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Promoting diversity on the federal bench

  • October 30, 2020
  • Angela Ogang

The need to combat systemic racism in the courts and the importance of bringing more people of colour into the judiciary were among the topics discussed during a recent legal forum, which featured four trailblazing women from the legal community.

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Timing isn’t everything

  • October 29, 2020
  • Jennifer Taylor

Note: This article was originally published by The Lawyer's Daily (www.thelawyersdaily.ca), a division of LexisNexis Canada, on September 30, 2020.

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BC WLF Book Club hosts screenside chat

  • July 02, 2020
  • Grace Cleveland and Emma Abdjalieva

On May 14, 2020, over 100 participants came together via Zoom to discuss “The New Billable Hour” by Ritu Goswamy, in a conversation facilitated by Paula Price.

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The Persons Case then and now

  • November 25, 2019
  • Jennifer Taylor

NOTE: This article originally appeared on the CBA National Magazine website on October 18, 2019

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Eleanor Beaton outlines how women can fully realize their power at WLF Leadership Conference

  • November 20, 2019
  • Members of the CBA’s Women Lawyers Forum and others from across the country gathered in Halifax at the Leadership Conference for Professional Women on October 18-19. Conference participants heard a range of leaders, entrepreneurs, and members of the community share insight and advice on how to succeed in the face of challenges unique to women.

Bridget Morriscey

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Interview with Daphne Dumont

  • August 30, 2019
  • Veronica Singer

Daphne E. Dumont, C.M., Q.C, is this year’s recipient of the Cecilia I. Johnstone Award. The 2019 Award will be presented during the Cecilia Johnstone Award Luncheon on October 19, the second day of the Leadership Conference for Professional Women. Dumont was one of the first women lawyers in PEI. She was the first female president of the PEI CBA and President of the national CBA in 2000-01.

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BC WLF to Participate in Ovarian Cancer Walk

  • August 21, 2019
  • Rose Keith

The first Sunday of September each year the Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope happens in 35 communities across Canada. This is the largest event of its kind in Canada, and the only walk in Canada to direct all attention and fundraising towards helping women with ovarian cancer live fuller, better and longer lives.

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