From the Saskatchewan Access to Justice Working Group
Announcing the Second Annual Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week, October 16 to 21. Check out the schedule and follow registration instructions for events here: law.usask.ca/SKA2J17.php.
Mon. Oct. 16 – Town Hall: The Future of Legal Services Provision in Saskatchewan (Saskatoon); and “Spin for Access to Justice” Fundraiser (registration required).
Tues. Oct. 17 – Town Hall: The Future of Legal Services Provision in Saskatchewan (Regina); and A Spotlight on Access to Justice Champions: A Volunteer Appreciation Event.
Wed. Oct. 18 – Lecture on Expanding Engagement: Creating Connections Between Delivery of Justice and Health Services with Michele Leering (registration required – 1 CPD hour for lawyers).
Thurs. Oct. 19 – Free Legal Resource Fair; McKercher Lecture Series: How can your library help you access legal information? with Janet Freeman (1 CPD hour for lawyers); and Walk-in Family Law Information Clinic.
Fri. Oct. 20 – Law Student Small Urban and Rural Law Firm Trip (registration required).
Fri. Oct. 20 & Sat. Oct. 21 – Saskatchewan Access to Legal Information (SALI) Conference: The Role of Legal Information Providers and Public Libraries in Promoting Access to Justice
(registration required for online livestream option); and SALI Conference Keynote Public Lecture Legal Information, Legal Advice, and Access to Justice – The Distinction as it is Understood in the United States with John Greacen (1 CPD hour for lawyers).
CREATE Justice referenced by John Sims, recently named a Member of the Order of Canada for his leadership and commitment to access to justice: http://bit.ly/2xZhKlI.
In case you missed it, Access to Justice BC develops Access to Justice Measurements Framework: http://bit.ly/2fVwY6Q.
TAG launches podcast exploring access to justice in Ontario: http://bit.ly/2wAir3t.