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Halton Legal Aid Services Centre officially opens this fall
Thursday, September 11

Call for nominations for the Sidney B. Linden Award
Friday, September 5

LAO reponds to story regarding LAO Duty Counsel services
Friday, September 5, 2014

Clinic transformation

The GTA Clinic Transformation Project is based on recommendations in the discussion document Refining the delivery of client-centred poverty law, developed by six community legal clinics in Toronto.


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Non-litigation certificate coverage
Wednesday, September 10

Proposed refugee & immigration panel standards released
Tuesday, August 26

Important upgrades to Legal Aid Online platform underway
Monday, August 18

Legal Aid Online

Lawyers and legal office staff can submit accounts and view their status on the secure Legal Aid Online website.


Job opening: Crime fighter, no cape required.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014
Ann McRae, Director of Legal Services at Rexdale Community Legal Clinic, writes about Rexdale's FOCUS crime prevention model. "Today’s crime fighters wear jeans and ...

Think outside the box when it comes to mental health
Thu, 21 Aug 2014
It’s often assumed that people with disabilities are hyper visible. It’s also often assumed that disability accommodations or accessibility measures are hyper visible, too. ...

Legal aid clinics

Legal Aid Ontario funds 76 community legal clinics throughout the province. Thirteen of these clinics provide specialty legal services.
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LAO responds to GTA clinic transformation project concerns
Thursday, August 7

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