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Service Agency in Ottawa? Complete our Access to Services Survey

March 03, 2016
Your agency is invited to participate in our Access to Services Survey.   Those who do not speak English or French are more likely to face challenges accessing immigration status in Canada. The goal of this research is to gain insight into how agencies across Ottawa interact with non-status service users and the challenges community organizations face in serving this population.   Importantly, the results collected will assist Connecting Ottawa...

Immigration and Refugee Law Presentation

February 14, 2016
This presentation was created by Connecting Ottawa, a project funded by the Law Foundation of Ottawa aiming to improve access to justice for linguistic minorities and people with disabilities that impede communication. This presentation offers a guide to Immigration and Refugee Law and referral practices in Ottawa. NOTE: Legal and social services, regulations and policies change frequently. Please call 211 if you require up to date information. Connecting Ottawa - Immigration and Refugee Law...

Connecting Ottawa Communiqué - February 2016

February 11, 2016
Connecting Ottawa Communiqué February 2016 (see original newsletter with images here) Welcome back to the Connecting Ottawa Newsletter! Although it has been two years since our last newsletter, we have continued to be active in improving access to justice for those with communication barriers across Ottawa. One major update to note is that our long time Project Coordinator David Hole has stepped away from his position and has been successfully replaced by Nico Koenig....

CLEO RESOURCES: Family Law, Housing Law

February 01, 2016
CLEO is pleased to announce the following new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit  Family Law: Separation and Divorce: Child Custody, Access, and Parenting Plans Separation and Divorce: Spousal Support Housing Law: Care homes - Revised legal content Fighting an eviction - Revised legal content