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Notice of Closure – Midtown Medical Clinic

Please be advised that Dr. Mabel Greene, Midtown Medical Clinic, located at 35 Campbell Avenue, St. John’s, will be closing her practice as of December 6, 2019. All patients’ records and charts will be sent to RSRS secure storage facility in Toronto, Ontario. Should you require access to records, they will be available from RSRS...

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2020 Women of Distinction Awards

The 2020 Women of Distinction award nominations are open. Information about the nominations process can be found here: https://www.ywcastjohns.com/wod. Nominations close December 1st, 2019.  

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Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies – Scholarships

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies annually awards two scholarships for the LLM degree at the University of Cambridge, England. The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr. Scholarships cover full tuition at the University of Cambridge, a monthly living allowance, and return airfare, subject to any other awards received by the successful candidate. Please note...

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Chat with the Chiefs and an SRL

Join the Chief Justice and Chief Judge of BC and a former self-represented litigant in a live Twitter Town Hall about the progress, opportunities and challenges in the Access to Justice (A2J) movement on Monday, October 28, 2019 from noon to 2:00 pm. It’s a unique opportunity for law students, lawyers and others interested in...

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2019 Call for Nominations: NL Human Rights Award

The Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission promotes the principle that every person is equal in dignity and rights. Nominations are now open to the public, until October 31, 2019. For further details, please see the attached flyer. Human Rights 2019 Call for Nominations

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Fogo Island Inn – Special Offer

The Fogo Island Inn would like to extend a special offer to members of the Law Society of Newfoundland. Please see the attached flyer, outlining the offer and specifics. Law Society – Fogo Island Inn Offer 2019

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News release – On the path towards a more accessible Canada

The Canadian Human Rights Commission just issued the following joint news release: Today, the organizations responsible for enforcing the Accessible Canada Act announce the establishment of the Council of Federal Accessibility Agencies. The Accessible Canada Act, which became law on June 21, 2019, requires the member organizations of the Council to work collaboratively to refer...

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Manning Bradbury – change of address

Effective Monday, August 12, 2019, the law offices of Manning Bradbury shall operate from the following location: 3 Queen Street – Fourth Floor PO Box 787, Station C St. John’s, NL A1C 5L7 All other contact information shall remain unchanged. Please be advised that there may be some minor interruptions to communications on Monday, August...

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Retirement Notice – Katrina Brannan, Q.C.

We have been asked by Mr. James Hughes, Q.C. of the law firm Hughes & Brannan Law Offices, to circulate the following information to our membership. ****************************************************************** It is with both celebration and a degree of sadness that we announce the retirement of Katrina A. Brannan, Q.C. on July 31, 2019. Katrina is a Hunt...

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Invitation to Conference – Uniform Law Conference of Canada

The Host Committee of the Uniform Law Conference of Canada would like to invite all members of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador to attend this year’s conference which will be held at the Delta Hotel in St. John’s, August 18 -22, 2019. Registration as an observer is required to attend. The registration form...

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