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  • The Changes Canada's Family Courts NeedJuly 20, 2017

    Canada’s family court system is in desperate need of reform. Trial wait times are long and fees are high. While delays and costs affect anyone who uses the system, they’re especially harmful to some of Canada’s most vulnerable. Leighann Burns of Ottawa women’s shelter Harmony House knows just how de … Read more »

  • How Ontario can do More About Trial BacklogJuly 10, 2017

    Last week we wrote about the Jordan decision and the impact it would have on the average Canadian. A few days later, CBC released a similar article detailing how each province plans to address the overburdened justice system. We thought it important to follow up on our last post, and respond to CBC’ … Read more »

  • Using Artificial Intelligence to Keep People SafeJune 28, 2017

    Canadian courts are overburdened and slow moving. There are too few judges, prosecutors, and even courtrooms. Plus, the system has not leveraged any technology since fax machines. The government has been reluctant to increase funding to the judicial system, and the average person is simply not inter … Read more »

  • Closing Canada's Access to Justice Gap with More Efficient Legal ResearchJune 19, 2017

    Many Canadians don’t have access to a legal representative. This is because a growing number don’t qualify for legal aid, but also can’t afford lawyer. The real cost of hiring a lawyer is increasing while legal aid funding is staying relatively static.Inefficient practices worsen this problem. Futil … Read more »

  • Empowering SRLs: How Miralaw is Combating Canada’s Family Law CrisisMay 30, 2017

    Arming clients with meaningful, specific, and plain language legal information is integral to solving Canada’s family law crisis.[1] This is because the system’s long wait times, court overflow, and high costs are partly due to the prevalence of ill-equipped self-represented litigants (“SRLs”).SRLs … Read more »