Yearly Archives: 2020

Final Exams are Here! Tips for Avoiding Academic Offences in a Remote Setting

The information contained here is taken from the University of Toronto Academic Integrity Website, the University of Toronto Missisauga Academic Integrity Website, and the Code of Behaviour on Academic Matters.  What constitutes an academic offence during a remote exam? Generally, submitting someone else’s work as your own, receiving help from… Read More

COVID-19 Update

Downtown Legal Services will be closed to members of the public during the City of Toronto lock-down (beginning November 23, 2020). If you require legal assistance, please call our intake line at 416-978-6447.

COVID-19 Precautions

Downtown Legal Services is open to members of the public by appointment only. Support staff will be on site and available to receive service of documents only on Tuesdays and Fridays. Everyone entering Downtown Legal Services is required to wear a mask. Clients will need to wear a mask during… Read More

Black & Indigenous Lives Matter

DLS stands in solidarity with the Black community and protestors around the world in raising our voices against anti-Black racism and police brutality.  The murder of George Floyd and the suspicious death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet are the latest in devastatingly long list of Black people’s lives that have been damaged and extinguished… Read More

Separated Uyghur-Canadian Families: Canada must bring them home

Imagine escaping from a home where you do not feel safe, just to be captured and sent to a horrifying prison. There, you live in pain, and people accuse you of crimes you have not committed. Years later, you are freed and your name is cleared – but you now have no home. No country… Read More