Media Room

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

Media contacts  

Communications Advisor  Susan Tonkin (416)947-7605  
Communications Advisor  Denise McCourtie   (416)947-3362



Recent News Releases

Sep 24, 2016   News Release: Charter class of Bora Laskin Faculty of Law among 282 new lawyers called to Bar 

The Law Society of Upper Canada called 282 new lawyers to the Ontario Bar today, including 36 from Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law.

Sep 22, 2016   News Release: Law Society releases report recommending strategies to end systemic racism in the legal professions 

The Law Society’s Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees Working Group todayreleased a report proposing 13 recommendations to address issues of systemic racism in the legal professions.

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.