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  • Are Law Society CPD programs still going on as scheduled?
    We continue to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19 and the advice of Canadian public health authorities. To assist licensees during this time, we have been releasing complimentary existing and responsive program content that can be accessed at

    Registration is now open for the LSO CPD Spring 2022 programs! Visit for details!
    Do you have any questions regarding CPD programming? Please contact the CPD Customer Service Team at (416) 947-3315 or via email:

    Last updated: June 21, 2021

  • Do CPD Requirements and Limits on Eligible Educational Activities Continue to Apply?
    The annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Requirement continues to apply. However, in the context of COVID-19 and to support public health best practices of physical and social distancing, the LSO removed the six-hour maximum limit that applied to watching an archived program without a colleague, teaching, and professional writing for 2020, 2021 and 2022.
    Licensees can engage in a variety of activities that do not require in-person contact with colleagues such as participating in:
    • an interactive online course
    • a live or live replay program by telephone or video
    • viewing an archived program alone or remotely with a colleague
    • mentoring, coaching, or advising by phone or video
    • a study group by phone or video
    • a college, university or designated institutional program, as a registrant, through distance education
    • teaching a CPD program virtually
    • the educational component of a bar or law association meeting by phone or video, or
    • professional writing.
    Please see our website for more information on approved Eligible Educational Activities
    The Law Society continues to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on licensee obligations.

    Last updated: November 16, 2021

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