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Human Rights Law Conference 2016

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Current and Comprehensive

"Jump Start on CPD 2017"
Thursday and Friday, March 2 and 3, 2017
; 9:00 am – 4:00 pm BOTH DAYS

(Original dates: November 24 and 25, 2016)

Who should attend: All those who have an interest in human rights issues, including human resource professionals and employment, labour, and human rights lawyers.

Learning level: Intermediate/Advanced

CLEBC is proud to offer our annual two-day conference that includes case law update, judicial review update, and ethics fact patterns together with the latest issues and developments in human rights law, to keep your practice up to date. Covering a wide variety of topics over two days, this conference will provide you with a comprehensive human rights update! It will also provide you with all of your continuing professional development requirements for the year.

After taking this course, you will:

  • be aware of the latest cases and how to apply them to your practice before the Human Rights Tribunal and in the courts
  • be up to date on developments in the law of undue hardship and the duty to accommodate
  • be aware of the issues of substance abuse and addiction
  • be current on the issues of political belief and free speech under the Human Rights Code
  • understand how to be an effective advocate in the judicial review context

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 13.5 hours (a minimum of 2 hours will involve aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chairs
Sandra F. Guarascio — Roper Greyell LLP, Vancouver
Lindsay M. Lyster — Moore Edgar Lyster, Vancouver

Planning Committee
Jonathan Chapnick — Senior Advisor, Workplace Mental Health, University of British Columbia
Devyn Cousineau — BC Human Rights Tribunal, Vancouver
Robyn Durling — Co-Director, BC Human Rights Clinic, Vancouver
Diana Juricevic — BC Human Rights Tribunal, Vancouver
Christopher M. McHardy — McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Vancouver
Catherine A. Sullivan — Barrister & Solicitor, Burnaby
Laura Track —
British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, Vancouver

Featured Speaker
Sheila M. MacPherson—
Commissioner, Canadian Human Rights Commission, Ottawa

"Jump Start on CPD 2017"
$855   *Early Bird register by January 30, 2017 and SAVE!
$950   After January 30, 2017
Save even more with your CPDone Pass!

Registration includes an electronic copy of the course materials.

SPECIAL GROUP RATES! Plus-one pricing!
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Learn more about CLEBC's Bursary Program and our Easy Pay Plan.


Can't make the live course/live webinar?

1. Order the online course materials, an archive of all CLEBC papers published since 2001. ... OR
2. Subscribe to the Webinar Archive, a repository of recordings of most CLEBC past courses.

Annual subscription rates for both options are based on firm size.

CLEBC Program Lawyer
Nadia Myerthall


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