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LAO to help healthcare workers apply for permanent residence

Published January 18, 2021

Refugee claimants who work as frontline healthcare workers may now be able to get help from Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) to apply for permanent residence. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) started a new program called “Healthcare Workers Permanent Residence…

Complete your annual panel lawyer self-report by March 31, 2021

Published February 1, 2021

The annual self-report for panel lawyers is now available in the Personal Info section of Legal Aid Online. Complete yours by March 31, 2021 to renew your legal aid panel membership, confirm ongoing compliance with panel standards, and to update your panel standing. In…

Immigration detention representation enhancements

Published December 2, 2020

Legal Aid Ontario is pleased to announce improvements to our services to persons in immigration detention, including the launch of the Immigration Detention Representation Program (IDRP) on a one‑year pilot basis. LAO encourages panel lawyers to apply to the IDRP to develop…


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