The Socially Distanced Network: Building Relationships in the COVID Era

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Date: Friday, January 8 Time: 1:30PM PT / 4:30PM ET (1 hour) Register here: FACL BC and FACL Ontario are coming together for the first time to host a joint event!  With the current pandemic and social distance measures, legal professionals may find it difficult to establish and strengthen relationships within the community.   This» Read More

FACL Ontario Statement of Solidarity

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Dear FACL Members,   During these uncertain and difficult times, now more than ever, we need to show solidarity among our colleagues. The Black Lives Matter movement has shown us how important it is for our communities to come together and support one another.   FACL Ontario unequivocally denounces anti-Black racism, and supports our friends» Read More

FACL Ontario Concerned About the Potential Exclusion of Equity Groups

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The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, Ontario (FACL Ontario) is deeply concerned about the motion being brought on February 27, 2020 by two Law Society of Ontario (“LSO”) Benchers to exclude equity partners from consulting with the LSO’s Equity and Indigenous Affairs Committee (the “EIAC”). This is directly contrary to the mandate of EIAC, which» Read More

FACL Ontario – Statement Against Prejudice Based on the Novel Coronavirus​

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The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, Ontario (FACL Ontario) is concerned about a recent wave of reported incidents involving discrimination against Asian-Canadians in relation to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. These incidents have ranged from misinformed fearmongering to malicious online attacks and public expressions of bigotry. Their common denominator is the conflation of the origins of» Read More

2019 Diversity Pitch Event

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Legal Leaders for Diversity and Inclusion invites racialized and diverse private practice lawyers to apply to participate in the Diversity Pitch Event an opportunity to pitch to and connect with General Counsel and Senior Counsel from leading corporations on October 24, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. (First Pitch at 6:15 pm, Cocktail Reception» Read More