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Linda K. Roberston's Blog

  • January 05, 2015

Women Lawyers Forum Co-Chair, Linda K. Robertson, has a featured blog on slaw.ca, a Canadian online legal magazine.

Statement on sexual harassment and assault

  • December 25, 2014

In response to media reports of sexual misconduct in two Canadian institutions this fall, members present at the in-person meeting drafted a statement expressing the Women Lawyers Forum’s concern over the issue of sexual harassment and assault, and…

Message from the Chair

  • December 25, 2014

The law can be an isolating experience, writes Women Lawyers Forum co-Chair Linda Robertson, who takes the opportunity in this issue’s Message from the Chair to write about the value she finds in women’s groups, particularly the WLF.

The Canadian Bar Association announces the newest Legal Aid Leader Award winner: Shalini Konanur

  • November 25, 2014

Shalini Konanur has made a major contribution to legal aid services. For the last six years she has been executive director of the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario. She has provided a wide range of legal services to the community of South Asians – including assistance with immigration, income maintenance, employment, human rights, workplace safety and family law.

CBA comments on Extractive Sector Transp

  • November 21, 2014

In November 2014, CBA responded to measures in Bill C-43 - Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 enacting the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act.