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Access to Justice Week 2018: In Review

November 6, 2018 | By |

Ontario’s third annual Access to Justice Week was held from October 22rd to 26th.
 

Highlights from the week include:

  • A letter of support from Caroline Mulroney, Attorney General of Ontario and Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs
  • A letter of support from The Honourable Jody Wilson Raybould
  • Over 8 hours of CPD credit about access to justice in Ontario. The recordings of certain programs will be available for viewing on YouTube

Session webcasts:



Letter of support from Caroline Mulroney


The Honourable Jody Wilson Raybould

Sessions in detail:

A2J Week Session: Mental Health – Access and Ethics

October 26, 2018 | TAG_Admin One in five Canadians will personally experience a mental health problem. This panel discussion will look at how we approach mental health in the justice system and within our own profession. Read More

A2J Week Session: Indigenous Language Speakers and the Canadian Justice System

October 26, 2018 | TAG_Admin The program will explore barriers experienced by those whose primary or secondary language is an Indigenous language as they navigate and participate in the justice system. An Indigenous Elder who is a first language speaker will be participating in the panel presentation. Read More

A2J Week Session: Mentorship, Networking and Access to Justice

October 25, 2018 | TAG_Admin How can the professions continue to be more reflective of the Ontario public we serve? Read More

A2J Week Session: Addressing the Access to Legal Representation Gap in Family Law

October 23, 2018 | TAG_Admin How is the justice system responding to the needs of Ontario families? Our panel discussion will profile leading family justice professionals as they explore how we address the legal representation gap and showcase innovations and improvement that are making a real impact in access to justice for family law. Read More

A2J Week Session: Justice, Innovation and Community

October 22, 2018 | TAG_Admin Join us for our launch event as we kick off Access to Justice Week. We will profile leading innovation in the justice sector being driven by communities and report on new research of Ontario’s vulnerable communities. Read More
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