Congratulations to Sandra Nishikawa, a former board member and VP External Public, on her recent appointment to the bench!
The Coach and Advisor Network for lawyers and paralegals is hosting a coaching workshop on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 9am to 12pm. If interested, the details can be found at the LSUC website.
CPAC, which used to be known as the Chinese Professionals Association of Canada, is offering up to 10 scholarships totalling $18,000, for high school and university students. Applicants must demonstrate active community involvement and leadership as well as outstanding academic achievement. To apply for a CPAC scholarship or award, please see the CPAC website. Deadline» Read More
The Canadian Association of Black Lawyers is hosting a FREE CPD session on recent updates and red flags in real estate. FACL Ontario members are invited! Date: Tuesday 5 December 2017 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: OBA Conference Centre, 20 Toronto Street, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON Register at: https://cabl.ca/events/#!event/2017/12/5/red-flags-in-real-estate AGENDA TOPIC 1: Fraud in» Read More
For those of you heading to Convocation on Friday, December 1, 2017 to hear the arguments regarding the Statement of Principles, FACL Ontario will be hosting a Pre-Convocation Coffee Gathering to march over! We will be gathering at 8:30 AM at the Court House Library at 361 University Avenue, on the 3rd floor in the rotunda. Please enter from» Read More
The Roundtable of Diversity Association (RODA) is hosting their 3rd Annual Diversity Conference in partnership with the OBA on Monday, November 27, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events, for more information and details please click here. RODA’S 7th Annual Diversity Reception, In Partnership With The OBA, is on Monday, November 27, 2017» Read More
Congratulations to Gerald Chan on winning one of Lexpert’s Rising Star awards for lawyers under 40! Further information may be found at: http://www.lexpert.ca/rising-stars/winner-detail/gerald-chan-stockwoods-llp-394
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