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.




September 20 – Lunch & Learn : Updates in Infrastructure Law and Related Topics

  • Who? Stephen Shaddock, David Sherriff-Scott and Kasim Salim of Border Ladner Gervais LLP ( Ottawa)
  • When? Thursday September 20 from 12:15 to 1:15pm
  • Where? Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Boardroom, Igluvut Building #922
  • Materials Sherriff-ScottShaddock  and Salim.
  • Recognized hours: 1.5hours.
September 25 -  Appellate Advocacy Event 

The Nunavut Court of Appeal and Law Society of Nunavut (LSN) invite law students, members of the Bar and interested justice stakeholders to an appellate advocacy seminar and Q & A session at the Justice Centre in Iqaluit. Time: 5-6pm ET 

  • Recognized hours: 1 hour.

The seminar will be delivered by  Madam Justice Myra Bielby, Madam Justice Jo’Anne Strekaf, and Madam Justice Ritu Khullar of the Alberta and Nunavut Courts of Appeal

A reception, hosted by the LSN, will be held in the upper foyer of the justice centre after the seminar. Time: 6-7pm ET (Estimated).

June 2018 - An Update on the Law of Workplace Harassment: Rights and Responsibilities

April 2018Special Guest Treasurer Paul Schabas, Law Society of Ontario 

  • Thursday, April 19: TRC and Indigenous focused initiatives
  • Friday, April 20 Lunch & Learn on Ethics of Advocacy
    • Where: Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Boardroom @ 12:15 to 1:15pm ET
    • Recognized hours: 1 hour of Ethics.

March 2018 - CBA Nunavut Branch Events 

  • Saturday, March 24: Justice Roccamo and Eugene Meehan – Strategic Legal Writing ( Writing Appeals and Factum Presentations)
    • Recognized hours: 1.5 hours. 
  • Monday, March 26: Inuit Laws
    • Recognized hours: 1 hour. 
  • Wednesday, March 28: SCC Justice Andromache Karakatsanis – Discussion and Q &A
    • Recognized hours: 2 hours.

January 2018 - CBA Nunavut Branch Event 

  • Thursday, January 25: Professor Lauren Butterfly – Indigenous Rights in Sea Country
    • Recognized hours: 1 hour.