Legal Resources

Document TitleSorted By Document Title In Ascending OrderDescriptionDocumentPublisherDate
Funding Cuts to Community Legal Clinics in OntarioAn open letter to Premier Wynne regarding the funding cuts to Community Legal ClinicsDocumentAfrican Canadian Legal ClinicMetro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal ClinicSouth Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario 
Human Trafficking and the Law: How to Protect Trafficked PersonsThe information in this guide will help legal practitioners, especially immigration and refugee lawyers to: Recognize the signs of human trafficking, Understand the provisions against human trafficking in Canadian law and the various legal remedies for supporting trafficking survivors and Understand best practices for respecting professional ethics.DocumentCanadian Council for Refugees2018
'I Simply Do Not Believe': A Case Study of Credibility Determinations in Canadian Refugee AdjudicationThis article examines credibility determinations in Canadian refugee adjudication through a case study of decision-making by a refugee adjudicator who denied every single refugee claim he heard over a three-year period. DocumentYork University - Osgoode Hall Law School2017
Legal Resources CatalogueA list of FREE general legal information from CLEO.DocumentCommunity Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)2017
Made in Canada: How the Law Constructs Migrant Workers' InsecurityThis report explores the temporary migrant worker programs, the laws and policies of these programs and recommendations that the government needs to protect fundamental freedoms and human rights for migrant workers.DocumentMetcalf Foundation2012
Meeting the Challenges of Delivering Refugee Legal Aid Services - Consultation PaperThis paper summarized LAO's analysis of the challenges faced by new legislation (Bill C-31) and proposes a provisional model for providing refugee legal aid services in this new environment.DocumentLegal Aid Ontario2012
Sources for online legal inforamationA list of online legal information about family, employment, housing and other issues.DocumentCLEO2017
Trafficked Persons: Avoiding Collateral Harm - A Needs Consultation on Access to Justice for Trafficked Persons and Those at RiskOver the last year, the CCR has been working on a project to improve access to legal services and to justice by building the capacity of refugee and immigration lawyers across Canada to identify and provide support to trafficked or potentially trafficked non-citizens. Towards these objectives, the CCR conducted a legal needs consultation that included administering a questionnaire and conducting a focus group discussion with immigration and refugee lawyers.DocumentCanadian Council for Refugees2018
UNDRIP Implementation Braiding International, Domestic and Indigenous LawsThis collection of essays reflects the recommendations of selected Indigenous legal scholars and policy leaders on how Canada can braid together a new legal framework through the implementation of UNDRIP, revive a stalled process of reconciliation and embrace a true nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous peoples.DocumentCentre for International Governance Innovation2017
Who Belongs? Rights, Benefits, Obligations and Immigration Status: A Discussion PaperThis paper focuses on the question 'If our laws establish distinctions on the basis of immigration status, if they are allocating rights, obligations and benefits differently depending on whether a person is a permanent resident, a citizen or temporary worker or has an unclear immigrant status, how can we be certain that this allocation is appropriate, fair and not discriminatory?'DocumentCanadian Civil Liberties Association2010
Your Legal Rights - Citizenship, What you need to knowA recorded webinar addresses the new changes to Canadian citizenship law. Bill C-24 and the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship ActDocumentCommunity Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)2014

Legal Websites

WebsitesSorted By Websites In Ascending OrderDescriptionLinkPublisher
Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)CLEO produces clear, accurate and practical legal information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights.WebsiteCommunity Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
Legal Aid Ontario mobile AppThis app permits potential legal aid clients to self-assess for financial eligibility for legal aid certificates.WebsiteLegal Aid Ontario
Legal LineLegal Line is a not-for-profit organization providing Canadians with access to the laws under which we are governed. The free answers give people the information they need to make informed decisions that impact everyday life.WebsiteLegal Line
Ontario Justice Education NetworkThe Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is a charitable not-for-profit, non-governmental organization with a province-wide mandate. We develop innovative educational tools that introduce young people to the justice system, help them understand the law, and build their legal capability. We work to help prepare young people to manage the legal aspects of problems that arise in their own lives.WebsiteOntario Justice Education Network
Ontario Women's Justice NetworkA series of webinars on legal issues pertaining to women.WebsiteOntario Women's Justice Network
Public Legal Education (PLE) Learning ExchangeThe PLE Learning Exchange supports organizations across Ontario in developing and delivering effective public legal education and information (PLE) for their communities.WebsiteCommunity Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
Steps to JusticeCommunity Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) launches a new website that gives reliable, step-by-step information on common legal problems in family, housing, employment and other areas of law. WebsiteCommunity Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)