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NEW SIMPLE WILLS PROGRAM IN OTTAWA

2016-05-11
We are pleased to share with you information about our Wills Assistance Project. This project closes the gap for low-income individuals, the terminally ill or single parents in the Ottawa area who would like to make a will, but cannot afford a lawyer. Eligible individuals can now have a simple will prepared for free. This service is available to low-income Ontarians in the Ottawa area who do not currently have a will, cannot afford to hire a lawyer to help prepare their will, and cannot obtain...

CALL FOR PHOTOS: World Refugee Day 2016 - DEADLINE APRIL 27

2016-04-21
  On Monday June 20, The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in partnership with the Refugee Network of Ottawa, Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership and others, will be hosting an event for World Refugee Day 2016 at the Ottawa City Hall from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm. During this celebration, there will be a tribute to community members and organizations that have assisted in refugee resettlement in any number of ways. This tribute will be through a visual display of photos...

ACLCO Report: Connecting Ottawa Example of Innovation and Growth

2016-03-31
Connecting Ottawa mentioned as an example of Innovation and Growth in the Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario (ACLCO) 2015 Annual Report : Due to high demand and limited funding, Clinics are used to looking for innovative ways to maximize our impact. Many have applauded us for “punching above our weight”. With recent increased funding from the provincial government and Legal Aid Ontario, Clinics across the province are implemen(ng new collaborative and transformative...

Top-Up funds available to sponsorship groups needing to raise money­ DEADLINE APRIL 1ST

2016-03-24
Have you had difficulties raising money to meet the financial requirement to sponsor your loved ones through Canada’s private sponsorship program?   The United Way, through its United for Refugees campaign, is making funds available to sponsorship groups to help meet the financial requirements to sponsor. How much funding can I get? This is a top-up fund. The United Way may provide up to 50% of the financial requirement for sponsorship to top up existing fundraising efforts...

Video: A Public Forum - Ottawa's local response to a global refugee crisis

2016-03-22
Refugee 613, UNHCR Canada and the Centre for International Policy Studies joined the New United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Filippo Grandi for an interactive evening of connecting local to global on March 21, 2016. Mr. Grandi is the man in charge of the UN Agency tasked with maintaining the safety and survival of refugees worldwide. The discussion was moderated by Louisa Taylor, Director of Refugee 613, on the many challenges Mr. Grandi faces in fulfilling his mandate...

Sondage sur l'accès aux services

2016-03-03
Votre agence est invitée à participer à ce sondage sur l'accès aux services.   Ceux et celles qui ne parlent ni anglais, ni français sont plus susceptibles d'être confrontés à des barrières à l'accès à un statut d'immigration au Canada. Le but de cette enquête est de mieux comprendre comment les agences à Ottawa interagissent avec les personnes sans statut qui désirent accéder à des services et les défis auxquels sont confrontés les organisations communautaires au ...

Webinaires: Femmes ontariennes et droit de la famille

2016-01-13
Webinaires (français seulement): Suivez ce lien  LE DROIT DE L’IMMIGRATION L’ALIÉNATION PARENTALE LES MOTIONS D’URGENCE LE PROCESSUS À LA COUR DE LA FAMILLE EN ONTARIO LE DROIT CRIMINEL EN BREF UN ACCORD DE SÉPARATION : PLUS QU’UN SIMPLE MORCEAU DE PAPIER SANTÉ MENTALE ET DROIT DE LA FAMILLE LES MÉDIAS SOCIAUX, LE DROIT DE LA FAMILLE ET LA VIOLENCE CONJUGALE OFFRE ACTIVE ET LA PRESTATION DES SERVICES EN FRANÇAIS – BOÎTE À OUTILS POUR LES AGENTES DE SOUTIEN À LA COUR...