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Provincial Election

Posted by Peel Law Association on 31 May 2018

Given the upcoming provincial election on June 7, 2018, the Peel Law Association made efforts to reach out to the candidates for the four main provincial parties running in the riding of Brampton Centre to discuss issues of importance to the Peel legal community.  We considered the possibility of an all-candidates meeting at the courthouse, but none of the candidates could commit to attending such a meeting.  As an alternative, we submitted a letter to the candidates and asked for written responses to six specific questions.  We only received a response from Harjit Jaswal (Brampton Centre candidate for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario).  No response was received for the candidates of the Liberal Party of Ontario, New Democratic Party of Ontario or Green Party of Ontario.

Following the election, we will review this effort to engage in a dialogue with the candidates running in the riding that encompasses the Brampton courthouse, and consider how to improve the process for future electoral campaigns (including federal, municipal and bencher elections).


Please find attached for your review the correspondence sent to the candidates, and the one response received from Mr. Jaswal.

 


Posted in: News and Updates  

Upcoming CPD Lunch and Learn, Employment Issues

Posted by Peel Law Association on 22 May 2018

 

LUNCH & LEARN
EMPLOYMENT ISSUES IN THE PURCHASE & SALE OF A BUSINESS: What Business Lawyers Need to Know


 

 

Join the Peel Law Association for our next CPD, 

Lunch & Learn, Employment Issues in the Purchase & Sale of a Business: What Business Lawyers Need to Know.

This program will be held on June 11, 2018 and will provide 1.5 hours toward the Law Society of Ontario Continuing Professional Development requirements.

For further details, please see the attached flyer/registration form.

If you would like to attend the CPD simply download the form, and submit it to the PLA via email or fax (905-451-3137) with your name and phone number. You may pay over the phone with VISA or MasterCard, or visit the PLA Library, and make your payment in person. Remember, PLA Members receive a discount to attend all CPDs.

 

Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the links for the membership form and fees, and a full list of PLA Membership Benefits. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you. It only takes moments to join, and the PLA Library Staff can process memberships on the spot. Once payment is received, you can take advantage of all your PLA Membership Benefits, including discounts on CPD programs and social events.

As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and LPP candidates.

Posted in: PLA CPDs News and Updates  

Upcoming CPD... Corporate Tax 101: Corporate Tax Basics

Posted by Peel Law Association on 18 May 2018

 

Corporate Tax 101: Corporate Tax Basics - What every business lawyer needs to know in 2018


 

 

Join the Peel Law Association for our next CPD, 

Corporate Tax 101: Corporate Tax Basics - What every business lawyer needs to know in 2018.

This program will be held on June 7, 2018 and will provide 2.0 hours toward the Law Society of Ontario Continuing Professional Development requirements.

For further details, please see the attached flyer/registration form.

If you would like to attend the CPD simply download the form, and submit it to the PLA via email or fax (905-451-3137) with your name and phone number. You may pay over the phone with VISA or MasterCard, or visit the PLA Library, and make your payment in person. Remember, PLA Members receive a discount to attend all CPDs.

 

Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the links for the membership form and fees, and a full list of PLA Membership Benefits. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you. It only takes moments to join, and the PLA Library Staff can process memberships on the spot. Once payment is received, you can take advantage of all your PLA Membership Benefits, including discounts on CPD programs and social events.

As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and LPP candidates.

Posted in: PLA CPDs News and Updates  

Library Closure - 2018 Victoria Day

Posted by Peel Law Association on 17 May 2018

 

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 21, 2018 for Victoria Day.

We will return to regular business hours of 8:30 am to 5:00 pm on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

 

Thank you,
PLA Library Staff



Posted in: Library Closure News and Updates  

Membership Benefit of the Month - Borrowing Books

Posted by Peel Law Association on 26 April 2018

 

Each month, watch this space for more information on one of the many benefits of being a PLA Member.

Did you know...  2018 PLA Members may borrow books overnight?

PLA Members have the priviledge of borrowing from over 10,000 titles in the PLA Library collection!

PLA Members will enjoy researching in the comfort of their home or office - Limited to THREE books for a week (seven days).

Books may be returned in the library or through the book return box. The Book Return drop-off box is located in the PLA Lawyers' Lounge, to the left of the Library entrance doors (beside the T.V.). 

Please note: Titles marked as reference cannot leave the premises of the PLA Library. 
 

Non PLA Members may access the books within the PLA Library only. 

Not a member, but looking to become one? Please follow the links for the membership form and fees, and a full list of PLA membership benefits. You may also contact the PLA Library Staff by email, and they will be happy to assist you.

As a friendly reminder, the Peel Law Association Library, Lawyers' Lounge and related services are open to all lawyers who are in good standing with the LSO, articling students, and students-at-law.

 


Posted in: Library Services Membership Benefit of the Month Membership News and Updates  

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