PD Events

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Thank you  to the Nunavut Law Foundation . The Law Society Executive would like to extend its gratitude to the Foundation for its continued financial support which gives the Society the opportunity to offer in-person events in Iqaluit and increase it accessibility to all of our non-resident members and northern counterparts through conference call.


  2017 Events

Save the dates & RSVP for in-person !

Thursday March 30, 9am to 4:30pm 

With the support from the  Nunavut Law Foundation and the LSN, the  PPSC and Justice Canada invites you to this unique PD opportunity.

Conference call is available:  1-888-289-4573 ;  Access Code: 5000735 #

 Who? Dr. Lori Haskell. Learn more .

What?he Neurobiological Consequences of Trauma:  A Trauma Informed Approach-  A  Presentation on Understanding the Neurobiological and Psychological Effects of Sexual Assault

This is a unique opportunity to learn from Dr. Haskell, a clinical psychologist who practices in Toronto and is also an assistant professor in psychiatry and an academic research associate with the Centre for Research on Violence against Women and Children.

Where? Frobisher Inn, Baffin room

Food?   Continental breakfast with morning and afternoon health breaks are provided; Lunch is not provided.

Materials? Provided on site and members calling -in. 

RSVP for  both conference call and in-person ceo@lawsociety.nu.ca by Wednesday 12pm ET.


Thursday-Saturday April 20-22

The Advocates Society is coming to Iqaluit to offer in-person skills training!

Cost: Free ; Venue: Frobisher Inn;  Food & beverages will be provided during the training.

  •  Thursday evening @ 5:30pm – Welcome reception with Keynote speaker- The Hon. Mr. Justice Neil Sharkey, Senior Judge; hosted by the LSN
  • Friday @ 9am -  Professional responsibility and civility roundtable (Conference call available)
  • Lunch provided on site
  • Friday@ 1pm- Direct Examination
  • Saturday Brunch @ 10:00 am –  Cross Examination

RSVP for in-person attendance for the sessions you are able to attend: ceo@lawsociety.nu.ca 


February 23,2017 @5:30pm ET, Nunavut Research Institute

Who? Dr. Larry A. Reynolds;   Bio here .

What? The Protection of Cetaceans in Canada via the Species at Risk Act and the Marine Mammal Regulations

The subject of the presentation is set in a paper which was published in the August, 2016 edition of the Journal of Environmental Law and Practice.  

Materials: Download the paper here : pp. 259-281 ; pp.282- 

Recognized PD Hours: 1.5 hours


 Comments? Suggestions?

Please contact the Law Society if you are interested in offering a PD event or have any suggestions on topics.

  • For a list of compiled 2012-2014 PD events (with recognized hours) click here. 
  • For a list of compiled 2015 PD events ( with recognized hours) click here.
  • For a list of compiled 2016 PD events ( with recognized hours) click here. 

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