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Michelle Haigh

Scope to Expand Over Next Four Years

The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) has committed to expanding the paralegal scope of practice over the next four years. Presented to Convocation Dec. 4, the Priority Planning Committee strategic plan report to Convocation outlines significant changes that will have a dramatic effect on the future of legal services in Ontario. The changes are […]

Hookahs & Human Rights: News You Can Use

The links below lead to news articles from reliable sources, relevant for Ontario paralegals. These news briefs are curated and provided without charge by the only source of unbiased paralegal news and information. No fluff. No hidden advertorial. Just the news you need, to stay informed.

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Fines, Scam Alerts & Toilet Cams: Paralegal News Update

Scope’s carefully curated collections of news and information from around the legal world — these articles are selected from reliable sources, for their relevance to the profession. No fluff, no advertorials. Want breaking legal news? Visit Scope’s Facebook page and Twitter account. Enter terms in the search box to access more than 800 SCOPE articles, […]

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Legal Aid Expanding Role for Paralegals

Paralegals working in four courthouses across Ontario will soon have expanded roles with Legal Aid Ontario (LAO), to increase legal services access for low-income Ontarians. A select group of five paralegals took part in a seven-month LAO study examining how inter-professional teams of lawyers, paralegals, and legal aid workers can work together to provide clients […]

Legal Word of the Day: “Bad Faith”

Bad Faith — Intent to deceive, with a sinister motive; acting not with mere bad judgment or negligence; the conscious doing of a wrong. Bad faith connotes moral blameworthiness, encompassing conduct designed to mislead or pursued for an improper purpose. The question of bad faith is one of mixed law and fact. Bad faith can […]

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