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October 2017

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

October 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

(Le texte français suit l'anglais) Legal Professionals as Leaders for Diversity: Tackling Service Delivery LIVE WEBCAST October is Hispanic Heritage Month in Ontario. Join the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Hispanic Bar Association to mark this special occasion. This year’s program will feature a keynote address, panel discussion and reception. The discussion will focus on how legal professionals can best serve the needs of Latin American/Hispanic clients, and how Latin American/Hispanic legal professionals and others can use…

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Information session on new obligations

October 30, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Equality, diversity and inclusion

The Law Society is putting into action strategies to address racism and discrimination in the professions. These strategies include two regulatory obligations for 2017: Create and adopt a Statement of Principles (mandatory) Create and implement a Human Rights and Diversity Policy (mandatory for legal workplaces of 10 or more licensees) Learn more about these requirements by viewing an archive of the Oct. 30 information session: View the English Webcast Archive View the French Webcast Archive This program contains 1 Professionalism Hour.…

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Égalité, diversité et inclusion – Séance d’information sur les nouvelles obligations

October 30, 2017 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
égalité, diversité et inclusion

Le Barreau met en œuvre des stratégies pour aborder le racisme et la discrimination dans les professions. Ces stratégies comprennent deux obligations en 2017 : Créer et adopter une déclaration de principes (obligatoire) Créer et mettre en œuvre une politique sur les droits de la personne et la diversité (obligatoire dans les lieux de travail juridique d’au moins 10 titulaires de permis) Informez-vous sur ces exigences en regardant les archives de la séance d’information du 30 octobre : Voir la webémission archivée…

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November 2017

RSVP for CANFest 2017

November 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Attend this event to learn more about the Coach and Advisor Network, meet some of our amazing volunteers and help us celebrate! The evening will be complete with music, hors d'oeuvres compliments of Osgoode Hall catering, and an update on CAN's achievements over the past year. Come join the fun and find out why you should connect with CAN! November 1, 2017  Registration opens at 5:30 p.m. and the program runs from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Osgoode Hall,…

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Remembrance Day Service / Service pour le jour du Souvenir

November 8, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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(le texte français suit l'anglais) Remembrance Day Service The Law Society of Upper Canada is hosting a special Remembrance Day Service and Commemorative Call to the Bar Ceremony honouring those Law Students that were killed during the Second World War. Wednesday, November 8, 2017 5:30 p.m. Main Rotunda, Osgoode Hall 130 Queen St. W., Toronto Reception to follow in Convocation Hall Members of the judiciary, the professions and the public may attend. Due to limited space, everyone wishing to attend is…

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The Paths To Career Satisfaction: (Re)Defining It All?

November 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Equity: Path to Career Satisfaction

Live Webcast The Law Society of Upper Canada and the Women’s Law Association of Ontario will present an event designed to explore career satisfaction — What is it? How do we find it? And what is “enough”? The event will feature a panel discussion and networking reception. During the reception, in-person participants will have the opportunity to interact with diverse legal professionals that have found satisfaction in a wide range of career paths. The reception will be structured like a…

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Louis Riel Day-Journée Louis Riel 2017

November 16, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Louis Riel Day Program 2017  (Le français suit l'anglais) Métis Rights in Ontario:  Historic Métis Communities and Métis Root Ancestors  LIVE WEBCAST November 16th marks the anniversary of the 1885 hanging of Metis leader, Louis Riel – a very significant and tragic event in Canadian history which is commemorated annually in partnership between the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO). Tremendous progress has been made since Riel’s death in recognizing the Métis Nation for…

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Paralegal Welcome Reception

November 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Osgoode Hall,
130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Paralegal Reception - Nov 30, 2017

Paralegal Welcome Reception (Le français suit l'anglais) On November 30, the Law Society will host a reception in honour of invited newly licensed paralegals. Paralegal Bencher Michelle L. Haigh, 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: Thursday, November 30, 2017 Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Location: The Law Society of Upper Canada, Osgoode…

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December 2017

Dîner Gala en l’honneur de la très honorable Beverley McLachlin, C.P., Juge en chef du Canada

December 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Centre Shaw,
55, promenade du Colonel-By
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9J2
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Faites partie de la fête alors que nous disons au revoir à la juge en chef ayant exercé le plus long mandat de l’histoire du Canada La très honorable Beverley McLachlin, c.p., juge en chef du Canada, quittera la magistrature le 15 décembre 2017. Soyez des nôtres au premier de deux événements qui commémorent les réussites de cette incomparable dirigeante du domaine judiciaire. Billets en vente dès maintenant. Veuillez cliquer ici pour obtenir des détails sur cet événement et pour…

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Gala Dinner in honour of the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, PC, Chief Justice of Canada

December 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Shaw Centre,
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9J2 Canada
NJI-GAZ-CTA

Join in the celebrations as we bid farewell to Canada’s longest-serving Chief Justice The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, PC, Chief Justice of Canada, will retire from the bench on December 15, 2017. Join us at the first of two events to recognize the accomplishments of this remarkable judicial leader. Tickets are now available. Click here for details and to purchase tickets to this gathering of representatives from the judicial and legal communities, the diplomatic corps, business, government, and the arts.…

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