This year, the Canadian courts have gone through unprecedented change due to COVID-19. While many of those changes were in the pipeline for several years, the pandemic has been a catalyst that has transformed and modernized court processes across the country. Our panel of litigators will share their experiences and discuss which changes are here to stay and what lies ahead.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. (EDT)
Mandatory Continuing Education
This program contains 15 minutes of Professionalism content and 30 minutes of Substantive content.
Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.
Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.
This program has been accredited for 0.75 CPD Credit Hours with The Law Society of British Columbia and counts towards the two-hour requirement for ethics and/or practice management.
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