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Toronto [June 10, 2020]: Ontarians who are victims of workplace sexual harassment now have more access to justice thanks to a new, dedicated free legal advice hotline launched by Pro Bono Ontario (PBO). Funded by the Department of Justice, the Workplace Sexual Harassment Hotline is open Monday to Friday from 1pm – 7pm EST at […]
TORONTO (Nov. 27, 2018) — Pro Bono Ontario is excited to announce it will be keeping its Law Help Centres for unrepresented litigants open throughout 2019. The centres were slated to close on Dec. 14 due to a lack of stable funding. Today, the federal Department of Justice made a one-time contribution to PBO of […]
[Updated] On November 27, 2018, Pro Bono Ontario confirmed that we have secured funding for the Law Help Centres for 2019. For more information, click here. Toronto, November 7, 2018 – After years of absorbing the burden of unrepresented litigants in the civil courts, Pro Bono Ontario (PBO) is set to close its court-based programs […]
TORONTO – Ontario has a justice gap with more than 85% of everyday legal problems not getting resolved. Pro Bono Ontario’s new Legal Advice Hotline (1-855-255-7256) is here to help. It’s free, and a simple phone call connects people with experienced lawyers offering high-quality legal advice. “PBO exists to address two indisputable facts: low- and […]
Free child advocacy is available for families whose children face challenges to their rights in school related to accommodating special needs/disabilities; unfair expulsions, suspensions, exclusions or transfers; being denied the right to attend school; and bullying or harassment. Services include: •Information and advice for families •Representing students in their dealings with school administrators (by letter, […]