CIAJ Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice Listening. Learning. Leading.

Seminar for New Federally Appointed Judges

October 21-27, 2017, Vancouver
(Joint program with the NJI)

Improving Health, Improving Service

October 23, 2017
(Joint program with TAG)

Dialogues on Judging

November 15-17, 2017, Toronto
(Joint program with the NJI)

Mastering the Skill of Judgment Writing

April 23-26, 2018, Toronto
(Joint program with the NJI)

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“CIAJ remains a unique forum where members of the judiciary, the bar and the academic milieu can join forces to analyze current issues and attempt to find solutions that contribute to the well-being of society as a whole.”
– Quebec Chief Justice Nicole Duval Hesler

Who we are

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.

We offer services in both official languages.

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