Ontario Investing in Progressive Approaches to Modernize the Justice Process
COVID-19 outbreak underscores the urgent need to develop accessibility throughout the province
TORONTO — These days, Lawyer Typical Doug Downey unveiled the next assertion on setting up a justice system for the twenty first century that is additional obtainable, responsive and resilient for Ontarians:
“In an effort to continue to keep persons risk-free and uphold the administration of justice in the course of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Ontario governing administration and our justice partners recognized new and impressive ways of delivering justice remotely and on the net.
Knowledge acquired in the course of COVID-19 underscores the urgent need to make investments in technology, modernize processes and develop accessibility to justice throughout the province, such as in rural and distant locations. Our justice partners have joined us in acknowledging we will have to go on to press ahead boldly toward a additional obtainable, responsive and resilient system that will go on to evolve very long immediately after the pandemic is above. The needs of the justice sector have modified and there is broad consensus we are unable to go again to the way issues ended up completed in advance of the general public health emergency.
That is why our governing administration has created the final decision not to commence with the Halton Region Consolidated Courthouse development project, which was in the procurement stage in advance of the COVID-19 outbreak. This investment will be repurposed to change and update Ontario’s seriously antiquated