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The Advocates’ Society applauds announcement by the Prime Minister on legal aid funding

Posted on 8/12/2019
Today, The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, announced that the Government of Canada is taking immediate action to provide legal aid funding for immigrants and refugees in Ontario...

TAS Urges LSO Benchers to Defer Decisions on Statement of Principles

Posted on 6/26/2019
The Advocates’ Society has written to the Benchers of the Law Society of Ontario and asked that they defer voting on the motions regarding the LSO’s statement of principles...

TAS Applauds SCC's Initiatives to Enhance Court Accessibility and Transparency

Posted on 5/13/2019
May 13, 2019 (Toronto) - In his remarks to The Advocates’ Society’s Board of Directors on April 6, 2019 in Halifax, The Right Hon. Richard Wagner, Chief Justice of Canada, emphasized his goal of ensuring that the Supreme Court of Canada’s role...

The Advocates' Society Applauds a Win for Unified Family Court in Ontario

Posted on 4/18/2019
On April 11, The Honourable David Lametti, Federal Minister of Justice, announced the appointment of 9 judges to the Unified Family Court in Ontario. These new judges, including Advocates' Society member The Honourable Nicole Tellier...

Applications for Practice Group leaders due April 23, 2019

Posted on 4/11/2019
The Advocates' Society is accepting applications for Secretary and Members-at-Large on each of its 15 Practice Groups...