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Statement from the Chief Justice of Ontario and the Associate Chief Justice of Ontario Regarding Submissions from Counsel

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The Court of Appeal has a rich tradition of welcoming submissions from counsel at all stages of their career. Opportunities to address the Court are essential to the development and the retention of junior and intermediate litigation counsel. While the ultimate decision of who speaks on behalf of the client in a particular case belongs… Read More »

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Court of Appeal for Ontario to Begin Hearing Appeals in Person

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Beginning November 8, 2021, the Court of Appeal for Ontario will begin hearing appeals in person. The Court will begin hearing criminal appeals and panel motions in person on November 8 and will begin hearing civil appeals and panel motions in person on November 15. Inmate appeals, single-judge motions, purge court, and status court will… Read More »

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Now available to stream the replay: June 22 free CPD: Working Together, Remotely – Managing and Leading Through COVID and Beyond

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In this practical session, presented by LAWPRO in partnership with Toronto Lawyers Association, leading lawyers and expert law practice advisors share lessons learned and tips to date from our rapid shift to virtual practice, with a focus on how we can make our practices work better for ourselves, our teams and our clients. Speakers will… Read More »

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Notice to the Profession and Public Regarding Court Proceedings

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The Ontario Superior Court of Justice will increase the number of in-person non-jury hearings effective June 21, 2021. As indicated in the May 12, 2021 Notice, some locations may resume jury selection and jury trials commencing July, August or September. The increase of in-person hearings as well as resumption of jury selection and jury trials… Read More »

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Free CPD replay now available: Managing the Second Wave: Mental Health, Resilience and Resources

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LAWPRO’s free CPD on coping with the stresses of the Covid second wave, presented with the Toronto Lawyers Association, is now available for replay. Speakers: Teresa Donnelly, Treasurer (President), Law Society of Ontario Doron Gold, Staff Clinician and Presenter, Homewood Health Orlando Da Silva, LSM, Chief Administrator / CEO, Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada… Read More »

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New rules for virtual signing and the winding down of remote signings of wills and powers of attorney

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As Ontario continues to respond to COVID-19, the temporary provisions permitting the virtual witnessing of wills and powers of attorney are being wound down. However, the government has introduced new legislation and related regulations to permit the virtual commissioning of oaths or declarations. Remote Virtual Signing of Wills and Powers of Attorney The Reopening Ontario… Read More »

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