During Black History Month, AWL acknowledges and pays tribute to the rich legacy and ongoing contributions of Black Canadians. The theme for this year, “Black Excellence: A Heritage to Celebrate; a Future to Build,” encourages the celebration of past and present achievements while inspiring anticipation for future accomplishments. AWL urges its members to commit to… Read more »
In January 2023, AWL passed a resolution to establish a membership fee waiver program for ten racialized lawyers annually, called the Rani Wong, K.C. Racialized Lawyer Membership Fund. This was done in recognition of the more than two decades of service to the AWL by Rani Wong, K.C., a former AWL President and Board Member,… Read more »
AWL 2023 Annual General Meeting The annual general meeting of the members of the Association of Women Lawyers (Calgary) will be held in-person as follows: December 12, 202312:00 PMOsler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLPBrookfield Place, Suite 2700, 225 6 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta All AWL members are encouraged to attend and will be provided access to… Read more »
The Association of Women Lawyers (Calgary) is currently accepting applications for membership to its Board of Directors for 2024. Please send a brief resume or biography, along with two (2) references to Tami Prince at firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 4pm on November 17, 2023. All AWL members are welcome to apply!
In continued celebration of Women History month, AWL recognizes the Persons Day. In 1929, the Supreme Court of Canada in Edwards v Canada ruled that women met the legal definition of a person. Also known as the Persons Case, this case allowed some women to hold public office and paved the way for generations of… Read more »
AWL Calgary recognizes and observes the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 2023. We encourage our members to read, remember, and act on the Calls to the Action by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Wear the colour orange in solidarity and to reflect on the history and continuing impacts of the residential… Read more »
We believe that 2SLGBTQ+ rights are human rights, and we celebrate inclusion, community, and living authentically. Happy Pride Month!
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