On April 11, the federal Minister of Justice announced a number of judicial appointments, including that of the Honourable Nathalie Gregson to the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, a member of the Family Court Branch and a Judge ex officio of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
The Public Law and Legislative Services Sector (PLLSS) has announced that Diane Labelle, LLM 2003, has been named the Director General and Senior General Counsel for the Constitutional, Administrative and International Law Section (CAILS) effective May 13, 2019.
Professor Colleen Flood has received a grant from the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) for an event entitled “AI & Health Care: A Workshop for the Fusion of Law & Science.” The workshop will bring together an international group of participants to explore the effects of artificial intelligence (AI) on the legal and regulatory structures that protect patients and caregivers in Canadian and international health care systems.
Registration is now open for the Symposium on Return to Work in a Changing World of Work! During this Symposium, we will look at the question: how can public policies in Canada promote better practices to ensure sustainable return to work for all injured workers?
On April 24, Professor Andrea Bartoli, Dean, School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University in New Jersey, will be delivering a lecture at the University of Ottawa titled “Resolving Conflict through Responsibility.”
Fourteen Common Law Alumni are running in the 2019 Law Society of Ontario Bencher Election. As members of Convocation, benchers play a critical role in the governance of the Law Society and the regulation of Ontario’s legal professions in the public interest. Winners will sit on the Board for a four-year term.
Professor Martha Jackman received the Guardian of Public Health Care Award in the Academic Category, presented by the Canadian Health Coalition.
Three Guardians of Public Health Care winners are named each year, one in each of three categories: Community, Labour, and Academic. The awards aim to recognize the tremendous work of their recipients on an issue related to protecting and expanding public health care that has a national focus or national implications.
The Honourable Llana Nakonechny, LLB. 1985, was appointed judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario in Toronto. She replaced Justice F.P. Kiteley, who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective September 1, 2018.