Author: BLSA Osgoode

Photos: 2018 Know Your Worth Conference

To culminate Black History Month, we held our Know Your Worth: Black Youth Empowerment Conference. This year’s marquee event was a full-day youth empowerment conference for high school students from across the city. We partnered with the Toronto District School Board and invited 250 students from local secondary schools to Osgoode where they were able to participate in workshops focused on inspiring and empowering Black high school students. The primary purpose of the conference was to give participants a deeper understanding of the richness of African Canadian history and culture and inspire ...
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2018 Lincoln Alexander Award! Nominate Someone TODAY

LINCOLN ALEXANDER AWARD NOMINATION The Honourable Lincoln Alexander ‘54 Award Lincoln Alexander graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1953. He practiced law until 1968, when he entered the political sphere as the first black Member of Parliament. He successfully served four consecutive terms. In 1985, Alexander was appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and was again the first black person to hold this office. In his later years, Alexander was appointed to several other high profile positions, including: Companion of the Order of Canada, Chancellor of the University of Guel...
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Career Panel: Full Service Firms

Have you ever considered a legal career at a full-service firm? Have you ever wondered what a “full-service firm” is or what the work of an “in-house” counsel entails? Whether you are interested, on the fence, or have never considered a career on Bay Street, come and check out the career panel on October 26th, 2017. Let it cement your intrigue or indifference. BLSA is proud to have some of the best legal minds in the legal profession chat with us about their journey — from the perspective of a person of colour. They can answer questions you have about business law, litigation or working as ...
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