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

Dec 2, 2016   News Release: Law Society’s governing body adopts strategies to end systemic racism in legal professions 

The Law Society’s governing body approved the final report by the Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees Working Group. It contains 13 robust recommendations designed to address issues of systemic racism in the legal professions.


Nov 24, 2016   News Release: Law Society announces 2016 Human Rights Award honorees 
Dr. Cindy Blackstock and Waleed Abu al-Khair recognized for their extensive contributions to human rights

Nov 9, 2016   News Release: Law Society’s 2017 budget addresses key priorities 
Licensees who enroll in annual pre-authorized payment plan are eligible for discount of up to $50

Oct 17, 2016   News Release: Majority of Ontario Residents Believe the Justice System Is Unfair: New Poll by The Access Group on Access to Justice (TAG) 

true Majority of Ontario Residents Believe the Justice System Is Unfair: New Poll by The Access Group on Access to Justice (TAG) 40 per cent believe they do not have equal and fair access to the justice system 62 per cent have little or no confidence that they can afford a lawyer or paralegal


Oct 13, 2016   News Release: Celebrate Ontario’s first Access to Justice Week 
Five exceptional events will mark Ontario’s inaugural Access to Justice Week (A2J), which will be held in Toronto from October 17-21, 2016.