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Editor: Matilda Lici


CPD Review: Are you a Changemaker?

  • February 24, 2020
  • Erin Cowling, Cowling Freelance

Missed our Leaders and Changemakers Breakfast at this year's OBA Institute? Erin Cowling provides a recap and her thoughts on the program.

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Nabila Khan, Section Newsletter Editor

This is What a Lawyer Looks Like: Meet Deepa Mattoo

  • February 24, 2020
  • Nabila Khan, Section Newsletter Editor

The face of law is changing. In an effort to highlight the diverse range of individuals working across the legal landscape, we are pleased to present our new series, This is What a Lawyer Looks Like. The goal of this series is to put racialized and Indigenous women lawyers in the spotlight and amplify their voices in the conversation about gender equality. In this instalment: meet Deepa Mattoo, executive director at the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic and a force in feminist advocacy.

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January Wellness Tips - How I Found Happiness

  • January 29, 2020
  • Olga Samsonova

This month's edition of Wellness Tips features WLF Executive Member, Olga Samsonova, who opens up about her personal journey to finding happiness.

Women Lawyers Forum, Student Forum

Women Lawyers in Tax: Q&A with Kathleen Penny, Partner at Blakes

  • January 14, 2020
  • Rachel Gold

This is the first installment of the OBA Tax Section's Q&A series with women lawyers in tax. The objective of this series is to give insight into the tax law career possibilities and practice areas that women can have, to give advice to junior tax lawyers or students who may be considering tax, and to shine the spotlight on women leaders in the tax profession. In this quarter we feature a Q&A with Kathleen Penny, a well-regarded and brilliant partner at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP.

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