Students, lawyers and judges from across Canada will attend the 23rd Annual Black Law Students’ Association of Canada (BLSA Canada) national conference at the Halifax Marriot Harbourfront hotel from January 30 to February 2, 2014. The national conference is an opportunity for the legal community to gather together to discuss diversity and access to justice in[…]
The Black Law Students’ Association of Canada (BLSA Canada) invites you to submit a piece of your original/unpublished work for the annual magazine. Each year, the magazine is available in hard copy at the national conference and on the BLSA Canada website. This is an excellent opportunity for students, faculty and BLSA alumni to have[…]
Congratulations to Marvin Coleby. He will be the BLSAC President for the 2013-2014 Term. Thank you to all the nominees for your participation in this by-election. Thank you to the BLSAC membership for voting.
We have now have three candidates running for BLSAC President: 1. Marvin Coleby (McGill U) 2. Julie Sobowale (Dalhousie U) 3. Jeanne Sumbu (Dalhousie U) Please click on their names to view their platforms. For more information on how to vote, please click here.
Thank you to all those who participated in Be the Change: BLSAC’s 22nd Annual National Conference in February. It was a huge success! We have uploaded some photos from this year’s Gala (Photos by Samantha Clarke). We have also uploaded the official Conference Magazine! Click here to view the photos and magazine.
Human Rights Watch is pleased to present a Panel Discussion. Crossroads: Human Rights for Gays and Lesbians in the Caribbean – A Canadian Perspective Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 Panel Discussion: 6:00pm Ontario Institute for Studies in Education Library University of Toronto 252 Bloor Street West All are invited to attend this special event free of[…]
CBC is looking for submissions of Black Canadians who are contributing to Canada’s culture and legacy. Submissions are begin accepted until February 15, 2013. For more information click here.
Do you think your BLSA Chapter has contributed to advancing the mission of BLSA Canada? If so, in one page or less, explain how your chapter has contributing to advancing our mission. (See below for the BLSA Canada Mission Statement) Please submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 16th. Winners will be announced during the[…]
The use of the N-word in a bathroom stall at the University of Ottawa’s law school, shows that we still have a lot of work to do. Read the CTV News Article here Read the CBC Article here
A Message from The late Charles Roach’s wife June Wiliams-Thorne & Family: The late Charles Roach leaves to mourn his wife June Williams-Thorne, his children Sunset, Dawn, Charles and Kikelola, his grand-children, Jordan, Dashiel, Nyota, Nya and June’s two grandchildren Arima and Silas.as well as three step-sons, Stuart, Mark and Derek.A private funeral service and[…]