Congratulations to the Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic, formerly the Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic, for their new name and successful rebranding exercise! Services have been expanded to include all of Ontario, with a new toll-free number to match: 1-844-971-9674 See the Clinic’s full press release: CSALC Media Release (June 16, 2017)
FACL Ontario congratulates Chris De Sa, appointed to the Superior Court of Justice in Newmarket! For further details, be sure to check out the formal press release here. FACL Ontario further congratulates Nitya Iyer, Q.C., who was appointed to the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver. Press release for British Columbia appointees can be found here.
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
The Law Society of Upper Canada had an event for Asian and South Asian Heritage Month on May 9. Missed it? Never fear – it is now available as a webcast here. If you attended, a Facebook gallery for the program is available here.
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
Congratulations are extended to Julia Shin-Doi on receiving the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) Award of Excellence! Julia is a former Board member, long-time member and support of FACL Ontario. OBA Press Release
Congratulations to both of our newest federal appointments in British Columbia, in particular Mr. Justice Mayer! Government of Canada Press Release
FACL Ontario congratulates The Honourable Shaun S. Nakatsuru on his recent appointment to the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto. Press Release
The Annual General Meeting of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (Ontario) (“FACL”) is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday June 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm ET, at 20 Toronto Street (Ontario Bar Association). The meeting is open to all FACL Ontario members as well as other persons who may be interested in joining FACL Ontario. Friends and colleagues are welcome to» Read More