Pride Month

The legal system has historically been antagonistic towards the LGBTQ2S+ community, and although much progress has been made, the legal system has continued to prop up and reinforce systemic barriers to equality. AWL is proud to be an ally and supporter of the important work being done by and with the LGBTQ2S+ community to tear… Read more »

Indigenous Peoples Day

On this National Indigenous Peoples Day, please join with us at the AWL as we honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples through support for 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… Read more »

2022 Events Calendar

MARCH Book Club – join other members in a quarterly book club to read and discuss an agreed-upon reading list, meet new people, and share new perspectives. Mothers in the Law Online Zoom Playdate – the last Tuesday of every month, Wilma Shim hosts a play date by Zoom from 1 to 2 pm. Members… Read more »

AWL Oscar Night

Hello AWL members! Hollywood’s biggest night is on Sunday, March 27, 2022 and in the spirit of friendly competition and the love of film, AWL is sponsoring a prize for best Oscar Ballot. Please follow these easy steps to be entered to win a $200 donation in your name sponsored by AWL (to an organization… Read more »

Black History Month

The AWL celebrates and supports Black History Month, and notes the 2022 Black History Month theme of “February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day”. We encourage our members to take the time to learn more about Black History and the contributions of Black Canadians, not only to Canada’s history but also to… Read more »

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 »