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LSO to honour homelessness activist with doctor of laws at Convocation

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 @ 3:03 PM | By John Chunn


At the Feb. 25 Convocation, the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) announced that it will present a degree of doctor of laws, honoris causa (LLD) to nurse, educator, homelessness activist, filmmaker and author Cathy Crowe.

According to its press release, the LSO awards honorary doctorates each year to distinguished individuals in recognition of outstanding achievements in the legal profession, the rule of law or the cause of justice.

The release added that over the last three decades, Crowe has had an immense impact on homelessness and social justice in Canada. She has given a voice to the marginalized and vulnerable through the documentaries she has produced and the books she has authored.

Access to a live webcast will be available on Feb. 25 starting at 9 a.m. EST here.