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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The power of law

  • June 11, 2019
  • Jennifer Taylor

A story about free tampons can say a lot about what a legal system values.

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PEI Women Lawyers gather on International Women’s Day

  • May 08, 2019
  • Emily MacDonald

On March 8, International Women’s Day, fifty women lawyers and judges gathered in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for the 9th annual PEI Women Lawyers Forum luncheon and professional development day.

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Sing on!

  • May 03, 2019
  • Naomi Schmold

This is an excerpt from Truth Be Told, An Anthology of Inspirational Stories by Women in the Law, published by the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (ACTLA).

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One size does not fit all: Court gowning directives across Canada

  • April 10, 2019
  • Carly Romanov

Robes have been ubiquitous with lawyers dating back to the Middle Ages and have been viewed as a grand tradition of the legal profession. Robes can be controversial at times, with some questioning their relevance in the 21st century legal profession.

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ABA meetings - a valuable journey

  • April 05, 2019
  • Kathryn Sainty, Q.C.

For the past several years, the Women Lawyers Forum has been fortunate to send a representative to two meetings of the ABA – the midyear meeting and the annual meeting. This year the midyear meeting took place in Las Vegas in January.

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Own your inner RBG

  • March 13, 2019
  • Jennifer Taylor

NOTE: This article originally appeared on The Lawyer’s Daily website published by LexisNexis Canada Inc. on January 29, 2019, with the title “What we can learn from On the Basis of Sex”

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CBA-NT – Women Lawyers gone wild

  • January 16, 2019
  • Karin Taylor

Eleven women lawyers dropped in the middle of the remote northern wilderness. It sounds like it could be a terrible movie plot. But in fact, it was the setting for the CBA-NT Inaugural Women Lawyer’s Forum Retreat. We had left our usual responsibilities behind, and committed to a weekend of connection, discussion, learning, and lots of laughs too.

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Creating a values-based law firm

  • December 05, 2018
  • Gabrielle Battiste

Values are the building blocks of society and should form the foundation for every action of every individual and organization. Do you know your values as a firm? Have you defined them so that all staff knows what they mean to the firm and how to represent the firm using those values? Are your policies and practices reflective of those values?

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