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REGISTER NOW for the 2015 Northwestern Ontario Law Institute!

November 13, 2015

OJEN Law Institutes 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.

Registration Fee: $30

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

October 28, 2015

Women@Justice: Leaders in Law is a 2-hour program in which students will learn about women's careers in law and the public service, the law of discrimination at work, and skills for starting to build a professional network! Along the way, they will meet female mentors from the Department of Justice Canada, law students from the University of Ottawa, and more.

For more information, please visit Persons Day Programs in Ottawa.

Each school can register up to 5 students. Spaces are limited.

Trailblazers: Meeting Women in Law - Register Sept 22!

October 21, 2015

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 professionals, starting at the LEAF Persons Day Breakfast and a special Trailblazers Q&A session with the keynote speaker.

Tribute to Tate Herbert - Proceeds Benefit OJEN

September 18, 2015

Tate’s Tableaux, a special fundraising event commemorating the life of Tate Herbert who died in 2013 at the age of 20, will be held on October 24th.  Proceeds from the event will be donated to OJEN.

Register Now for the Fall 2015 Charter Challenge!

September 8, 2015

Looking for a culminating activity for your Law 11 or 12 classes? Announcing the Fall 2015 Charter Challenge!

REGISTER NOW for the 2015 Summer Law Institute!

August 25, 2015

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

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

August 7, 2015

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 the University of Ottawa to run OJEN projects such as OJEN on the Air, in which high school law students research legal issues, interview legal experts, and produce radio segments on those topics.  An ambiti

REGISTER NOW for Know Where We Stand: Navigating City Properties

June 3, 2015

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 residents, the opportunity to learn about the agreements, policies and procedures that may affect Toronto Community Housing and City owned properties. 


Regional Roundup - Law Day 2015

April 17, 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 happened over the last couple of months.  Thanks very much to everyone who shared their stories with us!  And if you’ve got plans for any other projects in your area, please let us know so we can spread the word!

Funding for Students!

April 14, 2015

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.

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