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Friday, November 29, 2019 @ 1:46 PM

Saskatchewan student wins inaugural Indigenous law scholarship

Calvin Bricker, a Métis student at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law, was recently announced as the inaugural winner of the Brian A. Crane/Gowling WLG Indigenous Law Student Scholarship. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 28, 2019 @ 11:42 AM

Stikeman relocates New York City office

Stikeman Elliott has relocated its New York City office. According to the firm’s press release, Stikeman Elliott was the first Canadian law firm to open an office in the city, in 1982. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 28, 2019 @ 11:40 AM

Ontario commits to $20M in annual funding to fight human trafficking

The government of Ontario announced on Nov. 28 that it is developing a new strategy to combat human trafficking that will be co-led by Sylvia Jones, solicitor general and Jill Dunlop, associate minister of Children and Women's Issues. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 1:56 PM

Alberta adds eight Crown articling students in bid to boost access to justice in rural areas

The government of Alberta announced that it is doubling the number of Crown articling students, ensuring homegrown talent stays in Alberta. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 1:54 PM

Legal Marketing Association announces 2019 Your Honour Awards winners

The Legal Marketing Association Eastern Canada division (LMAEC) celebrated its 2019 Your Honour Awards Nov. 21 in Toronto. The awards recognize the best of the best in terms of legal marketing initiatives. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 1:27 PM

Two new associates for McLennan Ross

McLennan Ross LLP announced that Michelle Fong and Andrew Singh have joined the western Canadian firm as members of its corporate commercial securities team. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 @ 9:11 AM

Two new partners join Blakes

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) announced that two new partners have joined the firm. ... [read more]

Monday, November 25, 2019 @ 12:36 PM

Quebec firm BGO-Legal merges with Dunton Rainville

Quebec commercial boutique law firm BGO-Legal announced that it has merged with Quebec law firm Dunton Rainville.  ... [read more]

Monday, November 25, 2019 @ 12:32 PM

Anonymous person donates $1 million to support uOttawa Indigenous law students

Indigenous learners in the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law (Common Law Section) will have access to $1 million in scholarships, bursaries and emergency funding thanks to the support of an anonymous donor. ... [read more]

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 3:01 PM

The Friday Brief: Managing Editor’s must-read items from this week Friday Brief

Here are my picks for the top stories we published this week. ... [read more]