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September 12, 2017
Ontario Strengthening Representation for People in the North

Ontario is taking steps to create additional ridings in Northern Ontario to improve representation and ensure that people across the North have a stronger voice in the provincial legislature.

September 8, 2017
Ontario Releases Safe and Sensible Framework To Manage Federal Legalization of Cannabis

In response to the federal government's plan to legalize cannabis by July 2018, Ontario is committing to a safe and sensible framework to govern the lawful use and retail of recreational cannabis as a carefully controlled substance within the province.

September 5, 2017
New Small Claims Court Administrative Judge Appointed

A small claims court administrative judge has been appointed effective September 14, 2017. This is an Order in Council appointment pursuant to s. 87.2 of the Courts of Justice Act. The new small claims court administrative judge position was created by legislative amendments which came into force on March 22, 2017. The small claims court administrative judge will preside in the small claims court branch of the Superior Court of Justice and report directly to the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Justice on matters affecting the scheduling and assignment of judicial duties and the administration of the small claims court.

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Police Oversight: Tell us what you think
The Independent Police Oversight Review report contains recommendations to government on ways to transform police oversight in Ontario so it is more transparent, accountable and has the confidence of both the public and the police. Send us your feedback by May 20, 2017. Tell us what you think.
Applications for divorce under the federal Civil Marriage Act
On an interim basis, Civil Marriage Act divorce applications for non-residents married in Ontario will be accepted at any family counter of the Superior Court of Justice. Learn more.