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The third annual National Access to Justice Week is taking place from October 24 to 28 with programming for legal professionals, community and justice sector workers and members of the public offered in collaboration with Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Saskatchewan. This year’s theme explores the qualitative and quantitative data currently available to the justice sector, what data should be collected, and how data can be effectively used to understand and address the legal needs of Canadians.
Nationally focused events, include:
In addition to national events, each participating province will host a full line-up of local events, including some free legal education seminars for members of the public, intended to help answer everyday legal questions and connect participants to relevant legal resources. For local programming schedules and registration information, refer to the links below:
Programs are free; however, advance registration is required. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation for legal professionals may be granted for some sessions.
The Access to Justice Week is an opportunity for legal professionals across Canada to learn about new initiatives, connect with diverse partners and explore and review critical access to justice issues from different perspectives.