Danielle Lussier (LL.B. 2007), our Advisor, Indigenous Relations & Indigenous Learner Advocate has been appointed to the prestigious Board of Directors of the Ottawa Community Foundation. She has joined some of our eminent alumni such as Grant A. Jameson (LL.B. 1974), Marc Jolicoeur (LL.B 1978) and Madeleine Meilleur (LL.L 1983).
Will Tao (J.D. 2014) was recently awarded a CLawbies for his blog, Vancouver Immigration Blog, for the second time. In 2015 it was as the Best New Canadian Law Blog and in 2019, he earned the Best Canadian Law Blog and Commentary award. We took the opportunity to ask him a few questions about his blog, his time as a student and his passion for Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law.
Today, the University of Ottawa and Scotiabank announced the creation of a new Initiative that will define problems and identify solutions to essential issues related to ethical AI and technology development. The AI + Society Initiative will be led by Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau, Director of the University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society and an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section.
In a column published on January 21, 2020, in iPolitics, Professor Errol Mendes addressed the possibility of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle staying in Canada and whether or not there are barriers that could prevent them from doing so.