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LSNL President to Speak During National Access to Justice Week

The second annual National Access to Justice Week is taking place from October 25-29, 2021, in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. This year’s theme is inclusivity with a focus on truth and reconciliation. Each province will host free, virtual events highlighting community justice work in Canada, and the importance of inclusivity in providing legal services.

On October 27th there will be a panel discussion with all four Atlantic Provinces on the issues and challenges related to access to justice in rural areas. Renee Appleby, President of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, will be part of the panel.

Full schedules of activities and more information about access to justice initiatives are available on the following provincial websites: Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week, Alberta Access to Justice Week, Manitoba Access to Justice Week and Ontario Access to Justice Week.