Thunder Bay Program Listing

OBA'S INSTITUTE THUNDER BAY PROGRAMS

Join us in Thunder Bay for these live two way broadcasts with speakers in both Toronto and Thunder Bay. Those attending at the Chanterelle on Park will be able to ask questions directly to both onsite speakers in Thunder Bay and remote speakers in Toronto.

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ABORIGINAL LAW

Advancing Reconciliation: Review of Recent Key Decisions and What Deconstructing the Current Colonial Legal Structure Could Mean

Law concerning the rights of Indigenous peoples continues to evolve rapidly. Hear leading lawyers identify and analyze key decisions from the past year, as well as delve into a discussion on “deconstructing the current colonial legal structure or legal regime”. 

CHILD & YOUTH LAW

How Expert Is Your Expert? The Use of Scientific Evidence in Child and Youth Law

Legal proceedings involving children and youth frequently involve dealing with scientific evidence and the scientists who present it. Explore the key lessons learned from recent inquiries, and gather helpful ideas on how practitioners can avoid the potential pitfalls that reliance on scientific evidence can lead to.

EDUCATION LAW

Education for All Students: Diversity and Inclusion in Education

How are school boards working to create an inclusive and diverse environment for all students? What does the Ministry of Education require, and what recourse do students have? Join us to explore the legal obligations and opportunities at this critical program.

FAMILY LAW

When Family Law Collides: Essential Interdisciplinary Issues

Join our expert faculty with a wide array of expertise beyond family law as we explore the impacts of bankruptcy, criminal, corporate and estates law on your family law files. Plus, hear from LAWPRO on the pitfalls that arise where these legal areas collide and how to avoid them.

WOMEN LAWYERS FORUM

Feminism Revisited: Is the Revolution Over?

How has the role of feminist lawyers in society changed? Looking back on the accomplishments of the trail-blazer movement, what feminist causes remain for the next generation of feminist lawyers? Join us for a thought-provoking cross-generational discussion on what it means to a feminist in law in 2018.

YOUNG LAWYERS DIVISION

How to Thrive as a Young Lawyer in Today’s Market

How can you chart your professional development to remain relevant and competitive in the current and future environment? Join our experts in an interactive session and delve into best practices for honing your marketing skills, increasing your technological competencies, and refining your client development tools.