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What Is Access To Justice?

Access to justice is the most pressing justice issue across all fields of law today. Whether you're talking about criminal law or civil litigation, it's become the major focus of the legal community, from governments, regulators, bar associations, lawyers, educators, and even the United Nations. It now needs to become an increasing topic of attention for those who use the system: everyday people like you. But with all of this new attention, do we really know what we are talking about? What does the phrase “access to justice” mean, particularly from the perspective of the public?

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Canadian Pension Plan Disability Reform

There have been a whole laundry list of problems that have come to light around the Canadian Pension Plan Disability (CPPD) benefits program. This program is designed to take care of the most vulnerable Canadians. The purpose of the CPPD program, the country’s largest public disability insurance program, is to replace a portion of the earnings of contributors who cannot work due to a severe and prolonged disability.

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