Join the Toronto NAJC on Thursday, November 8th, 2018, 7:00PM at LUMA & the Founder’s Lounge in the TIFF Bell Lightbox to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Japanese Canadian Redress! Speakers will include Justice Maryka Omatsu and Julia Shin-Doi, two of our own founders, as well as Michael Doi, our current president. Tickets and» Read More
Still need some CPD hours for the year? CABL is having their annual conference on October 19, 2018 in Toronto. They have outdone themselves in securing speakers for the event, including: Breakfast Speaker: The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Luncheon Speaker: The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice & Attorney General» Read More
Please join FACL and the Canadian Race Relations Foundation at an event at the Ontario Bar Association on June 27, 2018 to celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day and the 30th Anniversary of the Japanese Canadian Redress Agreement! The event will include a screening of Swimming Upstream, a video produced by FACL founder, the Honourable Justice Maryka Omatsu, about» Read More
SABA Toronto and McMillan LLP have invited FACL members to participate in an interactive session on Interview Strategies & Tips for New Lawyers, Articling Students & Law Students with: Tushara Weerasooriya, Partner at McMillan LLP (and current FACL Board Member!) Ananthan Sinnadurai from the Crown Law Office – MAG (Civil) Andre Bacchus, Assistant Director of» Read More
The Economic Club of Canada is inviting FACL Ontario members to a panel event, The Case for Change: Is the Canadian Legal Profession Facing a Diversity Deficit?. The event is on June 19, 2017, 11:30 – 1:45pm at the Hilton Toronto at 145 Richmond Street West in Toronto. Panelists will include: Charlene Theodore LL.B., Counsel Ontario English» Read More
FACL Ontario members are invited to the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL) speed-mentoring event. This will be an excellent opportunity for mentors to pass on their professional experience, and for mentees to learn from experienced members. The event is scheduled for May 15, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm at the Law Society of Upper Canada» Read More
FACL Ontario members are invited to Osgoode’s 3rd Annual Internationally Trained Lawyers Day on Thursday, June 15th to celebrate Toronto’s vibrant and diverse legal professions. FACL Ontario members will receive complimentary tickets using the code FACL-17. Date & Time: Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST Location: Osgoode Hall Law School (Ignat Kaneff Building), York» Read More
Thank you for all the great nominations thus far. The deadline for our Community Leaders Showcase has been extended to April 3, 2017, so please nominate a candidate! Further information can be found at the Community Leaders Showcase page.
At noon on March 1st, members of Toronto’s downtown business community will be marching from Bay Street to meet at Nathan Philips Square to show their individual and collective commitment to the principles of human dignity, diversity and inclusion. Members of FACL are invited to join in the March. At the event, participants will be adding» Read More
FACL is pleased to welcome our Minister of Justice, Jody Raybould-Wilson, as its keynote speaker for its 10th Annual Conference! We hope to see everyone at our conference on October 29, 2016!