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Steps to Justice now has information about Ontario’s new standard lease

The Ontario government has a standard lease form that most landlords must use for tenancy agreements signed on or after April 30, 2018.

Landlords are not supposed to rent a place without a written agreement. And the agreement should be on the standard lease form.

You can’t force the landlord to use the standard lease form. But the law...

Steps to Justice has a new and improved design

CLEO has launched a new and improved redesign of the Steps to Justice website with features designed to enhance the user experience. Changes to the site were made in response to extensive user testing and include:

  • easier navigation to legal topics and sub-topics
  • improved usability on legal question and steps pages
  • a new...

Steps to Justice has made improvements and added new features to our embed tools

CLEO is pleased to announce that we have added new features to the Steps to Justice embed tools. 


Embedded content is more accessible to users with disabilities. Users can now tab their way through the content or let their screen readers read the content to them. If you have already embedded Steps to...

Help us spread the word about Steps to Justice. Use CLEO’s new digital tools on your website and social media

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Steps to Justice now has information about online, telephone, and mail-order shopping

Steps to Justice now has information about online shopping and ordering a product or service over the phone or by mail. Find out more at:

Latest content from Steps to Justice

Here is just some of the new legal content we have launched recently on Steps to Justice:

Ontario Justice Partners Launch New Steps to Justice Website: A First of its Kind in the Province

TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Problems with landlords, unfair treatment at a job, and getting separated or divorced: these are some of the issues that Ontarians face every day. However, many cannot access the information they need to understand the legal implications of their problems and respond.

Now they can go to Steps to Justice – a...

Got a question about the law? There’s a site for that . . . . aims to provide reliable answers to common legal questions and problems. 'It’s sort of like an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) of law,' says Paul Schabas, the treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada.

By Alyshah Hasham Staff Reporter

Wed., Jan. 18, 2017

What can happen if I’m behind in my...

Technologizing Access to Justice

Steps to Justice was profiled in a January 4, 2017 column entitled Technologizing Access to Justice in Slaw: Canada's online legal magazine. Here is a excerpt from that article:

By The Action Group on Access to Justice

Last month, Ryerson University’s Legal Innovation Zone (LIZ) and Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General...

Default vs Diversity

Steps to Justice was profiled in a September 29, 2016 column entitled Default vs. Diversity in Slaw: Canada's online legal magazine. Here is a excerpt from that article:

I recently attended an access to justice conference where the majority of speakers and attendees were white men. As a South Asian woman my presence felt...

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