Media Room

Welcome to the Law Society of Upper Canada's media room.

Media contacts  

Communications Advisor  Susan Tonkin (416)947-7605  stonkin@lsuc.on.ca  
Communications Advisor  Denise McCourtie   (416)947-3362  dmccourt@lsuc.on.ca

 

 

Recent News Releases

Jul 12, 2016   News Release: Indigenous Advisory Group Established at the Law Society 

An Indigenous Advisory Group (IAG) has been established with the Law Society to provide advice on Indigenous issues and guide the Law Society and the legal community towards a better understanding of how to address unique issues faced by Indigenous peoples in Ontario.


Jun 29, 2016   News Release: Treasurer’s statement on Court of Appeal’s decision on TWU 
The Ontario Court of Appeal today dismissed Trinity Western University’s (TWU) appeal of the Divisional Court’s decision upholding the Law Society’s denial of accreditation of TWU’s proposed law school.

Jun 23, 2016   News Release: Law Society launches Canada’s first Certified Specialist Program in Indigenous legal issues 
Ontario lawyers with the appropriate expertise, including demonstrated inter-cultural competence, will soon be able to apply to be recognized as a leader in their field.