Championing Equality – Progress or Peril?
Celebrating 25 Years of the Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
Date: October 15, 2012
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Donald Lamont Learning Centre) 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Reception – Convocation Hall)
Place: The Law Society of Upper Canada, 130 Queen St. West, Toronto (Enter at eastside doors facing Toronto City Hall.)
The Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (MTCSALC) is turning 25! To mark this special occasion and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, MTCSALC will be hosting a conference to examine the past, present and future role of the Charter in advancing equality in Canada.
The Honourable R. Roy McMurtry, former Chief Justice and Attorney General of Ontario
Susan Eng, Vice President for Advocacy, CARP
David Lepofsky, Chair, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance
Grace Edward Galabuzi, Associate Professor of Politics and Public Administration, Ryerson University
Avvy Go, Clinic Director, Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
May Lui, Executive Director, Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter
Moderator: Carol Goar, Toronto Star Editorial Columnist
The conference will be followed by a reception at Convocation Hall with remarks from: The Honourable John Gerretsen, Attorney General of Ontario, Thomas G. Conway, Treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Gary Yee, Chair of the Licence Appeal Tribunal and Ivana Petricone, Treasurer of the Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario.
This program is offered FREE OF CHARGE. Registration is required to attend.
Register by October 12, 2012 by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Register by phone: 416-947-3413 or 1-800-668-7380, ext 3413
Members of the legal profession and the public are invited to attend and celebrate this special occasion.