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The Litigator and Mental Health by The Hon. Chief Justice George R. Strathy

Posted on 5/5/2022
We were honoured to include Chief Justice Strathy's reflections on mental health in the profession at our recent Spring Symposium on April 27, 2022...

TAS Responds to LSO Family Legal Services Provider Licence Proposal

Posted on 2/15/2022
On February 14, 2022, TAS wrote to the Treasurer and Benchers of the Law Society of Ontario, raising concerns about the proposed Family Legal Services Provider Licence...

TAS Concerned about Changes to Nova Scotia Judicial Appointment Process

Posted on 2/2/2022
On February 2, 2022, The Advocates’ Society wrote to the Honourable Brad Johns, Nova Scotia’s Minister of Justice, to express its concern that recent changes to...

The Advocates' Society Supports the Passage of Bill C-5

Posted on 1/6/2022
Federal Bill C-5 proposes important reforms to sentencing in the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. TAS supports the passage of Bill C-5 to reduce systemic racism in Canada's criminal justice system...

The Advocates' Society Voices Support for the Evacuation of Judges and Lawyers in Afghanistan

Posted on 8/23/2021
The Advocates’ Society expresses its profound concern for the safety of legal professionals working in Afghanistan following the return of Taliban rule...