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Diversity Links

|Written By Gail J. Cohen

Below are links to organizations and studies that deal with the issue of diversity and inclusion. It is by no means exhaustive and if readers have links you think would be useful to include, please send them to gcohen@clbmedia.ca and we will add them to the list.


Organizations

Law Society of Upper Canada equity initiatives

http://rc.lsuc.on.ca/jsp/equity/index.jsp

Hellenic Canadian Lawyers Association

http://www.hcla.ca/

The Indigenous Bar Association

www.indigenousbar.ca/

South Asian Bar Association of Toronto

www.sabatoronto.com/

Canadian Association of Black Lawyers

www.cabl.ca

Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association

http://muslimlaw.ca

Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers

www.facl.ca/index.html

Ontario Bar Association - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity section

http://www.oba.org/En/sog_en/sog_main/intro_en.aspx

Studies

These are all Canadian-based and either focus entirely on or include the legal profession. Studies that look primarily at the role of women in the profession are not included.

Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall Jr. prosecution

From the Nova Scotia Government – 1989

http://www.gov.ns.ca/just/marshall_inquiry/_docs/Royal%20Commission%20on%20the%20Donald%20Marshall%20Jr%20Prosecution_findings.pdf

Law Society of Upper Canada

Bicentennial Report and Recommendations on Equity Issues in the Legal Profession –1997

http://rc.lsuc.on.ca/pdf/equity/bicentennial.pdf

Bicentennial Implementation Status Report and Strategy – 2004

http://rc.lsuc.on.ca/pdf/equity/bicentennialImplementationReport.pdf

Diversity and Change: The Contemporary Legal Profession in Ontario – by Fiona Kay –2004

http://rc.lsuc.on.ca/pdf/equity/diversityChange.pdf

The Changing Face of the Ontario Legal Profession 1971-2001 – by Michael Ornstein –2004

http://rc.lsuc.on.ca/pdf/equity/ornsteinReport.pdf

Students and Lawyers with Disabilities -Increasing Access to the Legal Profession Report of the Disability Working Group - 2005

http://rc.lsuc.on.ca/pdf/equity/studentsandlawyerswithdisabilitiesreport.pdf

Articling Consultation –2007

http://rc.lsuc.on.ca/pdf/equity/articlingConsultation.pdf

Career Choices Study –2008

http://rc.lsuc.on.ca/pdf/equity/careerChoicesReportFINDINGS.ppt

Aboriginal Bar Consultation–2009

http://rc.lsuc.on.ca/pdf/equity/aboriginalBarConsultation.pdf

Equity and Aboriginal Issues Committee report to Convocation on the collection of demographic statistics  - May 2009

http://www.lsuc.on.ca/media/convmay09_eaic.pdf

Canadian Bar Association

Equity and Diversity Guide and Resource Manual - 2007

http://www.cba.org/CBA/Equity/pdf/Equity_and_Diversity_Guide_Eng.pdf

It’s about respect video series

http://www.cba.org/CBA/Equity/main/ (bottom of grey box)

Racial Equality in the Canadian Legal Profession - 1999

http://www.cba.org/CBA/Equity/pdf/RacialEquality.pdf

Catalyst

Career Advancement in Corporate Canada: A Focus on Visible Minorities ~ Survey Findings – 2007

http://www.catalyst.org/publication/51/career-advancement-in-corporate-canada-a-focus-on-visible-minorities-survey-findings

Career Advancement in Corporate Canada: A Focus on Visible Minorities ~ Critical Relationships -2007

http://www.catalyst.org/publication/50/career-advancement-in-corporate-canada-a-focus-on-visible-minorities-critical-relationships

Career Advancement in Corporate Canada: A Focus on Visible Minorities ~ Workplace Fit and Stereotyping – 2008

http://www.catalyst.org/publication/266/career-advancement-in-corporate-canada-a-focus-on-visible-minorities-workplace-fit-and-stereotyping

Career Advancement in Corporate Canada: A Focus on Visible Minorities ~ Diversity & Inclusion Practices – 2009

http://www.catalyst.org/publication/291/career-advancement-in-corporate-canada-a-focus-on-visible-minorities-diversity-inclusion-practices

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