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On the Radar: Helping people register to vote
October 1, 2019
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Do you work with people who are poor or marginalized? On October 21, Canadians will elect the next federal government. And many marginalized people may not be on the voters' list.

This month's On the Radar describes some steps you can take to help someone exercise their right to vote.

On the Radar: Changes affecting victims of violent crime
September 23, 2019
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As of October 1, 2019, the Ontario government is replacing criminal injuries compensation for victims of violent crime with the Victim Quick Response Program. This new program may help pay for certain expenses if a victim has no other money to pay for them.

This special edition of On the Radar looks at how the government describes the new program and some of the changes for victims.

On the Radar: What tenants can do about "renovictions"
September 18, 2019
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Tenants living in older, more affordable units may find themselves being asked to move out so the landlord can do major repairs or renovations.

This month's On the Radar looks at what tenants can do in these situations.

Job opportunity at CLEO - French editor and outreach coordinator
September 4, 2019
Posted in:CLEO News

CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) is seeking a French content development and outreach coordinator to coordinate production of French public legal information and undertake outreach work to Francophone communities across the province.

Latest updates on Steps to Justice
August 26, 2019
Posted in:New Resources
Steps to Justice has updated content on getting legal help with immigration problems

and
refugee problems as a result of the federal government's one-time additional funding.
New information on income assistance
August 8, 2019
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Steps to Justice now has information about Old Age Security.

On the Radar: The role and expanded mandate of Ontario's Ombudsman
August 6, 2019
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People with complaints about Ontario government services and programs may be able to get help from the Ombudsman's office.

This month's On the Radar talks about the role of Ontario's Ombudsman, highlights from the latest annual report, and new responsibilities that the office has. And we tell you about related information you'll find on Steps to Justice.

Latest updates on Steps to Justice
July 29, 2019
Posted in:New Resources

Steps to Justice has updated content on bail variations and getting help in family law reflecting changes to services provided by Legal Aid Ontario.

CLEO awarded grants for technology and access to justice
July 24, 2019
Posted in:CLEO News

Toronto, ON – CLEO is pleased to announce that three new partnership-based research projects are being supported by The Law Foundation of Ontario.

The three grants, totalling close to $129K from the Foundation's Strategic granting program, support efforts to develop online interactive tools that people with legal problems can use to take steps in the legal process, such as completing forms. The research will advance the work of CLEO, its partners and others who look at technology as a tool to advance access to justice.

New information on refugee law
July 18, 2019
Posted in:New Resources

Steps to Justice now has information for refugee claimants about getting legal help.

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