News & Events

Help for Injured Workers

As previously announced, we are assisting Peel and Dufferin clients of IAVGO (the Industrial Accident Victims Group of Ontario). IAVGO helps injured workers across Ontario with their workers’ compensation cases. However, IAVGO is located in Toronto and the trip downtown can be difficult for an injured worker. We provide a video link to IAVGO, so […]

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Partnership with Canadian Mental Health Association

We are delighted to begin a partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association – Peel, Dufferin. Starting on September 13th, 2018, we will begin a bi-weekly legal clinic at the CMHA office in Brampton from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  We will be meeting with CMHA clients. This is a pilot project, running from September […]

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Help With Employment Law Now Available!

Our legal clinic is now helping clients with employment law problems! Are you having problems collecting Employment Insurance? Were you fired from your job and you are wondering if the rules were followed? Is your employer paying you for overtime? Contact us to speak with our employment law lawyers. We can help with: • Employment […]

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Our Legal Clinic Highlighted on Law & Technology Website

The Law, Technology and Access to Justice website is an internationally renowned law and technology website. That website has just posted an article on our community legal clinic’s use of video technology to better serve our clients: https://law-tech-a2j.org/video/in-praise-of-video-in-a-legal-clinic/

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Ontario Election

With an Ontario election coming up fast, we hope that all political parties commit to support for Legal Aid and community legal clinics. This is particularly important for legal clinics in rapidly growing areas, such as Brampton, Mississauga and York Region – our resources fall far short of the need for help. The current government […]

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Black Legal Action Centre

The Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC), a new independent legal clinic, has been formed with the mandate of serving the legal needs of Black Ontarians. BLAC is a community legal clinic whose purpose is to contribute to the eradication of anti-Black racism through providing legal services to low-income members of Ontario’s Black communities.  BLAC aims […]

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Legal Aid Ontarios’ Racialized Communities Strategy

North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services will host a community consultation on Legal Aid Ontario’s (LAO’s) Racialized Community Strategy on Wednesday, March 28th, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. LAO is developing a racialized communities strategy. Legal Aid wants to improve its services to racialized communities. Part of this strategy is community consultations where […]

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Injured workers get legal help without travelling to Toronto

North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services has partnered with Industrial Accident Victims Group of Ontario (IAVGO) so that injured workers getting help from IAVGO no longer have to travel to Toronto. IAVGO is a community legal clinic specializing in workers’ compensation cases. They represent injured workers across Ontario in their Workplace Safety and Insurance […]

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