse work? What accomodations can your clients ask for on the job? What supports exist for those who remain without work?

You can get answers to these and other questions you are hearing from your...

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July 28, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

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