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Scouts Canada (NL) Seeking Board Members

Scouts Canada (NL) holds assets in two non-profit corporations and is seeking individuals with experience in informal education, business management, fundraising, accounting, investment management or law to serve on its Boards of Directors and its committees. Further information about the corporations can be found at Scouts Canada (NL) Trust. In addition, it is also looking...

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Deadline for PLC Applications for Licence/Amendments/Cancellations

Please be advised that all initial applications for, amendments to or cancellations of Professional Law Corporation (PLC) licences are due on or before December 10, 2021, in order to allow for review and final processing of these applications before Christmas break. Applications received after December 10th may not be processed until the New Year.

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Stress Resources Available at Homewood Health

In honour of International Stress Awareness Week, which ran from November 1st – 5th, Homewood Health launched an online campaign, providing resources and information to help people manage stress. The Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador encourages all of our members to take advantage of these resources to help manage any stress they may be...

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Buckmasters Circle Community Centre Seeking Pro Bono Legal Services

Buckmasters Circle Community Centre (BMCC), which is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, is seeking legal services for the purpose of reviewing and updating BMCC’s current Policy and Procedures Manual. The Board is committed to ensuring that the Policy and Procedures Manual is compliant with current legislative requirements (labour standards, human rights, etc.) and...

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New Bencher Appointed for Labrador District

The Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is pleased to announce that on October 25, 2021, Jonathan Regan was appointed as the new Bencher for the Labrador District. In 2008, Jonathan received a Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University and was called to the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar in 2009. He is currently serving as...

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Labour Relations Board Inviting LSNL Members to Review Circular Reports

The Labour Relations Board is seeking interested members to review and provide feedback on three circular reports: Receipt and Retention of Union Information; Procedures for Addressing and Containing Privacy Breaches; and Remediation Plan for Privacy Breaches. This request is part of an external consultative process arising from a report from the Office of the Information and Privacy...

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Duty Counsel Day: A Retrospective

Last Wednesday, October 27th, the inaugural Duty Counsel Day was officially recognized. It was an important day that highlighted and celebrated the important work duty counsel lawyers, like Ghazi Jarrar from Legal Aid in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, perform every day – providing legal advice to those who can’t afford to retain a lawyer. It was a memorable day with...

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