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Category: Law Society

LSNL President to Speak During National Access to Justice Week

The second annual National Access to Justice Week is taking place from October 25-29, 2021, in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. This year’s theme is inclusivity with a focus on truth and reconciliation. Each province will host free, virtual events highlighting community justice work in...

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LSNL Recognizes Latin American Heritage Month

In 2018, the Parliament of Canada officially recognized October as Latin American Heritage Month in recognition of the significant contributions that Latin American communities have made to the social, economic, political and cultural fabric of Canada. Canadians of Latin American descent enhance the cultural mosaic in Canada through their artistic and culinary traditions, as well...

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Women’s Mentorship Initiative

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021, the Law Society launched a mentorship initiative where women in the legal profession mentor and support other women in the profession. To help make this a success, the Law Society is calling on all women lawyers to consider volunteering some of their time to help...

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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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LSNL Recognizes German Heritage Month

With more than three million people across Canada, Canadians of German origin make up one of the country’s largest cultural communities. In fact, outside Germany, the largest Oktoberfest is in Kitchener, Ontario (formerly Berlin) and surrounding cities in Waterloo Region, attracting over 700,000 visitors annually. It seems fitting that October is recognized as German Heritage Month – a...

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Phones and Faxes Down in Carbonear and Surrounding Areas

Due to an issue with Bell Aliant that is affecting Carbonear and the surrounding areas, the firms in the area will be without phone or fax services for an indeterminate period of time. If you’re tying to contact any of the firms below, please use their emails. Marc Cooper Law Office: marc@marccooperlaw.ca; Finn Ronayne Law...

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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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Expressions of Interest – Vice-Chairperson Positions for Labour Relations Board

The Labour Relations Board is seeking expressions of interest for two vice-chairperson positions. The vice-chairperson has historically been a practicing lawyer, a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador, knowledgeable in labour and employment law and maintains a neutral practice (neither pro-union nor pro-employer). The role of a vice-chairperson is to serve in the place of the...

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