• Innovation and access to justice

    “Over any three-year period, nearly half of all Canadians will experience at least one legal problem. Yet, the justice system is increasingly inaccessible to the majority of Canadians…. we are only beginning to understand the opportunities and challenges that manifest when we begin to view the problem of access to justice through an innovation lens.”

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  • New resource for community workers – the PLE Toolbox

    CLEO’s Centre for Research and Innovation is pleased to launch our newest public legal education and information resource – the PLE Toolbox.

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  • Summary of CLEO’s report on health literacy

    A summary version of CLEO’s recent report linking health literacy and legal capability is now available.

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  • CLEO resource for community workers now available in French

    Confused about the difference between legal information and legal advice? We prepared a fact sheet for community intermediaries and workers to help clarify this issue. It describes the difference between legal information and legal advice and gives examples to help non-legal community workers, advocates and other trusted intermediaries understand the difference. This resource is now […]

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  • PLE Learning Exchange day of discussion

    We’re pleased to announce that we will be hosting another day of discussion this year. We’re looking forward to sharing experiences with and learning from others who are working to increase understanding of legal rights within communities across Ontario. This event will take place on Monday, June 1, 2015 at the 519 Church Street Community […]

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  • Linking health literacy and legal capability

    CLEO’s Centre for Research and Innovation is pleased to release a new discussion paper, Don’t smoke, don’t be poor, read before signing: linking health literacy and legal capability.

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  • Connecting Communities makes the news!

    The CBC in Thunder Bay recently profiled an innovative Connecting Communities project – bringing aboriginal elders together through a quilting circle to share stories and learn about social assistance and human rights law. In late January 2015, elders gathered at the Thunder Bay Indian Friendship Centre to unveil a quilt they’d worked on for eight […]

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  • New funding for CLEO research

    CLEO is pleased to announce that the Law Foundation of Ontario has funded its Evolving Legal Services Research Project.

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  • New Report from CLEO

    We are releasing “Evolving Legal Services: Review of Current Literature”, a report prepared for CLEO by Dr. Melina Buckley as part of the planning phase of our Evolving Legal Services Research Project (ELSRP).

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