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News from IRCC

IRCC introduces epost Connect for refugee claimants and pre-removal risk assessment applicants In order to facilitate client services during the pandemic and beyond, IRCC will begin implementing the use of Canada Post’s epost Connect for select IRCC business lines affecting refugee claimants and pre-removal risk assessment (PRRA) applicants. Epost Connect is an easy-to-use service that...

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Update – Public Prosecutions Division

The Public Prosecutions Division, Department of Justice and Public Safety advises that Crown Attorneys are actively reviewing prosecution matters and communicating with defence counsel to identify matters that can reasonably be expected to proceed in a virtual “courtroom”. The Public Prosecutions Division also invites all counsel and accused persons to contact Public Prosecutions with respect.

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Law Society Rule 18 – Witnessing, Commissioning and Notarizing Documents Via Audio-Visual Communication

We have been advised that the Temporary Alternate Witnessing of Documents Act has received Royal Assent. As a result, it is now in force along with Law Society Rule 18. Benchers have approved Law Society Rule 18 – Witnessing, Commissioning and Notarizing Documents Via Audio-Visual Communication, and Law Society Form 18. Members are required to...

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