The Centre will be closed from December 25 to January 6 inclusively.

Starting January 8, we will be happy to welcome you back via phone and videoconference.

Happy Holidays!

Ottawa, October 22, 2020 | Thursday October 28, 2020 and Friday October 29, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., a virtual and free legal clinic will be offered to the public of North-East Ontario.

Organized by the Law Practice Program (LPP) of the Faculty of Law (Common Law Section) of the University of Ottawa and the Ontario Legal Information Center (the Center), this temporary virtual clinic will be accessible to all attendants, regardless the income level.

The candidates in the licensing process of the Law Society of Ontario and lawyers will attend the clinic and offer free 30-minutes information and legal orientation sessions in family law, employment law / human rights, housing law, wills and estates and income maintenance., all in English and French. This year, due to the pandemic, meetings will be by telephone.

According to Christiane Saad, Director of the LPP, the Clinic will give candidates a virtual practical experience with the public and will sensitize them to the reality of practicing law in the North of the province, in order to allow the population to have access to services of equal quality in both official languages. “From its inception, one of the mandates of the PPD in French was to promote access to justice in French in the North. This activity shows that our candidates are ready to serve the Francophone community in all corners of the province in all circumstances. "

Ms. Andréanne Charron, manager of the Centre, is delighted to have the opportunity to partake in this specific experience for northern litigants. Since its launch in January 2015, the Centre has offered more than 13,000 legal information meetings to litigants from across Ontario. "This mobile clinic is the perfect opportunity for the Centre to increase awareness of its services in the North.”

The consultations will take place over the phone :

  • Wednesday October 28, 2020 from 10 am to 6 pm
  • Thursday, October 29, 2020, from 10 am to 6 pm

To take advantage of these free legal information services, the public can call 613 562-5800, ext 1011 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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For more information:

Me Christiane Saad
Director of the Law Practice Program  
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
613-562-5800 poste 1011

Me Andréanne Charron
Manager, Ontario Legal Information Center
1-844-343-7462 / 613-842-7462