Pro Bono Ontario announced it will close its Law Help Centres in Toronto and Ottawa on Dec. 14 due to lack of stable funding, ending a service that aimed to help Ontario deal with a growing number of unrepresented litigants.
A panel of Supreme Court justices said in a decision released Friday that a hotel is liable for a car stolen from its parking lot, and the hotel’s insurer must pay.
A new $70-million plan aims to reverse “decades of underfunding” in for Legal Aid Alberta, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Minister of Justice Kathleen Ganley said in an Oct.11 press conference.
Thunder Bay lawyer Ross Murray, who was recently promoted to incoming chair of Lakehead University’s Board of Governors, says he is “very upset” about the inquiry into the former interim dean of the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law.
A report from the Law Society of Ontario’s Human Rights Monitoring Group stoked debate among some prominent benchers this week regarding the law society’s role in politics.
A panel of Court of Appeal judges on Wednesday granted the province of Ontario's motion to stay an earlier court decision on the size of city council, putting the Toronto city council on track for a 25-ward election.
In an “unprecedented” decision, a judge at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice said on Monday that the province’s bill to cut the size of city council “clearly crossed the line.”
Federal Court jJustice Simon Noël said that the Canadian Judicial Council must produce documents related to accusations against Justice Michel Girouard, a Quebec judge who has been under review since a 2012 allegation that he purchased drugs.
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario on Friday is set to hear a case about the province’s policies on issuing drivers' licences to refugees.
Law Society of Ontario Tribunal panel chairwoman Margot Blight said at a hearing in Toronto on Friday that Ontario lawyer James Morton’s licence is suspended on an interlocutory basis.