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Job opportunity - Legal Content Developer
March 31, 2020
Posted in:CLEO News

CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) is seeking a Legal Content Developer with legal practice experience, strong skills in clear writing and online communication, and experience in working with communities that are socially disadvantaged. This is a full‐time position.

COVID-19: Updates on the law and legal services from CLEO
March 19, 2020
Posted in:New Resources

CLEO is working to give practical answers to the important questions that people are asking about the law relating to the COVID-19 situation. We are also sharing updates about changes to government programs and court services.

Please visit COVID-19: Updates on the law and legal services on Steps to Justice and check back regularly for updates.

CLEO 2018-19 Annual Report
February 10, 2020
Posted in:CLEO News

CLEO 2018-19 Annual Report is now available, featuring highlights of the year’s activities.

On the Radar: Small Claims Court limit raised to $35,000
February 3, 2020
Posted in:On the Radar

As of January 1, 2020, Ontario's Small Claims Court has the power to deal with claims of up to $35,000. Before that date, the maximum was $25,000.

In this month's On the Radar, we highlight information about suing in Small Claims Court.

New information on Wills
January 28, 2020
Posted in:New Resources

Steps to Justice now has information about wills, including:

    why it’s important to have one
  • what you should think about when making one
  • what happens if you don’t have one
  • the role of an estate trustee
New information on refugee hearings
January 21, 2020
Posted in:New Resources

Steps to Justice has new information on asking for a judicial review or appeal of a refugee decision.

Latest updates on Steps to Justice
January 13, 2020
Posted in:New Resources

Steps to Justice has updated content about the increase to small claims court proceedings that have been raised to $35,000 from $25,000.

On the Radar: New online tool can help tenants with repair problems
January 6, 2020
Posted in:On the Radar

Tenants who can't get their landlords to do repairs might need to apply to the Landlord and Tenant Board to enforce their rights.

This month's On the Radar talks about Guided Pathways, a new online tool from CLEO that helps make the paperwork easier.

On the Radar: Social assistance in Ontario: a few key developments
December 6, 2019
Posted in:On the Radar

This fall, the provincial government decided to cancel certain changes they planned to make to social assistance rules.

In this month's On the Radar, we highlight these rules about the Transition Child Benefit and earnings exemptions, to let people know that they've not changed. We also talk about possible changes to the definition of disability and what they could mean to people living on low incomes.

Form T6: New Guided Pathway to filling out the Tenant Application About Maintenance
November 11, 2019
Posted in:New Resources

Use CLEO's Guided Pathways to get online help to complete the Landlord and Tenant Board's Form T6, Tenant Application About Maintenance. Tenants can use the T6 application if their landlord has not:

  • Done repairs or maintenance at their place
  • Followed health, safety, housing or maintenance standards

Learn more about the Guided Pathways project here.