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  • Refugee claimants gain right to appeal

    By Jared Will In a year that has been full of hardship, refugees from Designated Countries of Origin (DCO) have won an important victory: those whose claims are rejected now have a right of appeal. The DCO list The Designated Countries of Origin (DCO) list is a list of 42 countries that the previous … Read more »

  • There are other options besides court for family matters

    November 23-27 marks the first Family Dispute Resolution Week in Ontario. If you’re interested in learning more about free or subsidized support for families going through separation and divorce, please visit for more information. Anyone who’s had a legal problem they had to deal with in … Read more »

  • World AIDS Day 2015: “Getting to Zero”

    Dec. 1, 2015 is World AIDS Day: an annual event held since 1988 to recognize the barriers faced by people living with HIV/AIDS. World AIDS Day also serves to highlight issues around the world related to HIV/AIDS. This year’s theme, “Getting to Zero,” highlights the need for zero new infections, zero … Read more »

  • Infographic: Unite to End Violence against Women

    Click here to download image. Click here to download image.Infographic: Unite to End Violence against Women Infographic: Unite to End Violence against Women From Nov. 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to Dec. 10, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days Campaign is a time … Read more »

  • Precedent magazine and LAO lawyer speak out on overrepresentation of Aboriginal people in prisons

    An insightful story, How Aboriginal lawyers are fixing the mess Canada made, recently ran in Precedent magazine. It featured the moving perspective of LAO’s Aboriginal Justice Strategy Policy Counsel Fallon Melander, along with the views of two other Aboriginal lawyers. Fallon’s motivation in going … Read more »