Recorded on May 25, 2017 - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series reviews the pilot program that provides free independent legal advice (ILA), for survivors of recent and older cases of sexual assault.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
In fall 2017, the province plans to introduce a bill that would, if passed, create "safe access zones" at specified health care facilities that offer women's reproductive services.
The government of Ontario is launching a program that offers training, mentoring and grant opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs to start, expand or buy a small business.
The government of Ontario is launching two programs that will help social enterprises access the capital, training and expertise they need to grow and scale up their businesses.
Ontario is celebrating the grand opening of a new Community Addiction and Mental Health Centre at the Cornwall Community Hospital, which will provide leading-edge mental health and addictions services for 1,000 more people each year.
Ontario is renewing its support for the province's successful community paramedicine program in the Cochrane, Manitoulin-Sudbury and Algoma districts. The program helps seniors and people living with chronic health conditions receive non-emergency care from a paramedic, often in their own home.
Twelve people and organizations from across Ontario have received the David C. Onley Award for Leadership in Accessibility.
To explore the diverse and evolving work and family experiences of women in Canada, the Vanier Institute of the Family has created A Snapshot of Women, Work and Family in Canada . This publication is a companion piece to Fifty Years of Women, Work and Family in Canada timeline, providing visually engaging data about the diverse work and family experiences of women across Canada.
The CBA Child Rights Toolkit has been developed to improve children's access to justice in Canada. It is for professionals working in legal and administrative decision-making who want to implement a child-rights based approach in practice and strengthen their advocacy for children.
This resource may be relevant to Settlement Workers in Schools. It is an Education Law Blog post that takes the reader through the process of appealing a discretionary suspension.