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Ontario's Attorney General commits to permanent modernization for remote notarizing, commissioning (Canadian Lawyer Magazine)

Ontario's Attorney General commits to permanent modernization for remote notarizing, commissioning (Canadian Lawyer Magazine)

From Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Attorney General Doug Downey says that some of the justice-system changes in response to COVID-19 will “absolutely” become permanent, amid positive feedback from the bar. 

“Working with our justice partners has been a very positive experience,” says Downey. “We all agree that we cannot go back to the way the system was.”

On May 12, the Ontario legislature passed an omnibus bill, COVID-19 Response and Reforms to Modernize Ontario Act 2020, which codified the process for remotely commissioning or notarizing a document. 

Read more at: https://www.canadianlawyermag.com/resources/professional-regulation/mag-doug-downey-commits-to-permanent-modernization-for-remote-notarizing-commissioning/329628