In a letter to the Attorney General of Ontario, Randy Hillier (Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox & Addington) has called upon Minister Yasir Naqvi to establish a select committee to study the systematic failures of Ontario’s justice system that have resulted in over 43 percent of proceedings dismissed before trial.
“In 2015 alone 82,400 cases have been stayed or withdrawn before trial, and another 9,900 were dropped mid-trial,” explained Hillier. “Couple that with the fact that on average, each case generally takes 140 days to reach deposition, we are clearly presented a very bleak picture.”
You can read the letter in full below.
Letter to Naqvi Feb 1st 2017 on Scribd