Connecting Community News

  • Boundaries and opportunities for community workers

    What challenges do community workers face when helping their clients with legal problems? Jagdeep Kailey, manager of settlement services at Peel Multicultural Council, joined us at a day of discussion in late October 2017. The PLE Learning Exchange convened the day of discussion as part of Ontario’s Access to Justice Week 2017, and we were […]

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  • What I learned: question assumptions and listen to the client

    Our clients’ perspectives and needs should drive the information and referrals we give them, and we need to make sure we’re listening – and hearing.

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  • Many ways to help tenants

    Brenda Doner, Manager of CLEO’s Connecting Communities project, joins us today to share information about legal information training sessions aimed at helping tenants deal with housing law problems. This sampling of current Connecting Communities legal information training projects that deal with housing law is a good reminder that there is more than one way to […]

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  • CDAC is awarded Leadership in Accessibility Award

    Barbara Collier, Executive Director of Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC), recently received the David C. Onley Leadership in Accessibility Award. This is an annual award given to individuals or organizations for their work in promoting accessibility for people with disabilities. CDAC was one of eight organizations to receive this award this year. CDAC is just wrapping up a Connecting Communities project […]

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  • New Connecting Communities web pages

    Connecting Communities is excited to announce the launch of its new web pages!

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