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November 2018

La diversité et l’inclusion dans la francophonie juridique : qu’en est-il ?

November 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Francophone Equity Event

(English text below) Webémission Joignez-vous au Barreau de l’Ontario et à l’Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario (AJEFO) le 7 novembre pour une discussion suivie d’une réception. La formation a deux objectifs : le premier vise une prise de conscience des enjeux de la diversité et l’inclusion dans le milieu juridique francophone. Le second est d’outiller les participant.e.s pour réduire les obstacles à l’inclusion dans les milieux de travail juridiques francophones. Des stratégies afin d’offrir des environnements professionnels qui…

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Remembrance Day Service 2018

November 8, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Remembrance Day Service

(Le texte français se trouve sous le texte anglais) Remembrance Day Service at the Law Society The Law Society’s Remembrance Day Service will be held at the World War Two Memorial in the Rotunda of Osgoode Hall at 12:30 p.m. on November 8, 2018. Members of the judiciary, legal professions and the public are invited to attend. Service pour le Jour du Souvenir au Barreau Un service pour le Jour du Souvenir se déroulera sur le site commémorant la Deuxième…

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Take Our Kids to Work at Osgoode Hall 2018

November 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Take Our Kids To Work Day

(Le texte français se trouve sous le texte anglais) This interactive program will provide Grade 9 students with an overview of the steps to becoming a lawyer or a paralegal, what it means to work in the field of law, and the range of professional options available in these professions. Due to popular demand, space is limited to no more than five students per firm. Students must be accompanied by an adult. Adult chaperones must register to reserve their seats. Groups of six…

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Recruitment, Retention and Advancement: Countering Unconscious Bias

November 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Countering Unconscious Bias

Archived Webcast Join the Law Society of Ontario and the Women’s Law Association of Ontario on November 14 for a workshop about unconscious bias. The session will be led by Tana Turner of Turner Consulting Group. Attendees will learn about the concept of unconscious bias and the different forms it takes. They will also be given practical tips about how to counteract its effects on recruitment, retention and advancement. November 14, 2018 Panel discussion: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.* Reception: 7:30…

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Louis Riel Day 2018

November 16, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ont. M5H 2N6 Canada

(Le texte français se trouve sous le texte anglais) The Question of “Who”? : Reconciling Métis Identity, Métis Rights and Section 35 Archived Webcast November 16, 2018 marks the 133rd anniversary of the execution of Louis Riel. Members of the Métis community traditionally join together each year on this day to honour and commemorate the life and work of Louis Riel, and to celebrate Métis culture. Join the Law Society of Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario, on November…

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Paralegal Welcome Reception

November 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Paralegal Welcome Reception

(Le français suit l’anglais) On November 29, the Law Society will host a reception in honour of invited newly licensed paralegals. Law Society Treasurer Malcolm Mercer and Paralegal bencher Robert Burd, Chair of the Paralegal Standing Committee, will be in attendance to bring remarks and offer congratulations. Due to space restrictions, this reception is only open to invited P1 Licensees who have RSVP’d. Date: November 29, 2018 Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Location: Law Society of Ontario, Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St.…

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February 2019

Black History Month 2019

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Black History Month 2019

(Le texte français se trouve sous le texte anglais) Archived webcast: https://lso.freestonelms.com/viewer/8aAKri2bW8ZLqfvUp1BS5wysk6qEL Join the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers on February 19th as Dr. Kwame McKenzie, CEO of the Wellesley Institute, Professor of Psychiatry at University of Toronto, and Director of Health Equity at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, provides the keynote address that will explore the social determinants of health in the context of the Black community in Toronto and Canada. Dr. McKenzie,…

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Human Rights Award Ceremony

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Human Rights Award Ceremony

(Le texte français se trouve sous le texte anglais) Join the Law Society, members of the professions and the public for a webcast of the Human Rights Award Ceremony, honouring Fiona Sampson, recipient of the Law Society’s 2018 Human Rights Award. Dr. Fiona Sampson is a highly respected and outstanding advocate for the rights of survivors of sexual violence in Canada and abroad. She has taken precedent-setting cases to court in Canada and in Kenya and her victories have helped to advance…

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March 2019

International Women’s Day 2019

March 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
International Women's Day 2019

(Le texte français se trouve sous le texte anglais) Building on the 2019 theme of International Women’s Day, “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change,” the Law Society of Ontario, in partnership with the Barbra Schlifer Clinic, Women Lawyers Forum Section of the Ontario Bar Association, Women’s Law Association of Ontario, Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs, Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund and the Criminal Lawyer Association, is hosting an event focused on Artificial Intelligence, unconscious bias and social change. The…

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La Journée internationale de la Francophonie

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
International Francophonie Day

En l’honneur de la Journée internationale de la Francophonie 2019, le Barreau de l’Ontario présente une réception de démonstration et de réseautage présentée par le Service de l’équité du Barreau. Il s’agit d’une occasion d’explorer et de mobiliser les organisations qui présenteront leurs programmes en français et les services qu’elles offrent aux titulaires de permis et au public. Joignez-vous à nous pour vous connecter avec d’autres francophones et francophiles, pour connaitre les ressources offertes afin de mieux naviguer le paysage…

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