CREATE Justice Bulletin – November 2018

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The Third Annual Saskatchewan Access to Justice Week was held October 20 to 26. Thank you to the week’s contributors and participants. View highlights and announcements from the week below.

Justice and health stakeholders gather for Medical-Legal Partnerships Conference (October 17, a pre-week event).

College of Law Small Urban and Rural Committee organizes Rural Firm Tour (October 19, a pre-week event).

Run for Justice Fundraiser held in support of CLASSIC (October 20).

Pro Bono Students Canada hosts Volunteer Appreciation Event (October 22).

Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science and Justice Studies host public forum on Restorative Action Program (October 22).

A call to action to end stigma surrounding mental illness in the legal profession during Saskatchewan Law Review Lecture (October 23).

Benefits of Diversity CPD sessions hosted (October 23 and 24).

Free Legal Resources Fair held at Saskatoon Public Library (October 25).

Reconciliation, Decolonization, Indigenization discussed during week.

SALI Project Advertising Campaign launched.

Announcement released by CLASSIC and International Women of Saskatoon on improved access to language and literacy placement testing.

Dress Like a Pro Bono Lawyer Friday launched in support of PBLS.

Post on seven ways the Law Society Library is improving access to justice.

Announcement on Child Support Recalculation Service.

New volunteer opportunity with PBLS announced.

Have ideas for the next Access to Justice Week? Contact createjustice@usask.ca.

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