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  • Ontario Protecting Access to Affordable Legal Representation

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is proactively working with the Law Society of Ontario to establish a program that will ensure the federal government's Bill C-75 does not restrict paralegals, lawyer licensing candidates or law students from providing legal representation to people charged with summary conviction offences.

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  • Ontario Breaks Open Red Tape to Help Charities Reach More People

    BARRIE — Today, Attorney General Doug Downey was joined by representatives from the Seasons Centre for Grieving Children to announce new changes that will make life easier and more affordable for charities and the people who support them with their hard-earned money.

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  • Ontario Cutting Red Tape to Support Jobs and Growth in the Construction Industry

    TORONTO — Today, Attorney General Doug Downey announced an essential next step to the full implementation of a first-in-Canada prompt payment regime to support jobs and growth in the construction industry. This regime will help cut through red tape, help create and protect jobs and attract investment to the province.

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  • Review of Family and Civil Legislation, Regulations, and Processes

    Parliamentary Assistant to the Attorney General, Lindsey Park, has commenced a review of family and civil legislation, regulations, and processes. The review will explore ways to simplify family and civil court processes, reduce costs and delays, and encourage the earlier resolution of disputes.

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  • Ontario Moving Forward with Next Round of Cannabis Stores

    Toronto —The Ontario Government is taking the next step to combat the illegal market and protect our youth and communities by moving to the next phase of its plan to license private cannabis retail stores. This is in response to the federal government's legalization of cannabis and marginal improvements in the federally licensed supply of cannabis.

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  • New Justices Appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice

    The Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Attorney General for Ontario, has announced the appointment of six new justices to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective May 23, 2019.

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  • Ontario Improving Access to Justice in French at Sudbury Courthouses

    SUDBURY — Today, Attorney General and Minister of Francophone Affairs Caroline Mulroney announced a new initiative that advances Ontario's commitment to improving front-line services in French and enhancing access to justice in French.

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  • Ontario supporting the local fight against gun and gang violence

    Ontario's Government is putting people first and taking strong action in its plan to fight gun violence and dismantle gangs by boosting local crime prevention, enforcement and prosecution across the province.

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  • New Chair of Legal Aid Ontario Nominated for Appointment

    Today, the Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Attorney General for Ontario, announced that Charles Harnick, Q.C., L.S.M. has been nominated as the new Chair of Legal Aid Ontario.

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  • Honouring Excellence in Legal Writing

    Ontario has awarded the 2018 David Walter Mundell Medal for excellence in legal writing to Martha Jackman.

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  • New Justice Appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice

    The Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Attorney General for Ontario, has announced the appointment of a new justice to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective March 13, 2019.

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