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Job opportunity - PLEAC Project Coordinator
November 6, 2019
Posted in:CLEO News

The Public Legal Education Association of Canada (PLEAC), in partnership with the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) and Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO), is hiring a full-time Project Coordinator.

Type: full-time employment from November 2019 until March 2024.

Location: Toronto, Ontario.

Compensation: starting salary range $62,000 - $70,000 (depending on experience) plus medical & dental benefits

New information on refugee hearings
November 4, 2019
Posted in:New Resources

Steps to Justice now has information about how to prepare for a refugee hearing and what happens at one.

New information on PRRA hearings in refugee law
October 31, 2019
Posted in:New Resources

Steps to Justice now has information about Pre-Removal Risk Assessment hearings available to refugee claimants who are not eligible to make a refugee claim because they already made a claim in the US, Australia, New Zealand, or the UK.

New information for Indigenous people charged with a crime
October 10, 2019
Posted in:New Resources

Steps to Justice now has information about Gladue court, bail hearings, and sentencing hearings for Indigenous people charged with a crime.

New information for victims of crime
October 4, 2019
Posted in:New Resources

Steps to Justice now has information for victims of crime who want to apply for financial help through the Victim Quick Response Program+.

On the Radar: Helping people register to vote
October 1, 2019
Posted in:On the Radar

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
Posted in:On the Radar

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
Posted in:On the Radar

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.

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