Lockwood Paralegal Firm (teaming up with Nathan Korenberg) will be attending the Aurora Street Festival on June 4, 2017. LPF is a proud supporter of the York Region Paralegal Network. For more, visit the YRPN blog post here. To see the Aurora Chamber's website, click here.
Justice Alex Pazaratz gave a honest and factually accurate review of the Legal Aid system in Ontario. Faced with a case that should have never been brought before him, Justice Pazaratz took the opportunity to lay into the controversial system. To read more, click here. To read the full decision on CanLii, click here.
CBC recently had its hit show Marketplace do a report on the authenticity of chicken at fast food restaurants. Subway was by far had the worst results. In retaliation to the report, Subway insists they are set to sue CBC for $210m. To read more, click here.
An extremely interesting case went ahead in Maine regarding a simple missing comma. Yes, the lovable Oxford Comma was missing for a sentence in a contract, leading to a legal dispute. This is why hiring proper legal representation is important. To read more, click here.
OSAP has implemented new rules with respect to how they deal with government loans. In certain situations mature students could receive free tuition. To read more on the updated OSAP rules, click here for a Moneysense article.
The Toronto Star's Martin Regg Cohn wrote an extremely interesting article about the need for paralegals in the quest for access to justice. Debate has already begun on the issue. This is direct follow-up to the Bonkalo report previously blogged about. Martin Regg Cohn's article can be read here.
New reports indicate it will take millenials up to 20 years of savings before they can afford to purchase a house in the GTA. This astonishing research deserves to be looked at. To read this article, click here.
In a report written by chief justice Annemarie Bonkalo, the Judge recommends that the Law Society allow paralegals to represent the public in family law courts. With special training, it is a possibility. To read the Toronto Star article, click here. To read the report, click here.