The Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) is a key hurdle for anyone who wants to apply to a North American law school, and is just the first step in an anxiety ridden and expensive few months for tens of thousands of young Canadians every year. Many students take formal preparatory courses, shelling out hundreds of dollars to do so. There are so many private prep courses, public information sessions and study options, how can prospective Canadian students know which is the best path towards acing the LSAT?
Articles by Amy McNeill
After deciding to take over the legacy in 1994, MacDonald Butler has worked to keep her grandmother’s name, works, and memory respected and wholesome. The turning point came when she got fed up with her family’s legacy being managed by lawyers she barely knew. That’s when she decided to step forward and take charge.
Grace Guarnieri never really knew Rob Ford, but she says he still left a lasting impression on her. In a phone conversation, some time ago, the owner of Second Elegance on Pape Avenue mentioned to the then mayor that her father was ill. Subsequently, Ford phoned back to ask if there was anything he could do.
“That’s epic. Who remembers that?” Guarnieri said. “I mean, just that act was consolation enough,” she said. “It was just him doing what he loved to do.”
On March 22, the new federal Liberal government released its first budget. The Toronto Observer’s Bradley Dobson, Daniel McKenzie, Cherry (Changhong) Liu and Amy McNeill take a look at what’s in store for Ontario’s public transit, social housing, old age security and Bombardier.
The Art Gallery of Ontario’s latest exhibit dissects the precarious politics of looking, co-curator Jim Shedden says.
This is a society that is totally under wraps, and you’re lucky if you can catch a glimpse of this top-secret civilization. We’re talking about feral cat colonies. Wildcats, if you will. And there are clusters of these mini societies scattered all around the city.
Parking at the Hospital for Sick Children is becoming too expensive for the Benun family.
A former executive director at Ryerson Students’ Union has filed a complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario after she was laid off three months into her maternity leave.
When people of African descent are routinely included or affirmed through school curriculum, books and the media, there may no longer be a need for Black History Month, some black leaders say.
If Jian Ghomeshi wasn’t already a household name, he certainly is now. When Toronto activist Jennifer-Leigh O’Neill arrived at Old City Hall recently, where the former CBC radio star is on trial for sexual assault, she aimed to change the conversation and show solidarity to the alleged victims.