News Archive

TAS defends judicial independence in the context of Alberta's Provincial Court Nominating Committee

Posted on 6/26/2020
The Advocates' Society wrote to The Hon. Doug Schweitzer, Alberta’s Minister of Justice, regarding recent changes to the membership of the Provincial Court Nominating Committee...

The Advocates' Society plans to review Law Society of Ontario report on Family Legal Services

Posted on 6/26/2020
Earlier today, the Law Society of Ontario released the Family Legal Services Provider Licence Consultation Paper. The Advocates' Society will review the report and its recommendations carefully and thoroughly...

The Advocates' Society Establishes the Modern Advocacy Task Force

Posted on 6/9/2020
TAS has established a Modern Advocacy Task Force to make recommendations for the reform of the Canadian justice system. See TAS's press release here...

The Advocates' Society Adds its Voice Against Systemic Racism

Posted on 6/5/2020
TAS denounces racism in all its forms and calls upon every advocate to be a voice against systemic racism in Canada. See statement from TAS Pres. Scott Maidment here.

Impact of COVID-19 on Upcoming TAS Events

Posted on 3/12/2020
The Advocates' Society takes the health and safety of our members and staff seriously. While the decision whether to attend a program or event is a personal decision based upon current health and consultation with medical professionals...