Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Discrimination is Against the Law! A Primer on Human Rights Law in Ontario

Recorded on December 19, 2012 - This webinar, presented in partnership by the Human Rights Legal Support Centre and Hamilton Community Legal Clinic, will provide an overview of the Human Rights Code, highlighting the grounds and social areas which the Code applies to, exceptions to the Code, and remedies available under the Code. It will acquaint listeners with the Human Rights System in Ontario and describe the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario's process.
An archived recording of this webinar, along with copies of all presentation materials, are available for download at http://yourlegalrights.on.ca/training.

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Thursday, 13 December 2012

Conditional Permanent Residence: What a Sponsored Spouse Needs to Know

Recorded on December 13, 2012  - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series is about the new immigration program called Conditional Permanent Residence, which went into effect on October 25, 2012. We will talk about the program from the perspective of the potentially negative impact it will have on women who come to Canada as sponsored spouses or partners. METRAC's Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, discusses the issues with Raoul Boulakia, a certified Immigration and Refugee Law specialist.
Copies of the presentation materials are available for download below.
An archived recording of this webinar, along with copies of all presentation materials, are available for download at http://yourlegalrights.on.ca/training.

Monday, 3 December 2012

"Brighter Prospects": The Commission's Report and Future Direction for Social Assistance Reform

Recorded on December 3, 2012 - In this webinar, Jennefer Laidley of the Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) provides an understanding of
  • the content of the report of the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario
  • an analysis of the impact of the report recommendations;
  • the policy and political context surrounding the report; and,
  • thoughts on opportunities for action over the short, medium, and longer term.

An archived recording of this webinar, along with copies of all presentation materials, are available for download at http://yourlegalrights.on.ca/training.


For more information visit www.yourlegalrights.on.ca/training