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Benchers vote to remove 'Upper Canada' from LSUC name and increase fees

Friday, September 29, 2017 @ 12:10 PM | By Amanda Jerome

The Law Society of Upper Canada will have a new name as of Nov. 2 as benchers approved a motion to remove “Upper Canada” from the organization’s title.

LSUC treasurer Paul SchabasThe idea of a name change was introduced to benchers in June by the law society’s Strategic Communications Steering Group. This group was established by treasurer Paul Schabas earlier this year to study how to best meet the law society’s strategic priority to engage stakeholders and the public.

“Access to justice has been a priority...