TORONTO, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Law Society of Ontario will celebrate International Francophonie Day 2019 by hosting a special two-part event on Wednesday, March 20, at Osgoode Hall.
The first part of the event (5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.) is a panel discussion titled Langues officielles devant les tribunaux; a French-language CPD program created in partnership with AJEFO and PratiquO. The featured participants of this panel are listed below.
Justice Paul Rouleau, Court of Appeal for Ontario
Justice Julie A. Thorburn, Superior Court of Justice
The second part (6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.) is a Showcase and Networking reception hosted by the Law Society's Equity department. This is an opportunity for attendees to explore and engage with organizations that will be showcasing their French-language programming and services available to licensees and the public. This event will also allow attendees to connect with other Francophones and Francophiles, to learn of resources available to better navigate the professional landscape, to support the development of French language professions and to learn how to better serve Ontario's French-speaking public.
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