Are you interested in pitching for work from major companies and financial institutions such as Indigo, Home Depot, Cineplex, Capitalone, Bruce Power, Nissan Canada, Interac, and at least fifteen others? Be sure to sign up for the Diversity Pitch Event which will be held on March 7, 2018 starting at 6:00 pm. Further details below – applicants must be called to» Read More
Blakes’ Grit and Growth Mindset for Career Success Workshop On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Blakes is hosting a half-day workshop from 3pm to 5:30pm for lawyers working in-house who are women of colour. The session will be led by Aracely Muñoz, an expert on leadership, diversity and inclusion, and gender and racioethnic barriers in the workplace, and» Read More
The Toronto Lawyers Association will be presenting awards to retiring Justice John I. Laskin and Ian Hull at our Awards Gala on March 8, at the Omni King Edward Hotel. Please see the full awards flyer attached: 2018 Awards flyer final If you are looking for those elusive CPD credits, the TLA also has a full calendar» Read More
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