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‘Tis the end of December
So lend me your ear
And I’ll bring you glad tidings
Of OJEN’s great year!
From Ontario’s north
To its southern-most borders
We delivered our programs
With community partners…
It's that time of year again! OJEN is pleased to make a call for applications for the OJEN/LFO Mock Trial Fund. We welcome funding applications from existing mock trial events, and applications supporting new mock trial events. In addition to financial support, OJEN will provide assistance with scenarios, information and tips on gaining sponsorship and in-kind support from local businesses, media coverage, approaching and involving justice sector representatives, requesting courthouse space for events, and other items.
On Nov. 21, 2014, OJEN's Francophone Outreach Program Manager, Jean-François Morin, was the keynote speaker at a legal gala held at Collège La Cité, in Ottawa. This francophone legal and community networking event brought together more than 80 students from the Law Clerk and Paralegal programs as well as law teachers. Besides the presentation of various legal and community organizations from the National Capital Region, the gala has helped dozens of students and Franco-Ontarian teachers to better know the role of OJEN in the community.
Vote for OJEN and help us win $10,000 toward expanding our Family Law for Young Parents (FLYP) project! Our payroll company, ADP, is giving a grant of $10,000 to the client who gets the most votes for their project. You can vote for us once a day until the end of the month.
Through the generous support of our partners, the filmmakers of The Secret Trial 5, the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema and Blue Ice Docs, this screening is being made available for FREE!! Registration is on a first come, first serve basis and must include the EXACT number of students who will be attending.
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 9AM-3PM
Room 351, Fauteux Hall
Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
57 Louis-Pasteur, Ottawa
See the full conference program below.
OJEN is honoured to have been named a recipient of proceeds from a fundraising event to commemorate the life of Tate Herbert, an exceptional young man who died unexpectedly in June of 2013. An active participant in the art of improvisational comedy, he was studying Law & Society at Wilfred Laurier University and becoming an advocate for human rights and fairness.
Tate’s Tableaux: A LEGACY OF LAUGHTER AND LAW
Looking for a culminating activity for your Law 11 or 12 classes? Announcing the Fall 2014 Charter Challenge!
A very special opportunity for female high school students with an interest in law is coming to Ottawa on October 16, 2014. OJEN/ROEJ is partnering with The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) to present Women@Justice: Diversity That Works, a day-long Persons Day event focused on women’s careers, issues, and perspectives in law. Join us for a day of learning and conversation, featuring a keynote speech from Supreme Court of Canada Justice Rosalie Abella.
OJEN is hiring 3 Project Leaders in the Toronto. See attached job posting for details.
Check out our Photo Galleries to see more photos from OJEN programs and events