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2020 | Free Webinar Series on “Indigenous Peoples and the Law”

Program

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 on November 17-19, 2021. The webinars aim to enrich the participants’ knowledge of the subjects that will be component parts of the larger issues examined at the conference, providing attendees with in-depth knowledge so as to enrich the discussions that will take place.

60 to 90-minute webinars
Participation in this program is accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory.

List of webinars (scroll down to access the videos)

  • 1st Webinar: Overview of the Progress of the Calls to Action (October 14, 2020)
    (In English, with simultaneous interpretation)
    Speaker:  Senator Murray Sinclair 
    Moderator: The Honourable Justice Michelle O’Bonsawin, Superior Court of Justice (Ontario) 
  • 2nd Webinar: The Next Stages of Indigenous Governance in Quebec (October 21, 2020)
    (In French, with simultaneous interpretation)
    Speakers: Chief Ghislain Picard, Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (Innu from the community of Pessamit), Ken Rock, Executive Director, Uashat mak Mani-utenam Economic Development Corporation
    Moderator: Michèle Moreau, Lawyer
  • 3rd Webinar: Looking at British Columbia’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (November 4, 2020)
    (In English, with simultaneous interpretation)
    Moderator: Professor Bradford Morse, Faculty of Law, Thompson Rivers University  
  • 4th Webinar: Discussing the Promises and Problems with the Act respecting First Nations, Métis and Inuit Children, Youth and Families (January 20, 2021)
    (In English, with simultaneous interpretation)
    Speakers:  Jennifer Cox, Barrister & Solicitor and Project Lead, Enhanced Child Family Initiative (Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn); Naiomi Metallic, Chancellor’s Chair in Aboriginal Law and Policy and Assistant Professor, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University 
  • 5th Webinar: Investigating the Indigenous Languages Act (February 17, 2021)
    (In English, with simultaneous interpretation)
    Speakers: Chief Ronald E. Ignace (Stsmél̓qen), Skeetchestn Band, Adjunct Professor, Anthropology, Simon Fraser University (Secwepemc (Shuswap) Nation); Professor Mariane Ignace, departments of Linguistics and Indigenous Studies, Simon Fraser University; Director, SFU’s Indigenous Languages Program and First Nations Language Centre; Professor Sarah Morales, Sarah Morales, Associate Professor, Faculty of law, University of Victoria (Coast Salish, Cowichan)
    Moderator: The Honourable Justice W. James W. O’Reilly, Federal Court; President, CIAJ
  • 6th Webinar: Court Changes after the COVID-19 Pandemic and Indigenous Cultural Relevancy (March 10, 2021)
    (In English, with simultaneous interpretation)
    Moderator: Scott Robertson, Senior Associate, Nahwegahbow Corbiere Genoodmagejig Barrister & Solicitors (Six Nations of the Grand River, Hodinöhsö:ni’);
    Speakers: Judge Brent Hoy, Provincial Court, British Columbia; Jennifer Carmicheal, Crown Counsel at Ministry of Children and Family Development and Mark Gervin, Gervin Law

2020 | Legislative Drafting Conference 20th Anniversary (Online): Making Laws in a Post-Modern World: Are You Ready?

Program

Date

Online program in 4 parts of 3 hours each, on September 10-18-24 and October 1, 2020.

Program accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory. 

***Some technical problems occurred during the live broadcasts. The video prices have been revised accordingly***

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  • Part 1, September 10, 2020 (2:32:56): Post-Modern Law (Jump to 00:18:50 for the beginning of the Conference)
    - From 00:18:50: Keynote Address: Machine-Made Law –The Next Step in AI? 
    With Professor Gillian Hadfield
    - Law as Code: Drafting Laws to Facilitate the Automated Delivery of Law
    With Jason Morris, Scott McNaughton, Marek Bilinski (Technical issues, incomplete session), Jennifer Dufresne and Charles Duperreault

  • Part 2a, September 18, 2020 (2:14:01): Legislative Drafting 
    - Gender Inclusivity in Legal Discourse
    With Louise Langevin, Kyle Kirkup (In French Only)
    Part 2b, September 18, 2020 (00:38:32)
    - Gender Inclusivity in Legal Discourse

    With Peter Birt (Original presentation in English)

  • Part 3, September 24, 2020 (1:48:51): Legislative Interpretation
    - From 00:10:27: Legislative Interpretation: Interpretative Presumptions / Deeming Provisions / Transitional Provisions
    With France Allard and Sylvie Parent

  • Part 4, October 1, 2020 (2:40:07): Regulatory Matters
    - Post-Modern Regulation: Keeping up With a Changing World
    With Patricia Pledge and Claude Lesage
    - Regulation-Making Powers: Balancing Parliamentary Sovereignty Regulatory Flexibility and Judicial Review
    With Lorne Neudorf, Lerissa Thaver and Ajay Ramkumar

Related PowerPoint presentations and papers are available in the library under "documentation."

2020 | Ageism and Neglect During the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Can We Do Better?

Program

Date
Webcast on June 23, 2020

60-minute webinar
Participation in this program is accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory.

Overview

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? Which safeguards should have been in place to prevent such a failing, and what can we do to protect our seniors in the future? In what ways should Canadian law adapt to better shield seniors and vulnerable people from becoming casualties amidst health and legal crises?

Speakers

Moderator

  • Maria Aylward, Lawyer, Manager, Project and Business Development, CIAJ

Overview

2020 | National Roundtable on Administrative Law: Towards a Unified Theory of Administrative Law?

Program

Date

May 29,  2020

Program accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory. 

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  • Welcome Remarks (00:04:33)
    Co-Chairs: • Mr. Michael Gottheil, Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission • Mr. Athanasios Hadjis, Senior Legal Counsel, Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada • The Honourable Justice W. James O’Reilly, Federal Court; President, CIAJ
  • Introduction (00:12:18): Towards a Unified Theory of Administrative Law?
    With Lauren J. Wihak, Lawyer, McDougall Gauley LLP Barristers + Solicitors

  • Panel 1 (00:58:14): The Vavilov Framework
    With Professor Paul Daly, Chair in Administrative Law and Governance, University of Ottawa
  • Panel 2 (00:42:07): What Is the Role of Tribunals ***Note: image quality is low
    With Mr. Geoff Plant, Q.C. (former Attorney General of British Columbia responsible for the introduction of the Administrative Tribunals Act in BC)
  • Panel 3 (01:02:08): Time Is on My Side—but Should it Be?
    With Ms. Shannon Salter, Chair, Civil Resolution Tribunal; Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
  • Panel 4 (01:16:30): Long (Or Short) Arm of the Law
    With Ms. Alyssa Tomkins, Partner, Caza Saikaly, Ottawa • Professor Nicolas Lambert, Faculty of Law, Université de Moncton • The Honourable Justice Lorne Sossin, Superior Court of Justice (Ontario)
  • Panel 5 and Closing Remarks (01:11:04): Towards a Unified Theory of Administrative Law. Is It Possible? Is It Desirable?
    With The Honourable Justice Yves-Marie Morissette, Court of Appeal of Quebec (TBC) • Mr. Michael Gottheil, Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission • Mr. Peter Engelmann, Goldblatt Partners, LLP

Related PowerPoint presentations and papers are available in the library under "documentation."

2020 | Special Webcast: Will COVID-19 Be the Catalyst We Were Waiting for to Modernize the Courts?

Program Episode 1

Date
Webcast on May 20, 2020

90-minute special webcast with simultaneous interpretation
Participation in this program is accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory.
Specific accreditation: 1 hour and 30 minutes of Professionalism content (Ontario)

Overview

In his latest book, Online Courts and the Future of Justice, Professor Richard Susskind, one of the world’s most-cited authors on the future of legal services, writes about how online courts are destined to transform litigation. Our distinguished guests will debate whether technology can transform the legal system and offer better access to justice.

Speakers

Moderator: The Honourable Justice James W. O’Reilly, Federal Court; President, CIAJ

2020 | Webinar series on “What to Do When Crisis Strikes”

Program Episode 1 Program Episode 2 Program Episode 3 Program Episode 4 Program Episode 5

Date

March, April and May 2020

List of webinars (scroll down to access the videos)

  • Episode 1, March 25, 2020: Becoming the Boss of Your Mental Health: Self-Management Practices for Anxiety in the Workplace (1.25 hour CPD)
    With Ms. Nadia Hammouda, English Community Lead, Revivre *** This episode is for CIAJ Members only.
  • Episode 2, April 1, 2020: Mindfulness and Meditation Practices in Times of Crisis (0.75 hour CPD)
    With Ms. Heather Cross, Lawyer, Here + Now
  • Episode 3, April 8, 2020: Stuck at Home: Tips and Tricks for Surviving (And Thriving) During a Crisis (1 hour CPD)
    With Valérie Gobeil, Lawyer, Head of Development, GSoft and Tamara Mosher-Kuczer, Lawyer, Capelle Kane
  • Episode 4, April 22, 2020: Building Mental Health into Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs (1 hour CPD)
    With Liz Horvath, B.A.Sc., CRSP, Manager, Workplace Mental Health, Opening Minds, Mental Health Commission of Canada
  • Episode 5, May 6, 2020: Administrative Tribunals and COVID-19: Challenges, Solutions and Takeaways (1 hour CPD)
    With Jennifer Khurana, Vice-Chairperson, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, and David A. Wright, Chair, Law Society Tribunal, Ontario

 

2020 | Webinar Series on Administrative Law

Program Episode 1 Program Episode 2

Date
The first episode of this series was webcast on January 30, 2020

List of webinars (scroll down to access the videos)

  • Episode 1: January 30, 2020: New Standard of Review: The Essentials (1 hour CPD)
    With The Honourable Justice David W. Stratas, Federal Court of Appeal (Speaker) and Dr. Gerald Heckman, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba (Moderator)
    This webinar is made possible thanks to the technical support of the Federal Court of Appeal.
  • Episode 2: May 25, 2020: Six Months of Vavilov, Where Are We Now? (1 hour CPD)
    With Professor Paul Daly, Chair in Administrative Law and Governance, University of Ottawa

2020 | Webinar Series on Legislative Drafting

Program Episode 1 Program Episode 2

Date
The first episode of this series was webcast on February 19, 2020

List of webinars (scroll down to access the videos)

  • Episode 1, February 19, 2020: Vavilov: Impact on Legislative Drafting (75 minutes CPD)
    With Professor Paul Daly, Chair in Administrative Law and Governance, University of Ottawa. Moderator: Professor John Mark Keyes, University of Ottawa

  • Episode 2, June 17, 2020: Judicial Review of Delegated Legislation: The Long and Winding Road to Vavilov (90 minutes CPD)
    With Professor John Mark Keyes, Faculty of Law – Common Law Section, University of Ottawa. Moderator: Professor Mistrale Goudreau, Civil Law Section University of Ottawa

2019 | Webinars on AI: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Social Media on Legal Institutions

Program

Date

October 16-18,  2019

Program accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory. / Formation dont l’admissibilité a été confirmée par le Barreau du Québec aux fins de la formation continue obligatoire.

List of webinars and language (scroll down to access the videos)

  • Panel 1 (1:22:10): The Risks and Rewards of Emerging Technologies
    With Derek Ruths (in English), Jennifer Stairs (in English) and Lorne Sossin (in English)
  • Panel 2 (1:11:34): The Influence of Social Media on the Work of Decision-Makers
    With Pierre Trudel (in French), Peter D. Lauwers (in English) and Frances Kiteley (in English)
  • Panel 3 (1:16:14): How Will Technology Alter the Truth-Seeking Process and Its Legitimacy?
    With Mark J. Sandler (in English), Sophie Bourque (in French) and Yves Boisvert (in French)
  • Panel 4 (1:-09:58): Value Extraction from Data Collection: Will We Be Needing Lawyers in the Digital Era?
    With Alain Lavoie (in French), Eric Lavallée (in French) and Benjamin Alarie (in English)
  • Panel 5 (1:28:05): Protection in the Internet Era: Privacy, Defamation and Online Reputation
    With Pierre-Luc Déziel (in French), Sue Gratton (in English) and Frédéric Letendre (in French)
  • Panel 8 (1:31:18): Student Panel: Vulnerability and Control: Deepfakes, Image-Based Abuse and Online Harm
    With Yuan Stevens (in English), Nareg Froundijian (in English) and Suzie Dunn (in English), after Xavier Dionne's opening presentation in French)
  • Panel 9 (1:29:18): Increasing Sources of Information and Integrity of the Law
    With Laurence Bich-Carrière (in French) and Nicolas Vermeys (in French)
  • Panel 10 (1:24:43): Do Modern Communication Techniques and Public Opinion Affect Judicial Decision-Making?
    With Charles Moumouni (in English), Lucie Rondeau in French) and Michele H. Hollins (in English)

Related PowerPoint presentations and papers are available in the library under "documentation."

Note: Panels 6 and 7 are not available.