access to justice


  • Paralegals probe law society on immigration, legal aid

    Paralegals probe law society on immigration, legal aid

    May 14, 2019

    Some paralegals say they are interested in taking on legal aid clients and expanding immigration services amid cuts to public funding.

  • Lawyers frustrated by vacancies at Human Rights Tribunal

    Lawyers frustrated by vacancies at Human Rights Tribunal

    May 14, 2019

    Lawyers are concerned vacancies at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario are contributing to significant delays and weakening human rights protections in the province.

  • PBO issue highlights unfinished business

    Dec 3, 2018

    Pro Bono Ontario has received the money it needs to keep three Law Help Centres open for a year. Because of this, thousands of Ontarians will continue to receive free civil legal help from lawyers.

  • Reform the Employment Standards Act

    Nov 12, 2018

    A recent case illustrates to Ontario lawyers the need to overhaul the Employment Standards Act to improve access to justice. Why? Because the current legal landscape creates economic incentives to pursue costly litigation.

Law Times Poll


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