One to Watch: Bill 245, Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021

Last week saw the introduction of the Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021. As its name implies, this new omnibus bill is intended to improve access to the justice system, reduce delays for Ontarians seeking to resolve their legal issues, and build on the rapid changes already implemented in response to COVID-19.

If passed, Bill 245 will introduce changes – some major, some minor – to over 120 existing acts. Here are a few of the key proposed amendments:

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