The South Asian Bar Association (SABA) of North America wishes Deep Rai a speedy recovery from the gunshot wounds he suffered on March 4, 2017, in Kent, Washington. While Mr. Rai was in his driveway working on his car, an unidentified assailant approached him and told him “to go back to your own country.” During…

WASHINGTON – The South Asian Bar Association of North America (SABA) and National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) condemn President Trump’s new executive order that includes many of the discriminatory provisions of his earlier order, which also sought to stop refugees from entering the United States and halt immigration from several Muslim-majority countries. These…

Congratulations to Jayashree Goswami, who has been appointed to the Ontario government’s Anti-Racism Strategic Plan Consultation Group. A Better Way Forward: Ontario’s 3-Year Anti-Racism Strategic Plan is the province’s commitment to change the way we do things and break down barriers to advance racial equity. This means reviewing government policies, programs and services to find…

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.

Halton Healthcare (with 3 locations in Georgetown, Oakville and Milton) is recruiting a new Board member for their Board of Directors. In order to meet the geographic criteria stipulated by their governance by-laws, for this upcoming vacancy, it is actively seeking potential Board Member candidates who reside in the Town of Oakville. Additionally, it is…

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…

For Immediate Release February 24, 2017 The South Asian Bar Association of North America (SABA) expresses its deepest condolences to the victims and their families who fell prey to the senseless acts of violence in Kansas. Reports and witnesses indicate that the motivation for these crimes was rooted in anti-Muslim hate, xenophobia and racism. While…

SJTO has posted for: · Part-Time member at the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board in Toronto. These positions are posted on the “Advertised Positions” section of the Public Appointments Secretariat website. The competitions close on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

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…

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