As part of its domestic violence strategy, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) has developed a three-year action plan. The blueprint comes after months of consultations with survivors, partners in the Violence against Women community and other legal and community service providers. During these consultations, LAO received a lot of feedback on how the organization can enhance […]
The following are details of a French-only training session offered on June 1.
If you’re a woman who’s experiencing domestic violence and in the process of going through the family court system, you can get free help from a family court support worker.
In 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that sexual assault victims cannot have police records unrelated to the case used against them in court. LAO supported the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic for Women as an intervener in the Quesnelle appeal. Vincent Quesnelle was convicted of sodomizing two women and sentenced to six years—but the […]