Responses to homelessness in the time of COVID-19

The Law Union of Ontario invites you to:

Responses to Homelessness in the time of COVID-19

presented by the Law Union of Ontario, Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights, and Jur-Ed Foundation

Tuesday, August 18, from 12:00 – 1:30 pm  

Online via Zoom 

Panelists will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on homeless populations in Canada and what is being done to hold governments accountable for the violations of encampment and shelter residents’ fundamental human rights.

Our speakers include: 

Leilani Farha, Former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing
Jessica Orkin, Partner @ Goldblatt Partners
Greg Cook, Outreach Worker @ Sanctuary Ministries

Registration is free, but a $20 donations is suggested and would be appreciated to cover the costs of the webinar and to help charities serving and advocating for homeless people (Charitable donations can be made here: .

A registration link has been sent over the Law Union’s listservs.  If you wish to register but have not received the link, please email:

CPD eligibility: 1.5 Substantive Hours

2020-08-18 Poster re Homelessness webinar

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