Training programs

Upcoming programs

June 2017

Judgment Writing Seminar

Location: Montreal, QC
Canadian Judicial Council Resolution Reference Number: 28 This seminar is designed to assist judges in improving their judgment-writing skills. The program includes lectures, discussions, and workshops that stress the nature of good prose, point-first writing and the special requirements and special challenges of judicial writing. Since the art of writing is a skill that, like all skills, can be improved only through practice, much of the instruction will center on written exercises and judgments...

October 2017

2017 Annual Conference — The Charter Challenge Conundrum: The Clash of Rights and Values and the Canadian Cultural Mosaic

Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1255 Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, QC, H5B 1E5
This program is offered by an accredited provider of professionalism content and is eligible for up to 14.25 hours of substantive hours. Canadian Judicial Council Resolution Reference Number: 29 It is commonplace to speak of Canada as a multi-cultural or multi-ethnic society and these characteristics must figure in any consideration of diversity in the administration of justice.

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

Location: Vancouver, BC
Canadian Judicial Council Resolution Reference Number: 13 This program, offered jointly by the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice and the National Judicial Institute, 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.

November 2017

Dialogues on Judging: Challenges and Rewards of a Long-Serving Career
– Joint program with the NJI

Location: Toronto, ON
Canadian Judicial Council Resolution Reference Number: 68 Dialogues on Judging is a unique program designed specifically for long-serving judges. Through lectures, discussions, and interactive activities, this program will allow judges to engage with, share, and learn from colleagues who are at a similar stage of their judicial career.

April 2018

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

Location: Gatineau, QC
Canadian Judicial Council Resolution Reference Number: 13 This program, offered jointly by the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice and the National Judicial Institute, is designed so that new judges may participate in sessions that are most relevant to them topically.

Style & Context: Mastering the Skill of Judgment Writing
– Joint program with the NJI

Location: Toronto, ON
Canadian Judicial Council Resolution Reference Number: 74 This program is designed for judges who wish to enhance their understanding of the principles of effective judgment writing and their ability to put them into practice.

June 2018

Advanced Judicial Seminar on Administrative Law - Judges only!

Location: Ottawa,ON
More details will follow.

National Roundtable on Administrative Law

Location: Ottawa, ON
More details will follow.

Decision Writing Seminar
– Joint program with CCAT

Location: Ottawa, ON
More details will follow.

2018 Judgment Writing Seminar

Location: Montreal, QC
More details will follow.

September 2018

2018 Legislative Drafting Conference

Location: Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON
This program contains 6 Professionalism Hours (LSUC) and is eligible for up to 6 Substantive Hours. Participation at this conference is accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory.

October 2018

2018 Annual Conference: Justice and Mental Health

Location: The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4
More details will follow.

January 2019

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