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Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 19, 2017
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2017 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 16, 2017
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
The Canadian Dealmakers honour companies and individuals whose M&A transactions have significantly impacted their industry through innovation and growth; establishment of best practices; enhancement of customer needs and products; and creation of value
When: March 8, 2018
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Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 22, 2017
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The Ontario Bar Association, in partnership with the Roundtable of Diversity Associations, held the third-annual diversity conference with the theme "where we are and where we are heading," in Toronto on Nov. 27.
Sara Mainville, senior associate at Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP, moderated a panel entitled "What Reconciliation Means for the Legal Community," which featured two other indigenous lawyers, Nicole Richmond, director of justice at Chiefs of Ontario, and Valarie G. Waboose, assistant professor at University of Windsor Faculty of Law.
The panel touched upon the years of colonization and colonialism in North America, especially how the Indian Act was so harmful for indigenous peoples. They panelists stressed the importance of lawyers playing a role in reconciliation because it's not just up to the legal system or government to do so.