The First Generation Students Network is calling for participants to assist in their mentorship program and in other programs. If you are interested, please see the attached flyer: First-Generation-Network-Call-for-Participation The Network’s mandate is to reduce the barriers to success faced by law students who are the first in their families to complete post-secondary education, and has» Read More
“The Law Society will require every licensee to adopt and to abide by a statement of principles acknowledging their obligation to promote equality, diversity and inclusion generally, and in their behaviour towards colleagues, employees, clients and the public” The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers – Ontario (“FACL”) disagrees with the proposed motion by Bencher Joe» Read More
Legal Aid Ontario has the following upcoming public consultations in Hamilton and the GTA on their racialized communities strategy. FACL Ontario encourages you to attend these consultations to provide feedback on the proposed strategies. Tuesday, Nov. 7 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Hamilton Hamilton Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre – Pavilion C 150 King St. E, Hamilton, ON L8N 1B2 French Tuesday, Nov. 14» Read More
The Association of Chinese Canadian Lawyers of Ontario is hosting a CPD and networking event on November 4, 2017 from 10:30am to 1:00pm at the Epstein Cole Dispute Resolution Centre at 393 University Avenue, Suite 2001 in Toronto. Speakers will be the Honourable Madam Justice Wailan Low and Mr. Jeffrey Lem, Bencher and the Director» Read More
Our friends at the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association are hosting a CPD on Public Interest Advocacy with Nader Hasan on November 7, 2017. Nader will be discussing public interest advocacy and professionalism, and the program is accredited for 2 professionalism hours. For more information and registration, see the CMLA website at: http://cmla-acam.ca/cmla-masters-series-cpd-with-nader-hasan/
Members of FACL are invited to CANFest 2017 with the Coach and Advisor Network! If you are interested in attending, please RSVP at https://www.lsuc.on.ca/rsvp_canfest/ !
The Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic is celebrating its 30th anniversary. CSALC will be hosting an event on October 10, 2017 to mark this special occasion. All members are invited to attend – the event is free, but space is limited. Please register by October 3, 2017. The flyer is attached. 30th Anniversary Flyer
The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is looking for dedicated and committed volunteers to help out at their Persons Day Evening Gala on October 26th at the Arcadian Court in downtown Toronto. This event is LEAF’s largest and most important event of the year! The funds raised for LEAF at this event directly support our» Read More
The Canadian Association of Black Lawyers annual conference will be on October 6, 2017 in Toronto! If you are interested, please see www.cabl.ca for further details.
The Province of Ontario has announced that they are working to promote greater diversity and improve gender balance in appointments to the Ontario Court of Justice. As always, FACL Ontario encourages all of our members who may be qualified to apply for positions on the bench. For further information, please see the Province of Ontario’s» Read More