Category: Luke’s Place activities

Laura Legge Award: The work of Legal Director Pamela Cross recognized

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Last night, Luke’s Place Legal Director, Pamela Cross received the Laura Legge Award from the Law Society of Ontario. From an interview with the Kingston Whig-Standard: “All of my work is on the issue of violence against women and supporting

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Luke’s Place Direct Service Program Manager Job Posting

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Luke’s Place is seeking a full-time experienced, collaborative manager to coordinate the delivery of its innovative direct service programs and services in Durham Region. About Luke’s Place: Luke’s Place is the only stand-alone family law support centre in Canada for

DurhamRegion.com and Pickering Mayor Ryan recognize Luke’s Place

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Earlier this month, Pickering Mayor Dave Ryan took a tour of Luke’s Place before presenting us with a cheque for $5,000. The donation came from proceeds from the Mayor’s Gala. Thank you, Pickering Mayor’s Gala, for the great support! Following

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Empowerment over disempowerment: OBA Awards Gala

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The King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto is not a usual hangout for violence against women types. Nonetheless, on April 17th, Luke’s Place Executive Director, Carol Barkwell and I, along with four of the founding sisters of Luke’s Place got

Two articles about domestic violence

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Luke’s Place Legal Director, Pamela Cross, is featured in two articles this week. The murder of Dr. Elana Fric-Shamji by her husband two days after she filed for divorce “is a text-book case of what we already know. This is

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Survey: Family Law Training for Women’s Advocates in the GTA

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Do staff in your agency need training on family law/court issues? Unsure what family law issues a woman might have? Want tips on how to improve her safety and experience during the family court process? Due to recent requests we’ve

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Exceptional contributions: Luke’s Place awarded by the Ontario Bar Association

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Oshawa, Ontario – The Ontario Bar Association recognizes Luke’s Place Support and Resource Centre for Women and Children with the OBA Foundation Award. The award is presented to individuals and organizations that make: exceptional contributions to the improvement of the

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Law Society awards Luke’s Place Legal Director, Pamela Cross

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PRESS RELEASE Oshawa, Ontario – Luke’s Place is pleased to announce that the Law Society of Ontario has recognized our Legal Director, Pamela Cross, as the 2019 Laura Legge Award recipient. “It is an honour to have been selected for

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Hamm Foundation supports Durham Region Family Law Resource Room

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Thank you to the Calvin and Frances Hamm Foundation for their generous donation to the Luke’s Place Family Law Resource Room! The Resource Room is a safe and private work space for our clients as they prepare court documents. Located

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Luke’s Place Virtual Legal Clinic continues thanks to our supporters!

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The Virtual Legal Clinic serves women in rural and remote communities of Ontario. Foundation grants and lawyers providing freely of their time have allowed Luke’s Place to continue to offer this unique service to isolated women who have been subjected

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