FACL’s Letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne re New Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission

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FACL has written to the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, regarding her search for a new Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission.  We encourage Premier Wynne to consider a racialized candidate for the role.  It is imperative that racialized and members of other minority groups be adequately reflected in our public institutions,» Read More

FACL’s Submissions to the Law Society re “Alternative Business Structures and the Legal Profession in Ontario”

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The Law Society of Upper Canada requested comments after it released Alternative Business Structures and the Legal Profession in Ontario: A Discussion Paper on September 24, 2014. FACL presented its comments to the Law Society on December 31, 2014.  Please CLICK HERE to read FACL’s submissions. A copy of the submission has been archived to the» Read More

FACL/NAPABA Conference and Gala – President’s Message of Thanks and Event Photos

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We had an extremely successful conference and gala held on September 27, 2014 with the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association! CLICK HERE to read the President’s Message of Thanks CLICK HERE to view select photos from the event CLICK HERE to read the Profiles of the Winners of the 2014 FACL Awards and the Omatsu» Read More

FACL in the News: Law Society Consultations Gaining Media Attention

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The consultation sessions being conducted by the Law Society of Upper Canada on its paper, Addressing Challenges Faced By Racialized Licensees has garnered media attention.  FACL expresses the hope that with more awareness of this issue among both the legal profession and the public, we can take constructive steps to tackle the unconscious bias that many» Read More