Given the rise of divisive rhetoric and religiously-based violence and discrimination in Canada and elsewhere, The Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Race Relations Foundation invite you to join us for a discussion that will consider new ways of thinking about “Canadian Values” and “Competing” Rights. The discussion will examine why cultural/faith practices…

Date: Wednesday May 10th, 2017 Time: 6:30 pm Location: Member’s Lounge, City Hall, 100 Queen Street West Come celebrate with us as we: – Celebrate the social, political, economic, and cultural contributions of South Asians in Canada – Share stories of South Asian histories from all over Toronto – Celebrate South Asian heritage and histories…

Please use promo code SABA-17 to redeem complimentary tickets to the event Sessions for Internationally Trained Lawyers and Law Graduates 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM EST – Accreditation and licensing process information from representatives of the NCA and LPP – Career coaching on how to find your niche in the market as an internationally trained…

Date: Wednesday May 03, 2017 | 05:00 PM – 06:45 PM Speaker(s): Aaron A. Dhir, Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University; Author Topic: “Challenging Boardroom Homogeneity: Corporate Law, Governance, and Diversity” (Cambridge University Press, hardcover 2015, paperback 2016) Venue: Desautels Hall (Second Floor, South Building), Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto, 105…

Are you interested in getting more involved with The Advocates’ Society? The Young Advocates’ Standing Committee (YASC) welcomes applications from enthusiastic TAS members (under 10 years of call) to join the committee for a two year term, starting in June 2017. Application deadline is March 31, 2017. For more information and to apply, click here.

Last year, Ontario and the Law Society of Upper Canada asked the Honourable Annemarie E. Bonkalo to lead a review to consider whether a broader range of service providers could deliver certain family legal services. Ontario and the Law Society are now seeking public feedback on Justice Bonkalo’s recommendations. People can submit feedback online until…

The event will be hosted by Honourable Justice Russell Brown and will be held on February 27th 2017 at the University of Ottawa in Fauteux Hall at 7:00pm in Room 147A. Justice_Brown_27Feb (1)

Thankfully, as advocates, we know the power that lies in the Rule of Law. This International Women’s Day, Lerners and Lenczners have joined forces to raise funds for LEAF. LEAF operates on a shoestring budget. The organization’s work load far exceeds its resources, and the need for its advocacy continues to grow. Let’s help to…

What? At noon on March 1st, members of Toronto’s downtown business community will be marching from Bay Street to meet at Nathan Philips Square. It’s our “March on Bay Street”. We’re gathering to show our individual and collective commitment to the principles of human dignity, diversity and inclusion. At the event, we will be adding…

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