Response to Smarter and Stronger Justice Act, 2020 (Bill 161)

Theresa McClenaghan, CELA’s executive director and counsel, will give testimony by video link to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy on June 10th, 2020 on parts of Bill 161 (Smarter and Stronger Justice Act, 2020) that would make problematic changes to the Class Proceedings Act, the Judicial Review Procedure Act, and the Legal Aid Services Act. Read the supporting brief below.

CELA brief Bill 161 (June 5, 2020)

To watch the committee livestream, link is on the landing page (bottom left) of the Ontario Legislative Assembly website.