Women in rural, remote communities get long distance legal help

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Family law lawyers are thin on the ground in many rural and remote parts of Ontario. Family law lawyers who take legal aid certificates and who have expertise in cases involving family violence are even more rare. Women who are fleeing an abusive relationship face many challenges and stresses in their journey. They need strong…

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Guthrie Award acceptance speech by Pamela Cross

Guthrie Award - Law Foundation of Ontario

On Thursday October 17, Pamela Cross, our Legal Director, was honoured with the Guthrie Award by the Law Foundation of Ontario. Her acceptance speech follows. Her speech was also vidoe-taped. Watch it on YouTube. I am deeply honoured to be receiving this award tonight. Thank you to the Law Foundation of Ontario, to my colleagues…

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Luke’s Place Virtual Legal Clinic continues thanks to our supporters!

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The Virtual Legal Clinic serves women in rural and remote communities of Ontario. Foundation grants and lawyers providing freely of their time have allowed Luke’s Place to continue to offer this unique service to isolated women who have been subjected to abuse in their relationships. The Virtual Legal Clinic uses video-conferencing to connect women in…

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