Blog 2020

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.

Live Webinar | Six Months of Vavilov: Where Are We Now?

On January 30, 2020, CIAJ held a first webinar addressing specific questions such as essential elements, benefits and potential impact of the Bell-NFL-Vavilov trilogy of administrative law appeals. Today, we are asking: Where are we now? 
This program contains 1 CPD hour in all Canadian provinces.

Special Webcast | Will COVID-19 Be the Catalyst We Were Waiting for to Modernize the Courts?

Our distinguished guests, the Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Richard Wagner and Professor Susskind, will debate whether technology can transform the legal system and offer better access to justice.
Participation in this program is accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory

Live Webinar | Administrative Tribunals and COVID-19: Challenges, Solutions and Takeaways

In the wake of COVID-19, procedures are changing throughout the legal system, and those of administrative tribunals are no exception. What specific challenges have administrative tribunals encountered as they attempt to manage their files and adjudicate hearings?
This program contains 1 CPD hour in all Canadian provinces.

Live Webinar | Building Mental Health into Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs

When events happen that affect our lives and the way we do work, there can be an impact on the mental health of workers. Organizations that build mental health into their emergency management and business continuity programs will be able to respond to such events.
This program contains 1CPD hour in all Canadian provinces.