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Webinar on Asylum Law

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Young Leaders Committee of Ontario are hosting a nation-wide CPD asylum law webinar on October 19th. In addition to other asylum law matters, they will be discussing the effect COVID-19 has had on asylum law in conversation with UNHCR’s Representative in Canada, Rema Jamous and Matthew...

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Gathering/Conference on Understanding Restorative Justice in Newfoundland and Labrador

The Miawpukek First Nation, Relationships First – Restorative Justice Consortium and Memorial University are hosting a three-day gathering/conference called “Two-Eared Listening for Deeper Understanding: Restorative Justice in Newfoundland and Labrador.” The event will take place online and in-person at the Signal Hill Campus of Memorial University in St. John’s on the following dates: Thu

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COVID-19 Workplace Policies and Human Rights

The Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is hosing a seminar on COVID-19 Workplace Policies and Human Rights. This seminar will provide an overview of the legal implications to be considered when implementing workplace policies related to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as mandatory vaccination policies, and will provide an overview of best practices that employers...

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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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