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Pierre-Claude Lafond winner of 2016 Walter Owen Book Prize

  • August 10, 2016

The Foundation for Legal Research has awarded the 2016 Walter Owen Book Prize to Pierre-Claude Lafond, professor at Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Law, for his book, Droit de la protection du consommateur : théorie et pratique, published in 2015 by Éditions Yvon Blais.

Honour of the Crown theme of CBA Aboriginal Law Conference May 5-6, Ottawa Marriott Hotel

  • May 04, 2016

“The Honour of the Crown” is the theme of the Canadian Bar Association’s Aboriginal Law Conference taking place in Ottawa, May 5-6. Speakers at the event include author John Ralston Saul; Claudette Commanda of the First Nations Confederacy of Cultural Education Centres; Justice Harry Slade, chair of the Specific Claims Tribunal; Bob Rae of Othuis Kleer Townshend; and the Chief Justice of Canada, Beverley McLachlin.