Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community Section: Ally Award

NOMINATION FORM

The Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community Section (SOGIC) awards recognize excellence within the Canadian legal profession in advancing the cause of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and two-spirit (LGBTQ2+) people. The Ally award recognizes lawyers, professors, law students or retired judges who support the LGBTQ2+ communities.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents within Canada
  • Current members of the SOGIC executive are not eligible for the awards.
  • There are no posthumous awards.

CRITERIA 

Open to lawyers, professors, law students or retired judges who are not members of the LGBTQ2+ communities, who have advanced the cause of equality of the LGBTQ2+ communities through either a single important action or series of actions or through a career contribution. In the case of retired judges, open to those who during their career have demonstrated insight into and sensitivity toward the equality concerns of the LGBTQ2+ communities.

NOMINATION PROCEDURE

  • Nominations shall take the form of a letter stating reasons for the candidate's nomination.
  • The nominee's written consent and curriculum vitae shall be included with the nomination.
  • The full name, address, telephone, fax and email information of both the nominee and the nominator shall be included with the nomination.
  • Completed nominations must be submitted online and include all above noted documents.

DEADLINE:

May 15, 2022

I have advised this nominee that I have nominated them for this award *

Any Additional Documents *

Additional documents can be sent directly to: sogic@cba.org