Campaign Updates

Ford government passes problematic Bill 161

The Ford government rushed a number of bills through the Ontario Legislature in advance of the summer sitting. Bill 161,...

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More funding needed for legal aid amidst pandemic

During the Society of United Professionals' recent lobby day at Queen's Park, members from the Society's Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)...

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Read the report: Neither Smarter nor Stronger

More than 30 law professors from across Ontario have weighed in on the impact of the government's proposed Bill 161:...

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Ford government’s legal aid plan will have ‘profoundly negative’ effect on low-income Ontarians, law professors say

By Jacques Gallant Toronto Star Legal Affairs Reporter Tues., March 10, 2020 To read the story on the Toronto Star...

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Examining the impacts of Ford government's cuts on Legal Clinics – Stop Legal Aid Cuts Digest

Check out top stories on issues of Access to Justice. In this edition you will find a compilation of articles...

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Examining the ‘Smarter and Stronger Justice Act’ – Stop Legal Aid Cuts Digest

Check out top stories on issues of Access to Justice. In this edition you will find a compilation of articles...

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Cuts to Legal Aid: Who Feels it Most? - Stop Legal Aid Cuts Digest

Check out top stories on issues of Access to Justice. In this edition you will find a compilation of articles...

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Legal Aid Cuts & Access to Justice

Workers from across the Legal Aid system came together for a panel discussion at the Ontario Federation of Labour's 2019...

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Putting access to justice center stage - Stop Legal Aid Cuts Digest

Check out top stories on issues of Access to Justice with our new Digest. In this edition you will find...

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New social media ads take aim at Legal Aid cuts

The Society of United Professionals, which represents more than 350 Legal Aid Ontario lawyers and articling students, has released two...

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