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Queen's Park

Cars, Cash & Condos: Scope-Related Bills at Queen’s Park

Paralegal practice is guided primarily by provincial legislation, covering everything from rules of the court, to defining elements of offences, and how traffic tickets are prosecuted. Several pieces of Ontario legislation have been introduced or passed in the past few months which, if enacted, would affect large areas of practice. Here are some current Bills […]

Canadian Legal Issues

Bias, Name-Calling, Jailed Tenant: Paralegal-Scope Reported Cases

CanLII and CanLII Connects provide free access to Canadian legal information. Paralegal Scope is among the contributors chosen to add content to CanLII Connects, giving good legal writers significant exposure for their writing skills. These recent cases and summaries are directly related to the paralegal scope of practice:

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Real News, for Real Paralegals – Licensing, Tribunal Work & More

These curated news briefs are on-target for Ontario’s 7,000 licensed paralegals, from the only source of unbiased paralegal news and information. Follow Scope on Twitter and Facebook, for even more no-nonsense information. No fluff, no hidden advertorial. Just the news you need, from reliable sources.

Top-10: Paralegal News From 2013

With six years of regulation under our belts, every year is a big year for Ontario’s 5,000 or so paralegals. Still, 2013 is a stand-out, when it comes to significant events. Court decisions, association realignment, legislative changes and governance issues had immediate effects on the profession. While it was difficult to narrow down just 10 […]

Immigration Strike Over

Foreign service officers have ended their strike and reached a tentative agreement with the Canadian government. The deal with the Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO) is welcome news for many international students, workers and others who had been waiting for their visas to be processed. Treasury Board President Tony Clement posted a photo […]

LSG College of Law – Upcoming Courses, Events

LSG College of Law’s upcoming course schedule includes education for licensees who want to upgrade their skills, or branch out into new areas within the scope of practice. Post-licensing certificate courses qualify for Continuing Professional Development hours. Check with the school or the Law Society for confirmation of the CPD hours. Class sizes are limited […]

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