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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…

Last day to file your 2019 lawyer self-report: December 12, 2020

Published November 26, 2020

If you have already filed your 2019 Legal Aid Ontario lawyer self-report, you may disregard this message. December 12, 2020 is the last day to file a 2019 LAO lawyer self-report for the 2019 calendar year. This follows an extension of the original deadline because of…

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…

Notice: Recoveries to resume November 23, 2020 after temporary suspension

Published November 23, 2020

As one of several supports for lawyers during the COVID‑19 pandemic, in April 2020, Legal Aid Ontario postponed collection on recoveries identified in audits, investigations or by Lawyer Services and Payments. Please be advised that this temporary suspension will end…

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