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Youth Criminal Justice - Update on Court House Amalgamation

October 30, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Sandra Porter
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TLA continues to advocate against the planned move of Youth Court to the new OCJ Court House on Centre Avenue. TLA Director, Robin McKechney is quoted in the October 29th Toronto Star speaking on behalf of TLA.

“The fact that they are combined in other parts of the city and other parts of Ontario doesn’t mean that that’s the right thing to do,” said lawyer Robin McKechney, a member of the board of directors of the Toronto Lawyers Association. 311 Jarvis, first of all, has the potential to accommodate the other youth satellite courts (in the city), and even if the decision was made not to combine the youth court in one spot, closing this facility, which is quite frankly known around the country and the continent for its programs, is short-sighted.”

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