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Law Society presents honorary LLD to Street Nurse Cathy Crowe

February 23, 2021

TORONTO, ON — At the February 25 Convocation meeting the Law Society of Ontario will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to nurse, educator, homelessness activist, filmmaker and author Cathy Crowe.

The Law Society awards honorary doctorates each year to distinguished individuals in recognition of outstanding achievements in the legal profession, the rule of law or the cause of justice.

Over the last three decades, Ms. Crowe has had an immense impact on homelessness and social justice in Canada. She has given a voice to the marginalized and vulnerable through the documentaries she has produced and the books she has authored.

Read the Gazette article about Ms. Crowe

Virtual Event Details
Date: February 25, 2021
Time: Convocation begins at 9 a.m.
Presentation at approximately: 9 a.m., followed by remarks by Ms. Crowe.

Access to the live webcast will be available on the morning of on

The webcast will be available on-demand at the same link, approximately a week later.

Media representatives, please confirm your attendance in advance with the media contact below.

The Law Society regulates lawyers and paralegals in Ontario in the public interest. The Law Society has a mandate to protect the public interest, to maintain and advance the cause of justice and the rule of law, to facilitate access to justice for the people of Ontario and act in a timely, open and efficient manner.


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