FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2016 – Innovation in the Justice System: Ideas Worth Spreading and Lessons to be Learned (1:41:49)

9 – 10:45 am  Innovation in the Justice System: Ideas Worth Spreading and Lessons to be Learned

Can the Courts learn from the alternatives sprouting up around them? Will civil justice courts for the resolution of private disputes become redundant if changes are not made? What are some of the initiatives that could inspire the system to change for the better?


  • The Honourable Chief Justice Christopher E. Hinkson, Supreme Court of British Columbia


  • Ms. Sarah McCoubrey, Strategist on Access to Justice Issues, Calibrate
  • Mr. Chris Bentley, former Attorney General for Ontario, Legal Innovation Zone, Ryerson University, Toronto
  • Professor Marilyn Poitras, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan