Day: February 3, 2017

Lawyers Weekly

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lawyersweeklyBy Melanie Hodges Neufeld

The February 3rd edition of Lawyers Weekly digital edition is now available via the Members’ Section of the Law Society website. Articles in this issue include:

  • Fight over N.B. judicial residency could end up going to the SCC
  • Court okays electoral bids by prosecutors
  • Personal Injury: Protecting pedestrians
  • News: Radar tickets under the gun
  • Business & Careers: Take five for your eyes


CBA Mid-winter Meeting – Photo Gallery #3

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Pictures by Alan Kilpatrick

Session on Innovating Legal Regulation by Tim Brown, Executive Director of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, including panel of Brenda Hildebrandt, Q.C., Gerald Tegart, Q.C., Erin Kleisinger, Q.C., and Barbra Bailey.



Upcoming CPD Event – February

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The Law Society is offering several exciting CPD events this November. Please see our website for more information and to register:

Compliance Basics: An In-House Perspective (CPD-163)

This is a one hour webinar is being held on:
Tuesday 7th February, 2017 at 12pm – 1pm Sask. Time
This event qualifies for 1 CPD hour.

This webinar will cover the basics of Compliance from an in-house perspective. The speaker will cover the elements of an effective compliance program as well as an overview of key US and Canadian legislation pertaining to anti-corruption compliance and recent cases based on those laws.

David Krebs is Senior Counsel, Compliance at GE Healthcare, a provider of medical imaging, diagnostic and biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, headquartered in Pollards Wood, U.K. David is based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and is responsible for Compliance at the Life Sciences business unit of GE Healthcare globally. He was based in Uppsala, Sweden from 2011-2016.

For more information and to register click here: Compliance Basics – An In-House Perspective

Labour Law Roundtable: Implications of the SCC Judgement in Wilson vs. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (CPD-162)

This event is being held on:
Monday 27th February, 2017 at 4pm – 5:30pm at the Hotel Sask in Regina
This event qualifies for one 1.5 CPD hours.

The Law Society is excited to be offering a new CPD programming format defined by area of law. The inaugural event in this series will be dedicated to Labour Law and will be focused around the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Wilson vs. Atomic Energy. The discussion will be chaired to by two accomplished practitioners in this area and the aim is for a truly interactive, engaging and useful afternoon of conversation amongst peers.

Join us for this new and exciting opportunity!

For more information and to register click here: Labour Law Roundtable