New Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Languages launches at York

TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2021 – York University is launching a new Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Languages (CIKL) which will host Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers and students engaged in Indigenous research. That research could focus on traditional and contemporary knowledges as care-taken, shared and created by Indigenous scholars at the University and from Indigenous knowledge […]

Osgoode’s Internationally Trained Lawyers Day to bring together diverse legal community members for professional development & networking

TORONTO, May 17, 2021 – Osgoode Professional Development will celebrate internationally trained lawyers among Canada’s legal community at its seventh annual Osgoode’s Internationally Trained Lawyers Day (OITLD) on May 27. This year’s event will be held online. OITLD provides a unique opportunity for lawyers and law graduates from around the world, the accreditation and licensing […]

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic releases video series about investor rights

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2020 —  Osgoode Hall Law School’s Investor Protection Clinic – the first clinic of its kind in Canada – has released four information videos to help educate and protect retail investors who may be vulnerable to financial mismanagement. Addressing topics such as the securities regulation system in Canada, red flags for investment […]

New evidence on the justice crisis: making the case for reform 

TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2020 − Access to justice is one of the most basic rights of democratic citizenship. However, over the past decade, there has been a growing consensus that in many parts of Canada’s justice system, unmet legal needs are at a crisis point. According to new research: Canadians spend just under $8 billion […]

Osgoode Investor Protection Clinic partners with pan-Canadian self-regulator, IIROC

TORONTO, August, 11, 2020 – The Investor Protection Clinic (IPC) at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School – the first clinic of its kind in Canada – has entered into a partnership with the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in a joint effort to meet a critical need in the community for free […]

New Osgoode tax blog to provide forum for national and international tax conversation

TORONTO, July 14, 2020 – A new tax blog at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University promises to be an interesting, inspiring, provocative and thoughtful forum for tax conversation on topical fiscal and tax issues in Canada and around the world. The “Tax at Osgoode Hall Law School” blog will feature regular contributions from […]

Test, Trace, and Isolate: COVID-19 and the Canadian Constitution

Research paper looks at the potential benefits and limitations of using contact tracing apps TORONTO, June 4, 2020 – As long as contact tracing apps are carefully constructed and the information they reveal is appropriately safeguarded, such apps may, in conjunction with actual human tracing, have a role to play in the country’s public health […]