Latest updates

Updated information on wills

Steps to Justice has updated information about changes that took effect on January 1, 2022. These changes include:


  • marriage no longer revokes a will

  • the impact of a separation is the same as a divorce

  • new forms to apply for probate

  • new simplified probate process for estates worth less than $150,000

COVID-19: Updates on the law and benefits from CLEO

CLEO has updated and new information about the law and services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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On the Radar – New benefit for workers when there’s a COVID-19 lockdown

In late 2021, the federal government introduced the Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit (CWLB).

Workers in Ontario could get the CWLB starting on December 19, 2021, when Ontario was confirmed as a lockdown region.

In this month's On the Radar, CLEO provides more information on this new benefit.

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Updated information on employment law

Steps to Justice has updated information on employment law about changes that took effect on January 1, 2022. These changes include:

New information in criminal law about sentencing

Criminal court judges in Ontario are now allowed to reduce a Black person's sentence if they have been affected by systemic anti-Black racism. Steps to Justice has new information about how someone who is Black can ask the judge for a lower sentence.

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Notices from the Landlord and Tenant Board about scheduling tenant applications

In November and December, the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) has been sending tenants emails or letters about scheduling tenant applications. Check your junk email, mailbox, or talk with your legal representative if you did not get one.

The email or letter gives a deadline to confirm that you want to continue your application and have a...

COVID-19: Updates on the law and benefits from CLEO

CLEO has updated and new information about the law and services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Education Law:



Employment Law:


CLEO’s On the Radar: Recent changes to Ontario’s rules for “no-fault” evictions”

On September 1, 2021, the government made major changes to the Residential Tenancies Act. CLEO talked about some of these changes in September's On the Radar. This month, we look at 2 new rules that relate to what are called "no-fault" evictions, for example, when a landlord wants to move in.

This month, we look at 2 new rules that relate...

CLEO has new and revised family law publications

CLEO is pleased to announce the following new or updated family law publications. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

Family Law: Legal Help is a new publication which gives information about services and organizations that offer family law...

CLEO’s On the Radar: Special COVID-19 rules about rent increases end December 31

Many tenants will see their rent go up in 2022 for the first time since 2020. This is because, in most cases, the government of Ontario didn’t allow any rent increases in 2021. For tenants not covered by the rent increase rules of the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA), the increase could be a lot.

This issue of On The Radar looks at the rules in...

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