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Register Now – Women@Justice: Leaders in Law (Ottawa, high school girls)

Location: 284 Wellington Street, Boardroom 5140, Ottawa Women@Justice: Leaders in Law is a 2-hour program on Tuesday, October 18 in which students will learn about women’s careers in law and the public service.  Along the way, they will meet female mentors from the Department of Justice Canada, law students from the University of Ottawa, and […]

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The Tate Herbert Memorial Fund Supports Justice Education Programs for Youth

Each October, the Herbert family in Barrie, Ontario hosts a benefit show and donates the proceeds to OJEN. Tate’s Tableaux honours the life of their son, Tate, who died of cancer in 2013 while studying Law and Society at Sir Wilfrid Laurier University.  Donations to the fund in his name support OJEN’s programs for young […]

Trailblazers: Meeting Women in Law – Register Sept 22!

Location: Toronto The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN/ROEJ) is pleased to partner with the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) to offer Trailblazers: Meeting Women in Law, a full-day educational opportunity on Wednesday October 21, 2015. This annual event provides high school girls the opportunity to connect with female legal […]

University of Ottawa Student Receives Inaugural Tate Herbert Memorial Post-Secondary Award

Suzie Bouchard, a recent graduate from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, is the inaugural recipient of the Tate Herbert Memorial Post-Secondary Award.  As a Project Officer sitting on the OJEN Ottawa Regional Committee, she brought forward important Francophone issues and showed great leadership in French language programming.  She organized fellow law students at […]

REGISTER NOW for Know Where We Stand: Navigating City Properties

Location: Toronto Police College – 70 Birmingham Street, Toronto The City of Toronto’s Crisis Response Program (CCRP), Toronto Youth Equity Strategy (TYES), and the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) are pleased to offer a FREE two day justice education training workshop series, that gives Youth Workers, youth leaders and those who provide support to youth […]

REGISTER NOW for the 2015 Summer Law Institute!

Location: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON The OJEN Summer Law Institute gives Ontario teachers an opportunity to participate in presentations and discussion with judges and lawyers about timely legal issues that enhance classroom teaching and learning. Early Bird Registration Fee (before July 15, 2015): $60 Registration Fee After July 15, 2015: $90 […]

Funding for Students!

Bursaries are available to grade 12 students in Ontario, who have enrolled in a post-secondary institution and who plan to pursue a career in the justice sector. Bursaries are available annually to students in each Ontario judicial region. Click here to apply. DEADLINE: Friday, April 24, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Contact: bursary@ojen.ca

Regional Roundup – Law Day 2015

Congratulations to all the regional committees who organized Law Day activities throughout the province! It has been really great hearing about all the fun and innovative ways everyone has found to commemorate the signing of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms into law. Here is a small sampling of the justice education projects that […]

Maurice Anderson Receives 2014 Chief Justices’ Award

Maurice Anderson was the Courtrooms & Classrooms Coordinator at 361 University Court house for nine years until his retirement in December 2014.  During his time in this role he established strong collaborative relationships with justice professionals at both the Superior Court and the Court of Appeal, recruiting judges and masters as well as Crown/Prosecutors for […]

Contest – Canada’s Next Top Law

Teachers, do you want to celebrate Law Week in your classroom? Are you interested in having your students propose social change through legal action? If so, participate in Canada’s Next Top Law online contest! Each year, the Ontario Justice Education Network brings high school students together to celebrate Law Week and to encourage active citizenship. […]

Help OJEN Win $10K

Vote for OJEN! Help us Win $10,000 In April OJEN is entering a contest to win $10,000. Our payroll company, ADP, is giving a grant of $10,000 and free payroll service for a year to the client that gets the most votes on their web page. People who register can vote for us once a […]

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