CRRF / FACL / OBA Event: Commemorating 30 Years of the Japanese Canadian Redress Agreement

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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

Conference on Canada – China – US Trade

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Members of FACL are invited to attend a conference on Canada – China – US trade at Ryerson University on June 1, 2018 from 8;15am to 1:00pm.  Regular price for attendance is $25;  However, FACL members can attend for $15.   Please email the website chair at facl.ontario@facl.ca for the discount code. Registration for this event is available» Read More

Event: Interview Strategies and Application Tips for Students and New Lawyers

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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

CPD: Best Interests of the Child – When Freedom of Religion and Equality Rights Collide

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SOGIC is putting on a CPD event on the best interests of the child, particularly considering freedom of religion and equality rights. Date: June 13, 2018 at 5:30pm Speakers: Philip M. Epstein, Q.C., Epstein Cole LLP N. Nicole Nussbaum, Barrister and Solicitor Joanna Radbord, Martha McCarthy & Company LLP Dr. Françoise Susset, Psychologist & Advocate, Institute» Read More

NAPABA Northeast Regional Conference 2018

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As FACL members, we are all affiliates of NAPABA and are able to join NAPABA at their annual conference in Uncasville, Connecticut! If you are interested in attending, please register for the conference online, please click here. Sponsorship information can be found here.   The early bird deadline to register is May 11th and the hotel block pricing» Read More

Film by Justice Omatsu

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Congratulations to Justice Omatsu for her short film, Swimming Upstream, dealing with the Japanese-Canadian internment in World War II and the push for an apology by the BC government. Check out her piece through YouTube, the Nikkei National Museum, or the Canadian Race Relations website! YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjpgxOcdYzw NNMCC Website: http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/video-resources/ Canadian Race Relations website links: http://ow.ly/Ktga30jNs34

Asian and South Asian Heritage Month Event

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Welcome to Asian and South Asian Heritage month!   The Law Society of Ontario is partnering with the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers and the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto for an event commemorating Asian and South Asian Heritage Month on May 24, 2018.   This year’s event will provide an open forum to discuss and» Read More

City of Toronto Articling Open House

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The City of Toronto is having an open house event for prospective articling students on June 25, 2018 from 5 to 7 pm at Metro Hall (Room 308/309).  If you are interested in articling with the City, you are highly encouraged to attend!  Further information can be found at: https://www.toronto.ca/home/jobs/information-for-applicants/recruitment-initiatives/articling-at-the-city-of-toronto/

CALSB 5th Annual Conference

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The Canadian Academy of Legal Studies in Business is having its 5th Annual Conference from May 3, 2018 to May 5, 2018 at the Pantages Hotel in Toronto. The keynote speaker is Justice Maryka Omatsu, one of our founding members! If you are interested in attending, the early bird registration fee is $200 and the» Read More