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LSNL Recognizes Women’s History Month

In 1992, the Government of Canada designated October as Women’s History Month, marking the beginning of an annual month-long celebration of the outstanding achievements of women throughout Canada’s history. It’s a time to reflect on the contributions that women have made and the challenges they overcame. As the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, it’s...

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Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Family Division) Resuming Free Family Law Information Sessions

The Family Law Information Sessions are designed for people with or without a lawyer who are looking for more information about family law proceedings at the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador – Family Division. The Family Law Information Sessions DO NOT offer legal advice. The information sessions are approximately 2.5 hours long and will...

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Islamic Heritage Month

For millions around the world, Islam brings spiritual comfort, guidance and fulfillment. In Canada, October is recognized as Islamic Heritage Month. From literature, math, science and art, the Islamic contributions to modern society have had a tremendous impact on our communities. The Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador would like to extend best wishes to...

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Law Library Only Accessible In-Person By Appointment

As a result of the fourth wave of the pandemic and in accordance with government guidelines, the Law Library will remain accessible only to members of the LSNL for in-person appointments for the foreseeable future. All members can continue to use our remote services (contactless pickup, text recommendations, scanning services and database and text researching)....

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Treaty Day Celebrations Kick off Mi’kmaq History Month

For Indigenous peoples across Canada, Treaty Day honours the nation-to-nation relationship formed between the federal government and various Indigenous nations, as enshrined in historic treaties. While there are different Treaty Days and celebrations across Canada, Treaty Days are annual celebrations where the descendants of Indigenous signatories honour these historic commitments. Aside from Nova

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