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2007 Recipients of OCLA Conference Bursary Announced

Posted by irwinlaw on March 20, 2007 in awards.

Irwin Law is pleased to announce that Anne Sutherland from the Renfrew County Law Association and Ronn Cheney from the Grey County Law Association have been awarded the 2007 OCLA Conference Assistance Bursary. This bursary, which is co-sponsored by Irwin Law and the Ontario Courthouse Librarians' Association (OCLA), enables members of the OCLA to attend the Canadian Association of Law Libraries conference. Many members work in small libraries and do not have budgets that can cover the cost of any continuing education opportunities.

2006 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Winner Announced

Posted by irwinlaw on June 12, 2006 in awards and canadian class action review.

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are very pleased to announce that this year's winner of the Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is Chris Dafoe.

Chris Dafoe, a graduate of the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, is currently clerking at the B.C. Supreme Court. His paper, "A Path Through The Class Action Chaos: Selecting the Most Appropriate Jurisdiction with a National Class Action Panel" will appear in Volume 3, Issue 2, of the Canadian Class Action Review. Mr. Dafoe will also receive a prize of $10,000.

Recipient of the 2006 OCLA Conference Bursary Announced

Posted by irwinlaw on April 4, 2006 in awards.

Irwin Law is pleased to announce that Judith Giordano from the Brant County Law Association has been awarded the 2006 OCLA Conference Assistance Bursary. This bursary, which is co-sponsored by Irwin Law and the Ontario Courthouse Librarians' Association (OCLA), enables a member of the OCLA to attend the Canadian Association of Law Libraries conference. Many members work in small libraries and do not have budgets that can cover the cost of any continuing education opportunities. The 44th annual CALL conference will be held in Edmonton from May 6 to May 10, 2006.

Law Society Presents Honorary Doctorate to Women’s Advocate, Law Professor Elizabeth Sheehy

Posted by irwinlaw on July 14, 2005 in authors and awards.

Ottawa (July 13, 2005)-- Women accounted for 66 per cent of lawyers called to the Ontario bar today by the Law Society of Upper Canada, at a ceremony in which an honorary doctorate was presented to well-known women’s advocate Professor Elizabeth Sheehy, of the University of Ottawa.

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