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  • More protests planned on legal aid cuts

    More protests planned on legal aid cuts

    May 24, 2019

    Legal Aid Ontario is still pushing to restore its budget, which was cut by about a third by the provincial government last month.

  • Ontario’s law firms were mostly led by men again in 2018

    Ontario’s law firms were mostly led by men again in 2018

    May 16, 2019

    Men continue to be more likely than women to be partners at law firms, 2018 statistics from the Law Society of Ontario show.

  • Harness non-profits for access to justice

    Jan 21, 2019

    Far too many Ontarians cannot access justice because they cannot afford a lawyer and do not qualify for Legal Aid. This undermines our legal system and the reputation of our profession.

  • Pro Bono Ontario law help centres to close Dec. 14

    Pro Bono Ontario law help centres to close Dec. 14

    Nov 16, 2018

    In the wake of news that Pro Bono Ontario's three law help centres will be closing their doors due to a lack of funding on Dec. 14, the Ontario legal community is up in arms. Donations to online campaigns are occurring and calls upon the federal and provincial attorney generals by letter are being made during this access to justice crisis.

  • Judges press for solutions

    Judges press for solutions

    Sep 14, 2018

    Chief Justice Heather Smith of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice publicly called for more facilities for the courts and implement a new system for appointing judges at the Opening of the Courts ceremony Sept. 13.

  • Ontario community legal clinics unveil new shared space

    Ontario community legal clinics unveil new shared space

    Oct 16, 2017

    The Co-operative of Specialty Community Legal Clinics of Ontario unveiled their new shared space at 55 University Ave. in Toronto on Oct. 12. Here, eight legal clinics operate, thanks to funding from the Province of Ontario and Legal Aid Ontario.

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