Justice in Official Languages - Newsletter
(No01 | Fall 2010)

Upcoming events

Conference: Evolution and Revolution in Family Justice

The Fédération des associations de juristes d’expression française de common law (FAJEF) is organizing a national conference in French on family justice. Judges, jurists, psychologists, social workers, mediators, stakeholders and researchers are invited to share their experiences with others, engage in dialogue and debate issues related to the theme of evolution and revolution in family justice.

Dates: October 21 – 23, 2010
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Information: http://www.accesjustice.ca

Explaining the Law to Others: Message Received… and Understood!

With support from the Société québécoise d’information juridique, Éducaloi is organizing a conference in which notaries, judges, commissioners, legislative drafters, journalists and communicators will examine different strategies and means of communication for better outreach to the target clientele. The program includes 17 workshops, on themes such as Plain language in drafting judgments: A passionate debate!, Examining contract language, Using social media to access legal information and Face-off between journalist and expert.

Dates: October 21 and 22, 2010
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Information: http://www.educaloi.qc.ca/en

Community forum: All for justice in French

The Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Alberta (AJEFA) is organizing a community forum on justice. It will bring together stakeholders from the legal community as well as leaders from the Alberta francophone community with the aim of enhancing community potential in matters of access to justice in both official languages.

Dates: March 2011
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Information: http://www.ajefa.ca

Training Calendar of the Centre canadien de français juridique:

  For all
Clerks Crown
Calgary October 22      
Edmonton   October 4 December 3 October 29
Halifax   October 6 October 7 October 4
Iqualuit October 1      
Moncton   October 5 October 6 September 30
Regina   October 22 October 29 October 15
St.John's September 17      
Saskatoon October 21      
Vancouver   To be determined November 26 November 29
Whitehorse November 26      
Winnipeg   October 21 December 3 October 14
Yellowknife October 15