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Legal Line Named “Best Online Canadian Law Advisory 2019″

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Legal Line is proud to announce that they have been named the “Best Online Canadian Law Advisory 2019″ by Acquisition International, as part of their 5th Annual Legal Awards.

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Legal Line Visits Toronto Police Dog Services (PDS)

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On Tuesday, July 30 Legal Line was lucky enough to get a special tour and demonstration of police dog training held at Toronto Police Dog Services (PDS).

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Legal Line Nominated for Acquisition International Legal Award

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Acquisition International (AI) is an international, monthly digital business magazine that has been running for over five years. It currently has a circulation of 108,000 readers in over 170 countries. Winners of the Legal Award are chosen based on their merit and demonstrated excellence in the legal industry.

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Legal Line Guest at World Legal Summit (WLS) in Toronto

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The 2019 World Legal Summit ((#WLS2019) is being held in cities all around the world. Participants include universities, law firms, government organizations, and leaders in technology innovation in the legal industry.

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LegalLine.ca Reaches Milestone – 50 Million Hits

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June 10, 2019 Legalline.ca received it’s astounding 50 millionth hit!

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Legal Line’s Antree Demakos Preparing for Criminal Records Documentary

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Today, Legal Line's Chief Information Officer Antree Demakos took part in the filming of veteran Canadian filmmaker Martin Himel's documentary, Probable Cause, commissioned by TV Ontario.

 

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Legal Line’s Ian Levine Guest Speaker at Partner FOLA event

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Ian Levine, head of Strategic Alliances & Business Development is proud to be a featured speaker at the Federation of Law Associations’ (FOLA) 2019 Plenary, Thursday May 9 in Toronto.

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Congratulations to 2019 LSO Elected Paralegal Benchers!

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Legal Line is happy to congratulate the very deserving individuals who were just elected as 2019 Law Society of Ontario Paralegal Benchers!

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BIG JOE THE CHEF Helped Legal Line Celebrate New Cannabis Laws

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To celebrate new pot laws BIG JOE THE CHEF BAKED Legal Line a very pretty and aromatic 40 mg THC per pieces cake.

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Cannabis Lawyer Caryma Sa’d – Front of the Line at Toronto’s First Legal Retail Cannabis Store Opening

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Caryma Sa’d, Cannabis Lawyer and Legal Line contributor, set her place in history as the first in line at the opening of one of Toronto’s first retail cannabis shops.

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Law Society of Ontario Paralegal Bencher Candidates 2019

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Legal Line is excited to support the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) 2019 Paralegal Bencher candidates.

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Legal Line Answers Law Society’s TAG Access to Justice “Call for Comment”

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Legal Line's Ian Levine proudly participated in the 2019 TAG Access to Justice Consultation.

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Legal Line Attends Legal Networking Event at Humber College

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On March 18, Legal Line’s Ian Levine and son Dre attended Humber College’s annual Business School Legal Networking Week event.

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Quebec teams up with Legal Line to distribute our Fyers

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Legal Line will provide useful information about many legal issues.”

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City of Toronto Mayor ‘Tweets’ about Legal Line

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City of Toronto Mayor John Tory tweeted out our own Antree Demakos' win of the Constance E. Hamilton Award for Access, Equity and Human Rights.

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George Brown College Promotes Legal Line on their Website

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Legal Line has received a spot on George Brown College, Dictionaries and References Materials website.

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Toronto Health Line Links to Legal Line

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TorontoCentralhealthline.ca is an innovative website that provides consumers and health care providers in Toronto, Ontario accurate and up-to-date information about health and other services.

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Legal Line wins the 2019 Public Legal Education (PLE) Award

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Legal Line's Antree Demakos and Ian Levine with Ontario Paralegal Association (OPA) current President, George Brown and past-President Stephen Parker.

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Toronto Police

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Please send us a shipment of 10,000 pamphlets, if that is ok, and we can put them in the hands of our officers and community partners. They can be shipped to the address below. 1 Yorkdale Rd, Suite 600, Toronto, Ont. M6A3A1. David Rydzik Acting Superintendent Community Partnerships and Engagement Unit

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The Action Group (TAG) 2018 Access to Justice Week

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The third annual Access to Justice Week (A2J Week) took place from October 22-26, 2018. Legal Line's Ian Levine and Antree Demakos were proud to take part.

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Western Law Alumni Magazine Recognizes Legal Line Founder

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Western University of Law Alumni Magazine makes honourable mention of Legal Line Founder and Chief Information Officer Antree Demakos in their annual magazine .

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340 Consulate and Embassy Offices Across Canada Distribute Legal Line Flyers

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Across Canada, Consulates and Embassies representing countries around the world support and distribute Legal Line materials.

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Financial Advisors and Investment Specialists use Legal Line

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Financial Advisors, Planners and other Investment Specialists consider Legal Line one of the best legal resources to provide to clients.

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Insurance Brokers and other Professionals Give Legal Line Flyers To Their Clients

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Specialists in the Insurance field including Brokers and Insurance Lawyers provide their clients with Legal Line materials as a go-to legal resource.

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Landlord & Tenant Associations and other Professionals Value Legal Line

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Many Landlord and Tenant Associations consider Legal Line a premier resource in Landlord and Tenant Law.

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Real Estate & Mortgage Professionals Love Legal Line

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Real Estate professionals including realtors, real estate lawyers, mortgage specialists, home inspectors, builders, and property management companies all consider Legal Line a valuable legal resource for their business.

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Passport Offices and Other Government Services Support Legal Line

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Legal Line materials can be found in Canadian Passport Offices and Business Centres that provide services to Canadians as well as various provincial government offices.

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Lawyers and Legal Professionals Rely on Legal Line

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Lawyers, Paralegals, Law Firms, Judges, Arbitrators & Mediators and others in the Legal Profession turn to Legal Line as an excellent legal resource in ALL areas of law. Many want to volunteer their services and become a part of the Legal Line Access to Justice movement!

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Accountants, Tax Professionals and Canada Revenue Agency Use Legal Line

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Insurance and Tax Specialists including the CRA, Banks, Accountants and other Tax Services, along with various Government and Small Business Centres include Legal Line as part of their legal resource tool kit.

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2018 Award Speech @ The Law Society of Ontario

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Legal Line’s Antree Demakos received the J. Shirley Denison Award n May 23, 2018 for her outstanding accomplishments in providing Access to Justice for millions of Canadians.

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Legal Aid & Legal Clinics Distribute Legal Line Flyers

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Legal Line is considered an excellent legal resource by Legal Aid Offices & Community Legal Clinics across Canada.

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Chambers of Commerce & Small Business Centres Distribute Legal Line Flyers

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Government Information Centres, Small Business Centres, Boards of Trade, Chambers of Commerce, Small Business Associations and Employment Resource Centres all consider Legal Line a valuable legal resource.

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Law Society Honours Legal Line’s Antree Demakos @ Awards Ceremony

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The 2018 Law Society of Ontario Awards were given out on May 23rd at Osgoode Hall. Legal Line's Antree C. Demakos was presented with the J. Shirley Denison Award for Access to Justice.

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Universities, Colleges, and High Schools use Legal Line for their Educational Programs

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Educators and students alike across Canada are promoting and using Legal Line in their classrooms, resource and information centres, student unions, student legal clinics and libraries, and at various events. Numerous Adult Education instructors also proudly distribute Legal Line materials to their students.

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Courthouses Across Canada Distribute Legal Line Materials

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Legal Line is distributed in Courthouses across Canada, including Family, Criminal and Small Claims Courts, Victim/Witness Assistance Program court offices, and through Native Family Courtworker programs. Materials are also distributed through Salvation Army Court Chaplains.

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4 Pillars & Legal line Partnership

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4 Pillars Debt Relief Specialists and Legal Line have joined up to form an exciting new partnership.

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Unions Big and Small Support Legal Line

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Local and federal Unions representing all types of industry across Canada support Legal Line and distribute materials to their thousands of members.

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Libraries Across Canada Distribute Legal Line Flyers

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Libraries across Canada, including public libraries, law libraries, and high school, college and university libraries have embraced Legal Line and are proud to offer it as a valuable public legal resource to their patrons.

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Legal Line Flyers Available at all Levels of Government

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Local, Municipal, Provincial and Federal Government agencies, departments and ministries all support Legal Line.

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Hospitals, Health Services and Retirement Homes Support Legal Line

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Hospitals, addiction and counselling centres, social services, newcomer centres, mental health services and other health services all consider Legal Line to be an invaluable patient resource.

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Police Services Across Canada Distribute Legal Line Flyers

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Police Services across Canada, including victim services, police, and community stations support Legal Line and distribute our materials to members of the community.

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RCMP Across Canada Support Legal Line

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RCMP offices across Canada distribute Legal Line flyers with confidence.

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Department of Justice Offices Across Canada Distribute Legal Line Flyers

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The Government of Canada Department of Justice now links to Legal Line…

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Law Society Award Night Arrives….

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It was an incredible night at the Law Society for Award recipient Antree Demakos…

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2018 Law Society Awards Presents…

Legal Line Founder and COO Antree Demakos will be one of the Law Society of Ontario “Extraordinary Legal Professionals to be Honoured at Annual Awards Ceremony”.

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Legal Line has answered more than 40 million questions

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What a milestone. Legal Line surpasses the 40 million views threshold.

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Mayor of Toronto John Tory sends his congratulations…

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Toronto Mayor John Tory and City Councillor Joe Mihevc joined forces to congratulate Legal Line’s Antree Demakos on winning the Law Society of Ontario’s J. Shirley Denison Award.

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Legal Line ~ Invited Guests on CTV’s ‘The Social’

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Legal Line invited as special guests to ‘The Social‘ CTV Show because we sponsor Chef Jagger Gordan’s ‘FeeditForward.ca’ program.

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City of Toronto ~ Mayor John Tory awards Legal Line

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Legal Line + Axess Law… Invited to Participate at Humber College

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On March 23, 2018 Ian Levine represented Legal Line at the Humber College Business School Paralegal Networking Event.

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Law Society News Release on 2018 Award Recipients

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The Law Society of Ontario announces it's 2018 award recipients, including Antree Demakos, Founder of Legal Line.

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Legal Line Supports Justice Tulloch’s “Street Checks Review”

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Legal Line Wins…

The Law Society’s Highest ‘Access to Justice’ Award

On February 28, Treasurer Paul Schabas of The Law Society of Ontario announced that Antree Demakos had won the 2018 John Shirley Denison Award for her role as Founder and Chief Information Officer for Legal Line, which is responsible for helping 3 million Canadians a year with Free Legal Help. * (more pictures) Antree has earned the trusted support of Law Society Treasurers since 1993; and, as a valuable part of their Access to Justice initiative, The Law Society website has linked community members to Legal Line since 2008. In addition to answering 31,000 enquiries every day, we also refer…

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Legal Line Wins Government Award

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Antree Demakos, Legal Lines’ Chief Information Officer, receives a Government Award presented to her by Mayor John Tory and local Councillor Joe Mihevc.  Councillor Mihevc now becomes our 378-th politician’s office across Canada to display and distribute Legal Line flyers to their community constituents.  

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Drive safe…

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Law Society Treasurer Paul B. Schabas

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Legal Line was invited to join the Law Society of Ontario's (LSO) Hispanic Heritage Month Program and Legal Line flyers were distributed in Spanish at the event.

 

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23 Law Schools across Canada distribute Legal Line flyers

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Legal Line's Antree Demakos and Ian Levine, with Alison Symington, PBSC Acting National Director.

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Zenith Award Winner 2017 – TOP 50 Lawyers in Canada

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Congratulations to our Founder and Chief Information Officer, Antree Demakos for winning this prestigious award two years in a row.

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Google Loves Legal Line

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When You’re up the Creek…

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The Legal Line truck delivers thousands of guides and flyers every week.

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Keep Your Head Above Water

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Decoding Canadian Law

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Sometimes legal stuff can get very overwhelming.

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Don’t Blame the Darkness…

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  Sometimes, all we need is straight answers, and the right person to represent our interests. Our new trade show banner is interesting but hmmm, not sure. Please tell ian@legalline.ca what you think.

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The Law Courts

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… distribute Legal Line flyers with confidence.

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Lady Justice

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Law Society of Ontario (LSO) loves Legal Line …

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    The Law Society awards Legal Line the 2018 John Shirley Denison Award for providing Canadians with a valuable Access to Justice website and Telephone Help-Line. The Law Society Award Celebration pictures and details. OUR HISTORY WITH THE LAW SOCIETY “The Law Society has been aware of the Legal Line project since 1991, and has assisted in its development of both the telephone and website systems. Having been involved with ‘Dial-a-law’, I am pleased to see the development of new technology in action.” Gemma Zecchini Director of Change Integration The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) “As a former…

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Legal Line Now Fits In Your Pocket

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Thank goodness for state-of-the-art technology in the palm of our hands. Now we can (almost effortlessly help 35,000 enquiries every day, 7 days per week, 24 hours a day.

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The Supreme Court of Canada has been distributing Legal Line flyers since the year 1999

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Legal Line flyers have been displayed and available for pick up at The Supreme Court of Canada since the year 1999 when we received THIS letter requesting an additional 1,000 Legal Line guides. In 2017, the prestigious LEXPERT award for ‘Celebrating Women in Law’ was presented to Ms Antree Demakos, Chief Information Officer for Legal Line, and the Keynote Speaker was The Honourable Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella (bottom right corner).     In 2016, Legal Line is invited to The Supreme Court of Canada talk on Access to Justice at The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) which links to…

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Legal Line Founder wins the 2017 Province of Ontario ‘Access, Equity and Human Rights Award’

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By a unanimous vote from Mayor John Tory’s entire office, the 2017 Constance E. Hamilton Equity Award was presented to Legal Line’s founder, Antree C. Demakos. The Access, Equity and Human Rights Award is the City’s highest honour recognizing people or programs that have made a difference by reducing discrimination and barriers to equality. These are community-driven awards, and the nominations come from Toronto residents and a panel of community individuals with expertise and knowledge of issues pertinent to the award. Councillor Lucy Troisi, Councillor Joe Mihevc, Legal Line Founder Antree C. Demakos, Mayor John Tory, Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam As the Winner of the Constance…

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Ontario’s Chief Justice George R. Strathy Opens his Doors

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After reviewing the free Legal Line materials with Ian Levine, Chief Justice George Strathy states, “Legal Line is an important public service. Thank you for your great work.” The Honourable George R. Strathy, Chief Justice of Ontario In 2017,  The Law Society of Upper Canada presented honorary Doctor of Laws degrees, honoris causa (LLD), to The Honourable George R. Strathy, Chief Justice of Ontario, at Call to the Bar ceremonies held in Toronto on June 27 at Roy Thomson Hall. The Law Society awards honorary doctorates to distinguished people to recognize outstanding achievements in the legal profession, the rule of law or the cause of justice. Chief Justice Strathy practised civil litigation for 30 years and…

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Legal Line speaks at Paralegal Job Fair

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On March 2, 2017 the Humber College faculty of Paralegal studies held its annual Career Day.

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The Supreme Court of Canada / Flip Your Wig For Justice

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On February 25, 2017 the Law Society of Upper Canada hosted the Flip Your Wig for Justice awareness campaign and fundraising event.

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International Education Coalition

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During an international education coalition held in China, Luisa Valencia, Director from the Philippine Commission of Higher Education and Legal Line's Antree Demakos discuss how Legal Line could assist foreign nationals seeking to study and do business in Canada.

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Black History Month

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25 Million Answers Provided by 2015

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Bringing in the new year with a landmark milestone.

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The Law Society and Legal Line Share New Ideas

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Legal Line's Antree Demakos, and The Law Society of Upper Canada's Treasurer, Janet Minor team-up to discuss new Access to Justice initiatives for 2016.

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The OPA and Legal Line increase Access to Justice

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The 2016 annual Ontario Paralegal Association (OPA) Christmas Dinner and Charity Fundraiser, OPA President Stephen Parker, and Ian Levine from Legal Line discussed new ways in which Legal Line can better connect the public to the much needed services of Ontario paralegals. If you are a paralegal with ideas of how, together, we can best serve the people of Ontario, please email your thoughts to ian@Legalline.ca The event was a huge success in support of Baskets for Babies, a grass roots Charity started and run by Sean O’Connor, (ticketsave.ca) one of Ontario’s first licensed paralegals.

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Legal Line is a hit at OCJA Annual Conference

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Legal Line's Ian Levine was an invited speaker at the Ontario Community Justice Association conference, November 2015.

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Thomson Reuters Partnership…

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Legal Line is excited to announce that it has partnered with Thomson Reuters to help promote Access to Justice.

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Ministry of the Attorney General Links to Legal Line

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The Ministry of the Attorney General has been an avid supporter of Legal Line for over 20 years.

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Libraries Across Canada Distribute Legal Line Flyers

As a Steering Committee member, Legal Line’s Ian Levine focuses on the promotion of Access to Justice and Public Legal Education. Legal Line Guides and Flyers are readily available for Free at every law seminar and in 365 public library systems and 2,100 branches across Canada. The Toronto Public Library system (including 99 branches) reports that legal resources and seminars are the most popular and well received program it has ever offered, and as such, Legal Line flyers are now available at thousands of libraries across Canada.   Toronto Public Library Mission: “Toronto Public Library provides free and equitable access…

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The Supreme Court of Canada Distributes Legal Line Flyers

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The Supreme Court of Canada has been distributing our free Legal Line materials for 16 years.

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