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Latest News: 2015

Treasurer’s statement on Court’s dismissal of TWU’s application for judicial review

July 02, 2015

The Divisional Court dismissed the application of Trinity Western University (TWU) for a judicial review of the Law Society’s decision to deny accreditation of TWU’s proposed law school.

Jean Teillet honorary Doctor of Laws

June 26, 2015

Jean Teillet, IPC, a member of the Métis Nation and the great-grandniece of Louis Riel, was conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) by The Law Society of Upper Canada this morning at Roy Thomson Hall.

Honorary LLD for ICC Deputy Prosecutor James Stewart

June 26, 2015

In the final Call to the Bar ceremony this month, James K. Stewart, Deputy Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, was awarded an honorary LLD from The Law Society of Upper Canada at Roy Thomson Hall.

Treasurer acclaimed; creates task forces to focus on key issues

June 25, 2015

Janet E. Minor was acclaimed on June 25 as Treasurer of The Law Society of Upper Canada for a second term. Over the next 12 months, she plans to focus on key initiatives that further enhance the organization’s regulation of lawyers and paralegals in the public interest.

Sheila Block given honorary Doctor of Laws

June 24, 2015

The degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa (LLD) was conferred upon Sheila Block at today’s Call to the Bar ceremony at Roy Thomson Hall.

Honorary LLD for Julian Porter, QC

June 23, 2015

An honorary Doctor of Laws degrees (LLD) was conferred upon Julian Porter, QC, today by The Law Society of Upper Canada. A defender of Canada’s leading writers, publishers and magazines, Porter received the honour at the Call to the Bar ceremony at Roy Thomson Hall.

Law Society honours Canada’s longest-serving Speaker

June 22, 2015

The Law Society of Upper Canada today presented a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to The Honourable Peter A. S. Milliken, PC, OC, at its Call to the Bar ceremony at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

Paralegal Update: June 2015

June 22, 2015

Michelle Haigh elected chair of the Paralegal Standing Committee; Law Society webcasting Convocation; submission for government consultation on AMPs approved; and more.

Prominent London lawyer awarded honorary LLD

June 18, 2015

The Law Society of Upper Canada today conferred a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), upon prominent London lawyer Janet E. Stewart, QC, OOnt., at its Call to the Bar ceremony.

Public statement on Truth and Reconciliation Commission executive summary

June 03, 2015

The Law Society of Upper Canada recognizes the profound importance of the work conducted by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada over the past six years, as Justice Murray Sinclair, Chief Wilton Littlechild and Dr. Marie Wilson traveled the country to hear testimony from thousands of residential school survivors.

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