Blog 2021

Justice Forward − A Series on Modernization | Webinar #1: Hybrid Courts − The New Operational Normal

This webinar series held in collaboration with PwC has been designed to initiate discussion and pave the way to a major national roundtable on the future of justice to be held in the Spring of 2022
• Accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory.
• Bilingual program with simultaneous interpretation.

Webinar: Judgment Writing and Bias
– With the Support of the NBLF

How to write concise, clear, complete and convincing decisions; the issue-driven approach; point-first writing; bias in judgment writing: how to become aware and overcome them, etc.

• Bilingual program with simultaneous interpretation.

Webinar: Restorative Justice Measures in Canada
– With the Support of the NBLF

Sentencing in other provinces; mental health components; probation services; alternatives to long-term imprisonment; etc.
• Accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory.
• Bilingual program with simultaneous interpretation.

Webinar: Why Are Gladue Reports so Important?
– With the Support of the NBLF

Why do we use Gladue reports? How are they being used in other provinces? Who writes them? Have they changed anything since their implementation?
• Accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory.
• Bilingual program with simultaneous interpretation.

Decision Writing Seminar
– Joint program with CCAT (2021 Edition)

This two-day seminar provides essential tools for decision writers, new or experienced, to improve their decision writing skills. It includes lectures, discussions, and workshops.
Participation in this program is accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory

National Roundtable on Administrative Law (2021 Edition)

Join our distinguished panel of judges, lawyers, academics and tribunal members to discuss current administrative law topics.
Participation in this program is accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory

Seminar for New Federally Appointed Judges (2021 Spring Program)
– Joint program with the NJI

This program is designed so that new judges may participate in sessions that are most relevant to them topically. Throughout the week, the seminar subjects are divided between those that apply to Common Law jurisdictions, those that apply to Civil Law jurisdictions, or both.
• Participation in this program is approved under Section 41 (1) of the Judges Act.

Free Webinar Series on “Indigenous Peoples and the Law”

This free webinar series held in partnership with Courthouse Libraries BC has been designed to initiate discussion and pave the way to a major national conference on Indigenous Peoples and the Law to be held in Vancouver in November 2021.
• Accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory.
• Bilingual program with simultaneous interpretation.

Live Webinar | Ageism and Neglect During the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Can We Do Better?

More than half of the COVID-19 cases in Canada are linked to seniors’ homes. Is this fallout a reflection of a disregard for older people in Canadian society? 
This program contains 1 CPD hour in all Canadian provinces.

Legislative Drafting Webinar | Judicial Review of Delegated Legislation: The Long and Winding Road to Vavilov

The judicial review of delegated legislation is a relatively obscure branch of administrative law. But it is of critical importance since most of the written law in Canada consists of this form of legislation.
This program contains 1.5 CPD hour in all Canadian provinces.