HeinOnline’s COVID-19 Collection

In response to the pandemic, HeinOnline created “COVID-19: Pandemics Past and Present”, a database containing publications that concern COVID-19 as well as other pandemics. Along with its subcollections dealing with the economic, global, health care, and societal impacts of COVID-19, HeinOnline recently announced that the new subcollection “Vaccinations” has been added to the database, containing publications on the COVID-19 vaccinations. This new subcollection also features publications that explore the history of vaccinations for other diseases. Some subjects of this subcollection include:

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A Somber Anniversary: Taking Care

As we approach the one year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to remind our readers of the importance of stepping back, and prioritizing the wellness of yourself and others. Below, we have gathered some resources that provide mental health guidance to those in the legal profession.

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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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