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2018 Legislative Drafting Conference

September 13-14, 2018, Ottawa
Charting Legislative Courses in a Complex World

2018 Annual Conference: Justice and Mental Health

October 17-19, 2018, Ottawa
Honorary Chair: Senator Kim Pate

Dealing Effectively with Judicial Review

January 22-25, 2019, Vancouver
(Joint program with the NJI)

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Since its inception in 1974, the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (CIAJ) brings together individuals and institutions involved in the administration of justice and promotes excellence through knowledge, learning and the exchange of ideas. CIAJ offers multidisciplinary training programs designed for all stakeholders in the justice system, prepares reports and issues recommendations that could lay the groundwork for change.

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CIAJ members come from all regions of Canada, and include members of the legal profession, the judiciary, professors and law students, legislative drafters, members of administrative tribunals, journalists, court personnel, representatives of government agencies, staff of social and police agencies, and the public.

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Program Report: Defining Cultural and Religious Diversity in the Administration of Justice: Are There Different Perspectives? (Panel No. 1)

The opening statement heard prior to the panel had suggested that discrimination is oftentimes an involuntary by-product of an ethnocentric perspective founded in a dominant cultural viewpoint. These testimonies thus challenged the dominant viewpoint by offering a unique perspective into the personal experiences in overcoming institutional challenges barring the right to equality.