Writing Reasons in Sexual Assault Cases

Date: November 25, 2022 / 00:00 am
Location: Online

In the coming months, some brand-new programs welcoming stellar speakers will be added to the recurring ones designed for judges, among which “Writing Reasons in Sexual Assault Cases” to be held online on November 25, 2022. This program is open to all judges:


  • The Honourable Justice Sheilah Martin, Supreme Court of Canada
  • Professor Janine Benedet, Peter A. Allard Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia

Note: More speakers to be announced

Planning Committee

  • The Honourable Justice Susanne Boucher, Superior Court of Justice (Ontario)
  • The Honourable Justice Breese Davies, Superior Court of Justice (Ontario)
  • The Honourable Justice James W. O’Reilly, Federal Court, CIAJ’s Past President
  • The Honourable Justice P. Colleen Suche, Court of Queen’s Bench of Manitoba, CIAJ’s President
  • The Honourable Judge Lori Renée Weitzman, Court of Québec

More details to come. Stay tuned!


Please contact the Project Manager of Judicial Programs, Vicki Gondek
Tel.: 514-731-2855, extension 6
Email: vicki.gondek@ciaj-icaj.ca

Cancellation Policy:

  • 30 days or more before the event: Administration fees of $40
  • 7 days or more before the event: 50% of registration fees
  • Less than 7 days before the event: No refund

At any time, a participant may be replaced by another person without charge

COVID-19 Requirements

To protect everyone’s health, the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice requires participants, CIAJ staff, faculty members and speakers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they benefit from a recognized medical exemption. Masks are required to be worn at all times, except when eating and drinking. This requirement is in addition to any restrictions or vaccination requirements that may be in force in the jurisdiction or at the venue where the event is being held.