Call for Applications for AWL Board of Directors

The AWL is currently accepting applications for membership to its Board of Directors. Please send a brief resume or biography along with two references to Melanie Gaston at megaston@osler.com by no later than 4 pm on December 1, 2021.

AWL Annual General Meeting – December 7, 2021

The annual general meeting of the members of the Association of Women Lawyers (Calgary) will be held virtually as follows: December 7, 2021 12:00 pm Calgary, Alberta By Zoom All AWL members are encouraged to attend and can access the Minutes from the 2020 AGM, as well as zoom information for the meeting in the… Read more »

Statement on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day

In the spirit of our commitment to Reconciliation between Canada and Indigenous Peoples, the AWL wishes to acknowledge and commemorate The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which honours the First Nations, Inuit and Metis children lost in residential schools, as well as Survivors of residential schools and their families and communities. The AWL also… Read more »

AWL Golf Tournament – a great success!

Many thanks to everyone who attended this year’s golf tournament! It was a great success and we had a fantastic turnout in a safe environment. Thanks to Lynx Ridge Golf Club for hosting and to our board member, Kara Davis, for organizing. Lastly, congratulations to our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams! See you next… Read more »

Statement of Support

To the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc, Cowessess First Nations and to all those who grieve and those who have survived but are forever marked by the residential school scheme, we join you in grief for the hundreds of children found and those not yet returned home. May we honour them with a renewed commitment to reconciliation,… Read more »

Pride Month

The AWL celebrates Pride Month in Canada! Join us in supporting the LGBTQ2S+ communities as an integral part of our own.

National Indigenous History Month / National Indigenous Peoples Day

The AWL honours the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples through its support of National Indigenous History Month in Canada. We encourage our members and beyond to join in positive acts of Reconciliation, including listening to Indigenous people and studying both the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action, and the Findings… Read more »

2021 Calgary Influential Women in Business Awards

AWL Calgary extends its congratulations to the six recipients of the 2021 Calgary Influential Women in Business (CIWB) Awards! The recipients will be recognized and celebrated at a live streamed CIWB Awards Gala on Thursday, June 16, 2021. Register at www.axisconnects.com for more details.

International Women’s Day

The AWL Chooses to Challenge for International Women’s Day 2021! We will be making a monetary and time donation to the Elizabeth Fry Society so that more women can access legal services.

AWL Recognizes and Celebrates Black History Month!

Did you know…. Virnetta Anderson was a community activist and politician and YYC’s first Black municipal councilor when elected in 1974 The Black Law Students Association Calgary Chapter (BLSA Calgary) was established in 2017, and among its active projects, runs a mentorship program to connect its members with Black lawyers in Calgary and has hosted… Read more »