Steps to Justice News

New information on Powers of Attorney

Steps to Justice now has information about Powers of Attorney for Property and Personal Care, including:

why it’s important to have one
how to make one
how to change or cancel one
the role of an attorney

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Visitez : www.justicepasapas.ca

CLEO New and Revised CLEO Publications – February 18, 2021

CLEO has 3 new publications on Indigenous rights with information about:

Diversion
Bail
Sentencing

All CLEO resources are once again available free of charge. For a complete list of our publications and to order, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

On the Radar: Getting COVID-19 benefits while on OW or ODSP

When the Canada Emergency Relief Benefit (CERB) ended, the Canadian government created 3 new Recovery Benefits and made changes to Employment Insurance (EI). There are special rules about these programs for people who are on Ontario Works (OW) or the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).
This month’s On the Radar looks at how COVID-19 benefits interact with OW and ODSP.

CLEO’s On the Radar: Getting a fair tribunal hearing during COVID-19

At the beginning of COVID-19, tribunals across Ontario were forced to close. Many have now re-opened using remote or virtual hearings by video or telephone. This includes the Landlord and Tenant Board, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Immigration and Refugee Protection Board,

New information on education law / Nouveaux renseignements en droit de l’éducation

Steps to Justice has new information about legal issues students may experience in school, including information about:

bullying
school attendance
suspensions and expulsions

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Visitez : www.justicepasapas.ca

New information on youth criminal justice

Steps to Justice has new information about the youth criminal justice system including information about:

out-of-court options for youth accused of a crime
how youth records work
how to deal with a youth record when applying for a job
what to consider if travelling with a youth record

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On the Radar – 2021: The year of the rent freeze

Most tenants in Ontario will not have a rent increase in 2021. This month’s On the Radar from CLEO looks at who’s affected by the new “rent freeze” law and how it works.
Learn more at: On the Radar – 2021: The year of the rent freeze
 

New information about what a tenant’s rights are when their lease expires

Steps to Justice now has information about what a tenant’s rights are when their lease expires or if there is a change of ownership.

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Visitez : www.justicepasapas.ca

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