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Ottawa, October 9, 2018 

The Ottawa Legal Information Centre will now be known as the Ontario Legal Information Centre. The Centre, which has been offering free services province-wide for several years, is changing its name to better reflect its geographical span.

Whether located in Toronto, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Cornwall, or anywhere in between, any person facing a legal issue in Ontario can use the Centre’s services. There are no admissibility ...

Ottawa, January 15, 2018 – On the occasion of its three years of existence, the Ontario Legal Information Centre (the Centre) has provided legal information and referral services in both official languages to over 5,400 Ontarians. The Centre welcomes these positive results, as the pilot project under which the Centre was created is just a few months away from expiring. These results also demonstrate that the Centre meets an urge...

Ottawa, September 6, 2016 – The Ontario Legal Information Centre (the Centre) is proud to announce that it has processed over 2,000 service requests for legal information since opening in January 2015. These promising results come almost halfway through the four-year pilot project and demonstrate that the Centre meets a real need in Ontario.

The Centre has received an increasing number of service requests since it opened, even more so since the beginning of the year. Between ...

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