I recently read an interesting book by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie called “Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions.” In it, she gives her friend who has just had a baby girl 15 ideas for how to raise her Continue reading Talking with boys
As I discovered at my local grocery store the other day, the pandemic that is violence against women in this country is deeply embedded in our culture. It manifests itself in our music, television programs and movies as well as Continue reading Of lemons and feminism: Speaking up about violence against women
In February 2016, Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi and then Treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada Janet Minor appointed Justice Annemarie Bonkalo to conduct a review of the provision of family legal services by people other than lawyers. Continue reading Paralegals and family court
As the Toronto Star recently reported, the external review of Legal Aid Ontario’s (LAO) deficit has now been completed. Many of you will remember that Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi called for this review after LAO announced in December that Continue reading Fixing Legal Aid Ontario’s deficit: on whose backs?