Modernizing Court Processes, Procedures and Technology
On Tuesday July 18th, our government announced an investment of $166 million towards modernizing court processes, procedures and technology. As Parliamentary Assistant to the Attorney General, I had the privilege to join @douglasdowney as he made the announcement at the new Ontario Court of Justice in Toronto.
TORONTO —The Ontario government is investing $166 million to deliver more legal services online, replacing outdated paper-based procedures with a digital platform that will support access to the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice.
“Ontario is one step closer to a digital justice system that helps people resolve legal matters easier and faster,” said Doug Downey, Attorney General of Ontario. “Today marks a significant new chapter in our government’s plan to build a more modern, accessible and effective justice system now and into the future.”
“We applaud the government’s investment and support towards the modernization of court processes, procedures and technology. The Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice remain committed partners in this critical modernization project and to collaborating with our justice partners to replace several antiquated technology programs with a more seamless and streamlined system to support both courts and across business lines” said Geoffrey Morawetz and Sharon Nicklas Chief Justice, Ontario Superior Court of Justice and Chief Justice, Ontario Court of Justice.
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