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
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/
Members of FACL are invited to CANFest 2017 with the Coach and Advisor Network! If you are interested in attending, please RSVP at https://www.lsuc.on.ca/rsvp_canfest/ !
The Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic is celebrating its 30th anniversary. CSALC will be hosting an event on October 10, 2017 to mark this special occasion. All members are invited to attend – the event is free, but space is limited. Please register by October 3, 2017. The flyer is attached. 30th Anniversary Flyer
The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is looking for dedicated and committed volunteers to help out at their Persons Day Evening Gala on October 26th at the Arcadian Court in downtown Toronto. This event is LEAF’s largest and most important event of the year! The funds raised for LEAF at this event directly support our» Read More
The Canadian Association of Black Lawyers annual conference will be on October 6, 2017 in Toronto! If you are interested, please see www.cabl.ca for further details.
The Province of Ontario has announced that they are working to promote greater diversity and improve gender balance in appointments to the Ontario Court of Justice. As always, FACL Ontario encourages all of our members who may be qualified to apply for positions on the bench. For further information, please see the Province of Ontario’s» Read More
Congratulations to Lai-King Hum, who has been appointed as DHC Counsel with the Discrimination and Harassment Counsel Program. Further information about the Discrimination and Harassment Counsel Program can be found at www.dhcounsel.on.ca.
The Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General is recruiting for the next Deputy Attorney General. FACL Ontario encourages all members from our communities who may be qualified to apply. For further information, please see the recruitment website.
Congratulations to Dr. Lillian Yan-Yan Ma for her appointment as Executive Director of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation! Dr. Ma was a founding member of the Chinese Canadian National Council and was a recipient of FACL Ontario’s Lifetime Achievement Award. She was formerly the Vice-Chair of the Landlord and Tenant Board. For further details, please see» Read More