Upcoming Access to Justice Week Events

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By Melanie Hodges Neufeld


As we reported yesterday, the inaugural Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week is October 18-25, 2016. Several events have been planned, including a talk by The Honourable Mr. Justice Cromwell, recently retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Here is a brief snapshot of the upcoming events. More details will follow throughout the week. Please see the Access to Justice Week webpage for more information.

  • Tuesday, October 18: A Spotlight on Saskatchewan Access to Justice Initiatives – Launch of Awareness Campaign
  • Wednesday, October 19: A Spotlight on Creating Your Career in the 21st Century: A Panel on Emerging Career Opportunities and New Ways to Practice Law
  • Thursday, October 20: A Spotlight on Access to Justice Champions: A Volunteer Appreciation Event
  • Friday, October 21: A Spotlight on Legal Information for Newcomers: Launch of PLEA’s Newcomer Website and Initiative
  • Monday, October 24: A Spotlight on Engaging the Public in Imagining Access to Justice Solutions: Launch of Architects of Justice Program
  • Tuesday, October 25: A Spotlight on the Future of Access to Justice: “Movement on Access to Justice or An Access to Justice Movement? Where Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters Goes from Here”, featuring The Honourable Mr. Justice Cromwell

Thank you to the following organizations for contributing to the Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week:

  • College of Law, University of Saskatchewan
  • Ministry of Justice, Government of Saskatchewan
  • Saskatchewan Court of Appeal
  • Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench
  • Saskatchewan Provincial Court
  • Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Canadian Bar Association – Saskatchewan Branch
  • Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan (PLEA)
  • Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan
  • Pro Bono Students Canada – Saskatchewan Chapter
  • CLASSIC (Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon’s Inner-City Inc.)
  • Other Members of Saskatchewan Legal Community and General Public

Share your access to justice ideas, works, announcements, photos, and reports on Twitter using the hashtag #SKA2J2016!

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