A cast of 15 actor-singers were featured in the first-ever virtual Musical presented by FTX Productions. The “DIY” musical is a medley of songs from various musicals. Each individual member had to perform and film themselves from the safety of their own home. Dispersed all over Canada, working in different time zones, they were able to assemble for their audience an hour filled with joy, dance and singing.
The award features 30 outstanding young people, nominated by their community and selected by a committee of peers, for their commendable work in making the world a more just, fair, and sustainable place for all.
The Common Law mourns the passing of Allan (“Al”) R. O’Brien LLB 1973. A founding partner of Nelligan O’Brien Payne, Al was a pillar of the Ottawa legal community and a strong supporter of the Common Law Section.
On March 10th, 2021, the Law Society of Ontario announced its 2021 award recipients. We want to congratulate Janice Payne, LLB ’74, and Laurie E. Joe, LLB ’85, for being amongst this year’s winners for receiving, respectively, the Law Society Medal and the J. Shirley Denison Award.
On March 3, 2021, The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced the appointment of Janet E. Mills , LLB ‘91 , as a Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1993.
Priya Dube and Jeremy Cooney represented the Common Law Section at the 2021 Canadian National Negotiation Competition held virtually on February 26, 27 and 28. They placed an impressive fourth in a field of 20 schools, the largest since the competition began in 2017
We are devastated by the news of yesterday’s shootings in Georgia which left 8 people dead and countless families and community members heartbroken. We recognize the shock, the hurt, and the fear born of this horrific act of violence within Asian communities across North America.