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04-26-21 | Courts, Law Practice

Believing in your dreams

The Honorable Michelle O’Bonsawin is a judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. In this video, Justice O’Bonsawin describes the unique journey that has led to her fulfilling her childhood dream of becoming a lawyer and then taking up her post as a judge.

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Parliament of Canada
04-21-21 | Law Practice, Public Service

Keeping the machinery of government running smoothly

In this video, Ms. Sirois explains her journey, from her studies at the University of Ottawa to her current position in the public service, which followed a stint in private practice. Today, she provides legal advice on a myriad of issues such as negotiation processes, contract reviews and bid solicitations from clients who are responsible for all federal procurement requests.

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Gatineau Courthouse
04-20-21 | Courts, Law Practice

The experience of moving to the bench

In this video, Judge Jean Faullem talks about the journey to his appointment as a judge and how he experienced this important transition from his days as a litigator to his current position as a judge. He also offers a unique look at modern judicial practice and contextualizes the role of a judge in the administration of justice.

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03-31-21 | Access to Justice, Courts, Dean's Talk, Diversity, Law Practice

The health of our democracy: Pushing for greater diversity in public institutions

For the Chief Justice, the issue of diversity in public institutions is directly connected to the health of our democracy. Institutions like the judiciary can only be effective if people are able to recognize themselves in those institutions.

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