Recent Updates and Red Flags in Real Estate

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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

Pre-Convocation Coffee Gathering

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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

Annual RODA / OBA Diversity Conference and Reception

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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

First Generation Students Network – Call for Participants

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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

FACL Statement on the Statement of Principles

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“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

LAO Public Consultations on the Racialized Communities Strategy

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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

ACCLO Networking Event

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The Association of Chinese Canadian Lawyers of Ontario is hosting a CPD and networking event on November 4, 2017 from 10:30am to 1:00pm at the Epstein Cole Dispute Resolution Centre at 393 University Avenue, Suite 2001 in Toronto. Speakers will be the Honourable Madam Justice Wailan Low and Mr. Jeffrey Lem, Bencher and the Director» Read More

CMLA Public Interest Advocacy CPD

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Our friends at the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association are hosting a CPD on Public Interest Advocacy with Nader Hasan on November 7, 2017. Nader will be discussing public interest advocacy and professionalism, and the program is accredited for 2 professionalism hours. For more information and registration, see the CMLA website at: http://cmla-acam.ca/cmla-masters-series-cpd-with-nader-hasan/