Accueil Conférences Adhésion Prix et Bourses Plaidoyer Liens
Affichage des Emplois et d'Autres Possibilités

De temps en temps, des établissements ou employeurs communiquent avec l'ABA pour nous demander de publier des offres d'emploi ou des annonces relatives à d'autres possibilités qui pourraient intéresser nos membres. Cette information est gracieusement offerte à nos membres. Toutefois, l'ABA ne soutient ni les affichages qui sont énumérés ci-dessous, ni les établissements et employeurs qui les ont fournis. L'ABA n'assume aucune responsabilité en tout état de cause à l'égard de ces affichages.

Si vous êtes un employeur ou établissement qui désire qu'on approuve votre affichage, veuillez communiquer avec notre Administratrice à:

Posted February 14, 2018-

Schulich School of Law
Dalhousie University

One-Year Limited Term Appointment 2018-19

The Schulich School of Law plays an integral role in the fabric of Canadian legal education.  We are a national law school, with a large number of our students drawn from and returning to every region of Canada.  We graduate leaders, with alumni holding every form of government office, teaching in law schools, innovating in the provision of private and public sector legal services, advancing policy in the executive branch of government, rendering decisions on courts across the country, and offering service to non-governmental bodies and non-profit and community organizations.  We have always been marked by our commitment to unselfish public service, in the Weldon tradition.

We embrace the interdisciplinary opportunity of working in a university, we value the creation and dissemination of new knowledge, and we are firmly committed to students and to teaching and learning excellence.  We are conscious of the difference we make to law reform, adjudication, legal service, and community engagement at home and around the world.  We value the contributions of the founding communities in this province, the Mi’kmaq Nation, Acadians, African Nova Scotians, and British, and we open our doors to the world. We are committed to deepening our identity as a diverse and inclusive law school.

Applications from interested individuals will be considered for a full-time limited term teaching appointment at the rank of Instructor for one year effective July 1, 2018 to teach primarily in the areas of Civil Procedure, Dispute Resolution, Tort Law and Damage Compensation, and/or Legal Ethics.  This position depends on curricular needs and budgetary resources.  Applicants must have a J.D./LL.B. degree;  applicants must also have a graduate degree in law or a related discipline or equivalent professional experience.  Applications received before March 15, 2018 will be given fullest consideration.

Applications should include a resume; university transcripts; a teaching and research statement (maximum 7 pages); teaching evaluations as available; the names of three referees, at least one of whom must be an academic referee; and a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at  If a candidate’s graduate degree is in progress, then in their cover letter the candidate should indicate their stage of completion.  Applications should be forwarded to:

Chair, Appointments Committee
Office of the Dean
Schulich School of Law
6061 University Ave
P.O. Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3H 4R2
Fax:  902-494-2102


Posted February 2, 2018-


ALS is a multi-service Aboriginal controlled agency with its main office located in Toronto, Ontario and satellite offices throughout the GTA and Ontario. We are currently seeking a Senior Staff Lawyer and Courtworker Supervisor for a one-year contract.

This position is funded by Legal Aid Ontario. Salary and benefits are in accordance with LAO guidelines and practice experience.

The Senior Staff Lawyer and Courtworker Supervisor’s duties include the following:

  • Carriage of a high case load, including landlord/tenant board, criminal injuries compensation board, ODSP files, Coroner’s Inquests, and supervising and mentoring lawyers and paralegals on such files.
  • Systemic advocacy, including representing clients and/or intervening in Superior Court of Justice, Court of Appeal for Ontario and Supreme Court of Canada matters
  • Public legal education and public speaking about justice matters concerning Indigenous peoples in Ontario and Canada
  • Supervising and mentoring Courtworkers
  • Providing summary advice on criminal and family law

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience as a lawyer, preferably in Ontario
  • Experience advocating for Indigenous peoples in courts and/or tribunals
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, ALS’s vision and mission
  • Demonstrably excellent legal skills in ALS’s areas of practice
  • A high level of cultural competence, including experience working with Indigenous peoples, especially those in marginalized circumstances
  • Experience in criminal/family law is an asset
  • Familiarity with Legal Aid Ontario’s funding and reporting structures is a definite asset.
For more information about ALS and this opportunity, please visit our website at candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Edith Moore, Human Resources
Director at no later than noon on February 7, 2018.

Posted January 29, 2018-


Wortzmans, a division of McCarthy Tétrault LLP, is seeking contract lawyers for immediate support on a three to six month project. Although training will be in Toronto, Ontario, the position can be based in any location within Canada.

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working with Indigenous Peoples communities and issues.


  • LL.B. or J.D. degree (or international equivalent) and maintenance of good standing with a Canadian Law Society
  • Called to the Bar in Canada and carry professional liability insurance
  • Ability to work as part of a highly-focused team
  • Ability to work remotely, and on-site when needed
  • Skilled in the latest document review technologies and tools, and possess an interest in electronic discovery
  • Bilingual or multilingual candidates are encouraged to apply

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Alanna Tomson at with “Contract Lawyer” in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Wortzmans and McCarthy Tétrault; however, only chosen applicants will be contacted. We regret that we are unable to respond to individual inquiries about application status.

Wortzmans specializes in providing advice and services relating to the management of digital information. We are always looking for talented review lawyers to add to the team.  We support both remote and on-site review projects, have excellent project managers, and run professional and efficient reviews. Compensation is competitive in the market and commensurate with experience. If you are interested in working with us, please apply today.

Posted January 10, 2018-

Call For Expressions of Interest from Qualified Investigators

The Director of Investigations at the University of British Columbia retains qualified external investigators to conduct sexual assault and sexual misconduct investigations under UBC Board of Governor’s Sexual Assault and Other Sexual Misconduct Policy (Policy No. 131).

The Director of Investigations seeks qualified individuals – in the Vancouver and Kelowna areas – who have experience in investigating, mediating or adjudicating matters related to sexual misconduct including sexual assault and sexual harassment. 

The Director of Investigations invites Expressions of Interest from lawyers, mediators or decision-makers who satisfy the experience or demonstrated ability shown below:

  • Experience investigating allegations of sexual misconduct in an impartial and trauma-informed manner, in accordance with applicable laws and legal principles
  • Awareness and knowledge of the effects of trauma on memory, communication and behaviour
  • Strong reasoning and writing ability within the context of investigative reports which clearly outlines the credibility of the parties and findings of fact
  • Strong ability to work under pressure and meet firm deadlines
  • Possess strong organizational and people skills
  • Proven ability to engage in effective, efficient and respectful collaboration and communication with participants to an investigation
  • Experience in maintaining responsible, thorough, accurate and comprehensive records related to all assigned case investigations during the life of an investigation
  • Possess some knowledge of FIPPA and are able to uphold and comply with the privacy interests of all parties to an investigation
  • Willingness to travel, when required

In an effort to reflect the diversity of our society and of the legal and alternative dispute resolution profession, while at the same time acting in the public interest, the Director of Investigations welcomes applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
If you are interested, please provide a curriculum vitae and a covering letter explaining how your qualifications meet the experience/demonstrated ability requirements.

Please also include three (3) professional references who are able to attest to your ability to perform the work required by the Director of Investigations.

Email your covering letter, curriculum vitae and references to Myrna McCallum, Director of Investigations, at The deadline to submit your Expression of Interest is January 31, 2018.

Posted January 5, 2018-



Located in picturesque Kingston Ontario, Queen’s University is seeking a Director, Faculty Relations, to join our team. Reporting to the Associate Vice-Principal (Faculty Relations), the incumbent must have experience developing bargaining strategies, and proven success as a chief negotiator of collective agreements, to be successful in this role.

This position is a great opportunity for a labour lawyer or a human resources (HR) professional with a relevant post-graduate degree, who is looking for work-life balance, but not at the expense of having challenging and interesting work. With the possibility of a fifteen minute commute to an internationally recognized institution like Queen’s University, coupled with the natural beauty of the campus and city, this opportunity is certainly unique.

If this description sounds like you, we welcome your application.


  • Act as key liaison between Queen’s University and the union currently representing three bargaining units: Teaching Assistants/ Teaching Fellows; and Post-Doctoral Fellows; and Research Assistants). In that capacity, maintains effective working relationships with union leaders, contributes to the University’s overall labour relations strategy and ensures that these relationships are aligned with that strategy.
  • Leads collective bargaining, including serving as chief spokesperson, in negotiations with the aforementioned union and assists the Associate Vice-Principal in negotiations with the faculty union. Speaks to issues at the table, conducts research to enable the University to address issues or to support others who will address the issue, and prepares for collective bargaining as a key contributor to the setting of bargaining mandate and strategy for the University.
  • Liaise with union representatives on matters ranging from specific issues and grievances, to committee work and special projects.
  • Provide expert advice in response to queries/issues raised by senior academic administrators, staffing officers, faculty, staff and union representatives and investigate or oversee the investigation of the background to the query/issue. Provide information and/or possible solutions, and build consensus and resolution in a manner consistent with the relevant collective agreement or policy. Work with faculties and senior administration on longer term and/or more significant faculty relations/employment-related issues.
  • Manage the process with respect to grievances filed within the incumbent’s client group; liaise with unions in the processing of the grievance, investigate or oversee the investigation of the circumstances of the grievance, prepare relevant materials and correspondence, negotiate settlements, and provide support and instruction to external legal counsel on matters that proceed to arbitration.
  • Lead Joint Labour Management Committees with PSAC Local 901 and lead or participate in various joint committees with QUFA.
  • Develop and deliver educational programming to academic administrators, staffing officers and other University personnel in regard to the administration of collective agreements, and compliance with workplace policies and applicable laws. Act on the AVP’s behalf in representing Faculty Relations. This may include providing advice and recommendations on special projects or ad hoc activities. As a leader of the Faculty Relations team, may modify operational priorities/projects to respond to unplanned demands that arise.
  • Determines the extent of support required from other members of the Faculty Relations team to ensure projects and workflow are effectively managed with an optimal use of resources, and provides coaching and support to others to ensure completion.
  • Conduct special projects including developing collective agreement interpretations or policies/procedures/protocols; preparing documents, reports, presentations, positions papers etc.;
  • Act as University lead in legal proceedings (human rights matters, grievance arbitrations, etc.) pertaining to academic staff matters within the incumbent’s client group and liaise/direct external counsel as required.
  • Participate on staffing committees, as requested, and make effective recommendations regarding employee selection.
  • Provide work direction, and technical/functional guidance to staff. Assign work, oversee its completion and monitor workflow.
  • Review assignments, assess performance, provide feedback and guidance, and address performance issues as required.

  • University degree in law or relevant post-graduate degree with a focus on labour relations or human resources management.
  • Minimum of eight years of senior labour relations experience, with a proven track record of success, ideally within a large, complex organization.
  • Experience as a chief spokesperson in collective bargaining and in developing bargaining strategies
  • Experience in labour relations in the broader public sector, and faculty relations within a university environment in particular, would be an asset.
  • Consideration may be given to an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.


  • Demonstrable knowledge of collective agreement administration, labour relations, grievance practices and procedures, and an in-depth knowledge of labour and employment legislation.
  • Able to effectively interpret and analyze collective agreements, legislation and jurisprudence, and can prepare collective agreement language, grievance responses, etc.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), conflict resolution and negotiation skills, including the ability to listen, articulate and advocate effectively, and problem solve independently and creatively. Must have the capacity to understand, assimilate and reconcile complex situations and divergent perspectives, often in situations in which conflict is present. A track record of effective leadership and participation in difficult conversations is essential.
  • Ability to negotiate, present information, and express ideas with confidence.
  • Excellent organizational, research and administrative skills with the ability to manage multiple demands and execute on competing priorities.
  • Actively seeks and integrates diverse thoughts and perspectives in order to develop more robust plans and solutions.
  • Strong orientation to building relationships and delivering quality service to clients, with the initiative and tenacity to work through complex issues to the point of resolution.
  • Ability to move from high level conceptualization to detailed and thorough implementation with the ability to engage in both independent and consultative decision making so as to move issues forward and build required consensus around a resolution.


  • As chief spokesperson, or when assisting the Associate Vice-Principal in negotiations, determines appropriate strategies, including tactics to be employed at the bargaining table, in order to negotiate collective agreements to mandate.
  • Determines appropriate implementation of University labour relations strategy in the context of relationship with unions
  • Determines appropriate direction, advice and support for clients in order to achieve positive academic labour relations and effective management of collective agreements.
  • In consultation with Faculty Relations team and clients, determines appropriate interpretation and administration of collective agreements, and application of workplace policies and applicable laws and advises clients
  • Makes decisions on the appropriate resolution of issues such as grievances and other disputes. Gives appropriate consideration to the benefit of settlement relative to the potential costs and precedential nature of the settlement.
  • In conjunction with Associate Vice-Principal (Faculty Relations), and other senior University administrators, determines University labour relations and collective bargaining strategy and provides recommendations on approach.
  • Determines extent of support required from other members of the Faculty Relations team and directs and oversees the work associated with the delivery of that support.
  • Determines content and structure of draft reports, proposals and agreements.
  • Identifies information, communication and training required for administrators and the employment supervisors of Teaching Assistants, Teaching Fellows, Research Assistants and Post-Doctoral Fellows.
  • Identifies requirement, and makes recommendations to the Associate Vice-Principal (Faculty Relations), regarding the design and delivery of workshops/seminars for academic administrators, staffing officers and other University personnel in respect of the QUFA and PSAC collective agreements.
  • Evaluates, as may be required, job candidates and makes effective recommendations on suitable hires.
  • Determines priorities and makes decisions about staff utilization and the assignment of work to achieve optimal efficiencies and productivity.
  • Assesses employees’ training needs and makes recommendations for internal or external training to attain proficiency.
  • Monitors and assesses the output and quality of employees’ work, recommends need for formal training or development plans to management and identifies staff performance issues.

    The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

    The University provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Human Resources at


    Please click here and follow the online instruction.

    Posted November 14, 2017-

    Dean, Faculty of Law
    University of Victoria

    The University of Victoria acknowledges and respects the Lkwungen-speaking peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNE? peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day. 
    The University of Victoria ( is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading research universities, demonstrating extraordinary depth of excellence across a wide array of graduate and undergraduate programs. The University’s 26,000 students, faculty and staff contribute to and benefit from the UVic Edge – the potent fusion of dynamic learning, and research with vital impact in an extraordinary academic environment. A welcoming and increasingly diverse university community with a collegial leadership culture, UVic tackles issues that matter to people, places and the planet. Its vibrant Pacific Rim location inspires new ways of thinking and action in a community rich with Indigenous and international perspectives, while its size and culture nurture personal connections on campus and beyond.

    Since our founding in the mid-1970s, the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria has sought to make a unique contribution to legal education in Canada, striving for innovation in the classroom, creativity and leadership in research, with due attention to the needs of Canada’s most marginalized communities.  Home to some of Canada’s most transformative and dynamic thinkers, the Faculty of Law has created a vibrant learning environment based on a commitment to social justice, humane professionalism and civic responsibility, and critical interdisciplinary policy-oriented research and teaching.  Dedicated to providing students with the skills, knowledge and judgment they will need to embark on diverse careers, UVic Law offers a rich curriculum that includes the only common-law co-operative legal education program in Canada and a diversity of experiential education opportunities.

    Reporting to the Vice-President Academic and Provost, the new Dean of the Faculty of Law will be a distinguished academic with a passion for excellence in research and teaching. Candidates will possess a demonstrated record of achievement in academic administration, communication, collaborative leadership and a willingness to engage in robust fundraising and alumni relations. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to guide a collegial, innovative and diverse Faculty, and play a key role in the advancement of a unique, trans-systemic degree program in Canadian and Indigenous legal orders.  This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to play a leadership role in one of Canada's most innovative universities. 

    The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. 

    Should you want to learn more please call Maureen Geldart or Danielle Conn of The Geldart Group at (604) 926-0005 or forward your CV, a letter of introduction and the names of three referees, in confidence, to

    Posted October 30, 2017-

    Faculty Positions in Indigenous and Aboriginal Law and in
    Northern Land Use Law, Bora Laskin Faculty of Law


    The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University invites applications for three faculty positions at the tenured or tenure-track level. Candidates will be appointed as Full, Associate or Assistant Professors, depending on qualifications, teaching, and research experience. These appointments will commence in the summer of 2018 and offer excellent opportunities to join Ontario’s newest law school and contribute to its unique focus on the legal issues of Northern Ontario.

    Located in Thunder Bay, the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law graduated its first class in 2016. Its Integrated Practice Curriculum has made the Faculty the first Canadian law school to provide real world legal skills as part of the J.D. program, allowing graduates to be called to the bar in Ontario without needing to article. Three mandates are embraced within the Faculty’s curriculum: Aboriginal and Indigenous Law, Natural Resources and Environmental Law, and Sole/Small Town Practice with the Integrated Practice Curriculum. Committed to making a difference, providing access to justice, and leading the way for northern communities, the Faculty is home to an innovative curriculum, distinguished learner-centered legal professionals, and the opportunity to serve its community through Lakehead University Community Legal Services.

    Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ontario, Lakehead has almost 10,000 full-time equivalent students and 2,000 faculty and staff. Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels through its ten faculties and has annual expenditures of $178.5 million, with an estimated annual economic impact on Ontario’s GDP of $1.3 billion from its Thunder Bay campus and $122.7 million from its Orillia campus. Located at the head of Lake Superior, Lakehead’s Thunder Bay campus is one of the most beautiful in Canada, with many of its programscomplemented by fieldwork and a focus on northern socio-economic issues. Further information is available at

    Successful candidates for these three positions will possess strong academic qualifications in law, and research and teaching experience that is relevant to the Faculty’s three mandates as well as a law degree. Two of the positions will focus on Indigenous legal traditions and Aboriginal legal issues and law, with preference given to candidates with research and teaching expertise in these areas. Applications from candidates who employ Indigenous pedagogy in their teaching and have experience engaging with the language, worldview, traditions, and protocols of an Indigenous people are preferred. The third position will focus on both business and land use law and provides the successful candidate the opportunity to further develop the Faculty’s mandate in the areas of natural resources, environmental, and mining law in the north. Aboriginal or Indigenous candidates are encouraged to apply for all three positions.

    Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.

    The Search Committee will begin considering potential candidates immediately and will continue until the positions are successfully filled. Applications should include a letter of interest that includes a teaching and research statement, a curriculum vitae and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without consent of the applicant), and may be submitted in confidence, electronically, to the University’s executive search consultants:

    Laverne Smith & Associates Inc.

    Posted October 24, 2017-

    Gladue Project Research Officer

    Department: Native Law Centre

    FTE: 1.0

    Status: 12 month term

    Requisition: req1257

    Open Date: 10/11/2017 

    Closing Date: 

    Salary Information: The salary range is CAD $60,000.00 - 75,000.00 per annum. The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

    Description: There is 1 opening(s) for this posting. Located in Saskatoon.

    Primary Purpose: To provide research assistance and project delivery to the Native Law Centre Research Department in the area of Indigenous and Criminal Law.

    Nature of Work: The Department is currently seeking a full-time Research Officer for a 1-year term. The Research Officer will work under the direction of the Native Law Centre’s Academic Director and will be responsible for administering the Gladue Awareness Project (“Project”). The Project is a knowledge sharing program designed to reach people working in Saskatchewan’s justice system. The Research Officer must have sound knowledge of the relevant case law, the history of GladueGladue factors, and experience writing Gladue reports. The Project aims to raise awareness of Gladue sentencing principles and the Research Officer will seek seminar attendance from judges, defense lawyers, crown prosecutors, probation officers, etc., throughout Saskatchewan. The Research Officer will be required to actively coordinate seminars, create and administer brochures/posters, and collect and analyze the Project’s data (qualitative, quantitative, survey, etc.). The Project will take place over a 12-month period and will involve seminars, dialogue concerning Gladue resources specific to Saskatchewan, and the wide dissemination of this information through various communication channels. The Research Officer must be willing to travel and will have proven experience in public speaking.

    The Research Officer will work independently and collaboratively in a variety of environments to ensure successful delivery of the Project. Attention to detail, excellent public speaking skills, diligence, focus on quality, relatedness, collaborative mind set, and drive are necessary to ensure success in the position.


    Research Development

    • Data preparation (brochures, seminar outlines, PowerPoint, etc.) and application of legal expertise and knowledge of Indigenous people in the criminal justice system
    • Analysis and report preparation of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods data
    • Develops research presentations and posters for seminar attendees
    • Assist with data collection, as needed
    • Filling in knowledge gaps and taking advantage of research opportunities by seeking out literature, knowledge experts, etc. to support ongoing research and assisting with further developing the Gladue Awareness Project.
    • Support database research by seeking out databases and data depositories & collaborate with provincial and national organizations to work on securing required data, data clean up, analysis, and reporting.
    • Assume primary responsibility for extracting and analyzing data gathered from Project seminars.

    Research Coordination

    • Coordinate and manage the Gladue Awareness Project, including term/final reports
    • Coordinate Project-related activities and events, including, but not limited to research meetings, poster presentations, etc.
    • With the direction from the Academic Director, work on implementing strategic initiatives to foster a collaborative research community in the department

    Communication, Organization, and Project and Time Management

    • Work collaboratively with other departments and units across campus and in the community by establishing and maintaining excellent working relationships with colleagues
    • Provide necessary work outputs in a timely manner as requested and required
    • Actively follow up on the Project’s reporting guidelines, ensuring timely flow of the research cycle
    • Effectively establish work scope, timelines, work plans, and accountabilities for self to ensure quality and clarity of scope for projects
    • Work with the Native Law Centre to ensure the success of the Project
    • Set priorities, deliver outcomes in a timely manner and set/manage feasible expectations with collaborators


    Education: A minimum LL.B. or J.D. degree is required (or equivalent experience in the justice field), with extensive understanding of Gladue reports and Gladue sentencing principles. Experience writing Gladue reports/Gladue sentencing submissions would be considered an asset. If the candidate is or has been a member of any Law Society, the candidate must be a member in good standing.

    Experience: Two to five years of experience working in a research environment; prior experience in legal research, research processes (including question development, design, data collection, analysis and knowledge dissemination), project development and project administration.

    Skills: Excellent interpersonal communication (verbal, written) skills; demonstrated ability to take initiative and work collaboratively with academic and administrative staff, demonstrated sound judgment and confident decision making; effective planning and organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple projects; well-developed analytical skills; ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy; proven proficient computer application skills including work processing, spreadsheets and databases; and the ability to use web-based communication software. 

    Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Larry Chartrand at or (306)966-6189.  

    This position is made possible through a research grant provided by the Law Foundation of Ontario’s Access to Justice Fund.  


    Posted June 20, 2017-

    Legal Aid Ontario

    Legal Aid Ontario employees are committed to making a difference in the lives of our clients. As an integral partner in the Justice system, working at Legal Aid Ontario is more than just a job. It's an opportunity to help people who need it the most; to ensure each client receives the access to justice afforded to them under the law. If you are looking for a new challenge in your already meaningful career with a team dedicated to justice, and innovation in a flexible and supportive work environment consider this opportunity below.

    Criminal Staff Lawyer
    Assignment:  Permanent full-time
    Location(s): Manitoulin Island & Sudbury
    Reports to: Manager, Duty Counsel Services (Criminal)
    Current Status of the Job: Vacant

    Primary Function:
    This position will be situated at the Manitoulin Legal Clinic outside Little Current with regular travel to Courts located on Manitoulin Island and in Espanola and occasional travel to Sudbury. The incumbent will be responsible for staffing criminal bail, plea, youth and adult remand courts in the Ontario Court of Justice. S/he will also be providing summary legal advice, negotiating diversions preparing and assisting with consent and contested bail hearings and variations, preparing and assisting guilty pleas and sentencings and some trials. S/he will also be providing assistance with legal aid applications.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Assisting unrepresented adult and youth clients who have been charged with criminal or quasi-criminal matters
    • Ability to assist with bail hearings and bail variations
    • Preparing  and assisting with pleas
    • Providing clients with summary criminal and quasi-criminal legal advice
    • Preparing and arguing sentencing and sentence review hearings
    • Providing representation in specialty courts
    • Disclosure review
    • Interviewing clients, sureties and witnesses
    • Negotiating with the Crown
    • Participating in Crown and Judicial Pre-trials
    • File management  and statistics input

    Required Skills & Experiences:

    • Member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada
    • Demonstrated Criminal Law experience
    • Ability to work with others in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to work independently
    • Sound judgment and problem solving skills

    Preferred Skills & Experiences:

    • A commitment to social justice or public interest work
    • A sound knowledge of Legal Aid Ontario’s operations and mandate
    • Demonstrated interest in Aboriginal legal issues
    • Training or advocacy experience in relation to mental health issues
    • Access to a vehicle is required as this position requires travel within the region 
    • Ability to communicate in French is an asset.

    Salary: Commensurate with legal experience

    Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified. Please submit your application online via Njoyn on

    This position is collectively represented by the Society of Energy Professionals (SEP) and the successful incumbent will be governed by the provisions of a collective agreement and subject to union dues once negotiated.

    Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set up their Candidate Profile if applying on Njoyn. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.

    Legal Aid Ontario values integrity, respect, responsiveness, excellence, independence, accountability, openness and consistency. Our recruitment process reflects our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Accommodation is available under the
    Ontario Human Rights Code.

    Posted June 13, 2017-

    Tribunaux de la sécurité, des appels en matière de permis et des normes Ontario – Commission ontarienne des libérations conditionnelles – Membres (temps plein  & temps partiel)

    Tribunaux de la sécurité, des appels en matière de permis et des normes Ontario (Tribunaux SAPNO) offre une occasion stimulante et intéressante pour les personnes intéressées par une nomination à un tribunal décisionnel. Tribunaux SAPNO est un groupement de tribunaux décisionnels qui a pour mandat de rendre des décisions qui résolvent des affaires découlant de plus de 30 lois liées à la protection et à la sécurité du public, concernant notamment les demandes d’indemnisation et la délivrance de permis, les services policiers, les libérations conditionnelles, la sécurité-incendie et les ordonnances concernant les soins aux animaux.

    Tribunaux SAPNO cherche des membres à temps plein et à temps partiel pour La Commission ontarienne des libérations conditionnelles. La Commission ontarienne des libérations conditionnelles est l’un des cinq tribunaux de Tribunaux SAPNO. Elle a pour mandat d’examiner les demandes de libération conditionnelle supervisée de délinquants adultes qui purgent des peines d’emprisonnement dans les établissements correctionnels de l’Ontario.

    Les personnes possédant une expérience de travail confirmée auprès des Premières nations, des Inuits et des Métis sont invitées à postuler. Le bilinguisme est un atout.

    Le titulaire de ce poste est nommé par décret pour un mandat initial de deux ou trois ans pouvant être renouvelé jusqu’à concurrence de 10 ans. Date de clôture: le 30 juin 2017.

    Pour en savoir plus et pour postuler à ces postes, veuillez visiter le : .

    -Posted May 17, 2017-

    Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

    Category: Limited Term Faculty Positions

    Application Deadline:Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 11:59pm

    The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay campus, invites applications for up to two (2) Limited Term Faculty positions each for a term of 10 months to three years, dependent on qualifications and experience. The appointment(s) will commence August 1, 2017 at an academic rank commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. 

    Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit:

    The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law has a tripartite mandate, which includes a focus on Aboriginal and Indigenous law, natural resources and environmental law, and sole/small firm practice. The Faculty’s Integrated Practice Curriculum incorporates the requirements of articling into the Faculty’s three-year program. The Law Society of Upper Canada has approved the Integrated Practice Curriculum; as a result, successful graduates may be called to the bar in Ontario without completing a separate period of articles. Our faculty have experience practicing law, and many of our courses include skills-based exercises. 

    The successful candidate(s) will teach up to three full-course equivalents per year in areas covered in the JD Program including, but not limited to Aboriginal-Canadian Legal Issues, Indigenous Legal Traditions, Contracts I & II, Property Law, Business Organizations, Natural Resources Law, Real Estate Law, and Trusts, as well as in the candidate’s area of expertise. In addition to teaching, the candidate will be required to participate in the service and administrative work of the Faculty and University, as required.

    If you have questions about the positions, please contact Dean EagleWoman, at

    The preferred candidate(s) will have a law degree, with preference given to those who also have a graduate degree in law.

    Complete applications will consist of a cover letter that includes a teaching statement and outlines any previous related teaching, service, professional, and/or research experience, up to two samples of published research, a curriculum vitae, law transcripts, and the names and email addresses of three referees. Complete applications should be sent to:

    Angelique EagleWoman, Dean, Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

    Lakehead University,

    955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1


    Review of the applications will begin May 24, 2017 and will continue until the position(s) are filled.

    A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form should be submitted with the application. This form is available on our website - click here.

    Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Please ask us how we may help you by contacting the Office of Human Resources, Lakehead University, (807) 343.8334,

    This position is subject to final budgetary approval.


    -Posted March 2, 2017-


    NUMÉRO DE POSTE : 00021928
    STATUT DU POSTE : Continu, temps-plein
    DIVISION : Services institutionnels, services juridiques et ressources humaines
    SERVICE : Services juridiques
    ÉCHELLE SALARIALE : 12 –87 709$ à 114 346$ (non révisé)
    EMPLACEMENT : Montréal


    Négocie et gère les accords-cadres avec les diverses associations d’artistes et d’artisans et agit à titre de porte-parole de l’ONF avec les associations d’artistes; conseille en matière juridique et d’affaires la clientèle interne de l’ONF relativement aux diverses activités et responsabilités de l’ONF, tant dans la négociation que la rédaction de contrats et autres documents que dans le cadre de l’analyse de risques légaux et financiers des projets entrepris par l’organisation; rédige diverses ententes contractuelles dans les sphères d’activités de l’ONF; représente les intérêts de l’ONF dans la conduite de poursuites judiciaires et le règlement de différends et assure le suivi avec les avocats externes; contribue à l’encadrement des aspects légaux et d’affaires des activités de l’ONF par le développement de contrats types, par l’élaboration de la formation continue des connaissances juridiques dans les domaines d’activités de l’ONF. Contribue à l’interprétation et l’application de la législation applicable à l’ONF et les politiques et directives du Secrétariat du Conseil du Trésor et à l’élaboration de politiques internes comprenant des aspects juridiques; conseille la clientèle interne en matière de conformité à ces lois et produit les rapports requis par les lois.


    • Agit à titre de porte-parole de l’ONF auprès des associations et des guildes d’artistes et d’artisans.
    • Prépare et conduit la négociation des accords-cadres avec le soutien d’un comité interne et le soutien de conseillers externes et fait le suivi auprès des avocats externes à cet égard, le cas échéant.
    • Met à jour les accords-cadres suite aux négociations, opérationnalise les changements à l’interne, donne la formation à la clientèle interne; négocie et rédige les ententes particulières et les demandes d’exemptions lorsque requis dans le cadre des activités de l’ONF.
    • Interprète les accords-cadres, conseille les équipes de production, les équipes de projets spéciaux et l’équipe juridique et les dirige dans leurs relations avec les associations d’artistes et assure la supervision technique de l’administrateur, gestion des droits en ce qui concerne le service-conseil auprès des studios de production.
    • Conseille et rédige des avis juridiques destinés aux diverses secteurs d’activités de l’ONF et la clientèle interne en matière juridique et de relations d’affaires.
    • Analyse les risques juridiques et d’affaires reliés aux différentes productions et projets de l’ONF.
    • Négocie, révise, rédige et interprète divers contrats (ou autres documents) relatifs aux productions et autres activités de l’ONF, dont les contrats de coproduction, de distribution, de partenariat, de licence et de services et conseille la clientèle interne sur les impacts de tels contrats pour l’organisation, tant au plan juridique que sur le plan d’affaires.
    • Recommande à la Direction les actions devant mener aux résolutions des différends et des litiges en cours et documente la preuve pour fins de transmission aux avocats externes et du suivi des dossiers.
    • Représente les intérêts de l’ONF dans le cadre de réclamations et poursuites, initiées par ou contre l’organisation et en fait le suivi auprès des avocats externes;
    • Conçoit et donne des formations aux employés de l’organisation sur les diverses questions juridiques et sujets relatifs aux activités de l’ONF et développe des outils de travail simples et de vulgarisation juridique pour la clientèle interne.
    • Assure une veille relative à l’évolution du droit et des pratiques contractuelles de l’industrie du divertissement pouvant avoir des conséquences sur l’ONF et ses activités, plus particulièrement en ce qui concerne l’évolution du droit des médias et de la propriété intellectuelle et communique les nouveaux développements aux autres membres de l’équipe.
    • Conseille lors de l’élaboration de politiques et directives internes dans les domaines de responsabilités de l’ONF.
    • Élabore, avec les gestionnaires concernés, les pratiques internes en conformité avec les exigences de la loi et les politiques du Secrétariat du Conseil du Trésor
    • Au besoin, siège sur des comités de travail internes selon son expertise;
    • Supervise et établit les priorités et coordonne le travail de l’employé sous sa supervision (supervision entière ou technique), le cas échéant.


    • Diplôme universitaire en droit et Membre du Barreau du Québec ou du barreau d’une autre province du Canada.
    • Un minimum de 10 ans d’expérience en droit du divertissement, en propriété intellectuelle et autres domaines du droit connexes, dont 5 ans en relations de travail avec les associations d’artistes et d’artisans dans le domaine de la production télévisuelle et cinématographique, ou une combinaison équivalente de formation et d’expérience.
    • Connaissance du droit des nouvelles technologies et des nouveaux médias ainsi que la connaissance des processus relatifs à la négociation, la libération et la gestion des droits dans le domaine de l'industrie audiovisuelle et cinématographique sont essentielles.
    • Connaissance approfondie du droit du divertissement, principalement ses aspects pratiques et de ses développements dans l’industrie.
    • Capacité de vulgariser des principes juridiques parfois complexes et les exposer de façon pratique et utile pour la production et la distribution à l’ONF.
    • Capacité de résumer la ou les problématiques et synthétiser les solutions suggérées.
    • Avoir un esprit d’analyse et pratique en ressortant les risques principaux et secondaires.
    • Capacité d’influencer en ayant un rôle conseil : sensibiliser les créateurs et les divers intervenants de la production à l’importance de respecter des principes légaux et la propriété d’autrui.
    • Faire preuve de polyvalence relativement aux divers types de mandats confiés aux services juridiques.
    • Maîtrise des deux langues officielles requise.


    • Qualités recherchées : curiosité intellectuelle, excellente capacité de communication orale et écrite, esprit d’analyse, initiative, bon jugement, sens pratique, autonome, apte à gérer des dossiers d’une grande complexité, capacité de travailler sous pression avec un volume de mandats diversifiés.

    Les personnes intéressées à ce poste et possédant les qualités susmentionnées sont priées de faire parvenir leur demande par écrit, accompagnée de leur curriculum vitæ, à AU PLUS TARD LE 24 MARS 2017. Veuillez indiquer le numéro de concours : SN-00021928.


    -Posted January 19, 2017-

    Associate Lawyer – Aboriginal Rights Law - Yellowknife

    Are you passionate about Indigenous and northern legal issues? 

    Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP (OKT) is seeking an Associate lawyer with 1-5 years of experience to join our Yellowknife office serving the legal needs of northern Indigenous communities. 

    We are a law firm dedicated to advancing justice for Indigenous peoples. Our firm of 27 lawyers serves Aboriginal governments, organizations and individuals in a variety of practice areas, including Aboriginal and treaty rights litigation and negotiation, corporate law for Aboriginal businesses, labour and employment law, land use and environmental planning, cultural protection, representation at inquests and various tribunals, as well as other areas.

    If you have a demonstrated interest in the areas of Aboriginal and northern law and issues, we encourage you to submit your application. Applications, including cover letter, resume, transcripts, and a brief writing sample may be sent to:

    Lorraine Land
    Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP
    250 University Avenue, 8th Floor Toronto, ON  M5H 3E5

    4912 49th Street, Suite 201, Yellowknife NT X1A YP3

    E-mail applications are preferred and receipt of e-mails will be acknowledged by return e-mail.

    Accommodations for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment and selection process are available on request. Please contact Lorraine Land if you have an accommodation request.

    Deadline for applications is February 3, 2017.

    -Posted January 19, 2017-


    Job Description: Legislative Policy Advisor
    Recent Law Graduates Welcome

    Reports to: Senior Policy Advisor – Justice and Human Rights
    Salary Range: $45,000 - $50,000
    Term: To March 31, 2017 with a possibility of extension
    Closing Date: Open until filled
    Location: Ottawa


    The Legislative Policy Advisor is involved in all aspects of the legal/policy input required from the Native Women’s Association of Canada by the Parliament of Canada. As the legislative policy advisor between NWAC and Parliament, the legislative policy
    advisor is responsible for reviewing and providing comments on various pieces of legislation on behalf of NWAC. This position will support the mandate of the Organization by making sure that a gender and indigenous perspective is taken into
    account in legislation and policy-making. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that will make a difference in the lives of Indigenous women and girls in Canada and around the world!

    General duties

    The NWAC Legislative Policy Advisor will:

    • Maintain regular and ongoing communications with key players in Parliament on behalf of NWAC regarding Bills both in the House of Commons and Senate;
    • Actively maintain a strategic legislation review work plan incorporating relevant priorities as identified by NWAC Board, and operational needs;
    • Undertake legal research in support of legislative-reform;
    • Prepare environment scans of Parliament as well as International bodies and provide briefs, comments and submissions on legislative issues;
    • Communicate and collaborate with governmental and non-governmental organizations as necessary;
    • Work with other NAO's and NGO’s to address potential issues within proposed Bills impacting indigenous women and girls;
    • Write reports, factsheets, briefing notes, shadow reports, or other documents;
    • Other related duties as required from time to time.

    Academic Background

    • Graduated in civil (LL.L) or Common law (J.D) or a Lawyer in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada/Quebec Bar Association.

    Key Skills

    • Strong writing and verbal communication skills in both plain language and academic styles;
    • Good critical analytical and thinking skills;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team;
    • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and organize work effectively and under pressure;
    • Ability to conduct research in cooperation and consultation with diverse stakeholders.

    Work/Volunteer Experience

    • Some work or volunteer experience with NGOs, organizations, interest groups and government or government agencies.

    Knowledge Requirements

    • Strong knowledge and understanding of the Canadian parliamentary system;
    • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and internationally, their cultures, histories and traditions;
    • Knowledge of the principles, values and mandate of the Native Women’ Association of Canada;
    • Some knowledge of key issues impacting indigenous women and girls in Canada.
    • Bilingualism is an asset.

    Please submit resume and covering letter to:

    Lynne Groulx, Executive Director 1 Nicholas Street, 9th Floor Ottawa, ON K1N 7B7 (Email submissions preferred).

    Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates. Only thoseselected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will be held in Ottawa or by teleconference.



    -Posted January 16, 2017-

    Offre de stages en droit

    Les Bureaux régionaux du Québec du Service des poursuites pénales du Canada (SPPC) offrent uniquement des stages aux diplômés en droit désirant être admis au Barreau du Québec. Les stagiaires sont soumis aux règlements et aux prestations applicables aux employés temporaires du gouvernement du Canada.

    Nom de  l’organisme: Bureau du directeur des poursuites pénales du Canada (SPPC) Lieu: Bureau Régional du Québec : à Montréal et/ou Québec (2 postes – selon les besoins opérationnels) Classification: LP-00 (stagiaire en droit) Traitement: 36 172 $ à 78 970 $ Date limite pour postuler: le 6 février 2017 - 23h59, Heure du Pacifique Postes à combler : Postes à combler au Service des poursuites pénales du Canada (SPPC), Bureau régional du Québec, pour 2019 :

    • 2 postes

    Comment postuler?    

    Le processus de candidature se fait en deux étapes :

    • Vous devez postuler en ligne par le Système de ressourcement de la fonction publique, au, au plus tard le 6 février 2017 à 23h59 (heure du Pacifique). Sélectionnez la région du Québec, Cherchez ensuite l’affichage de stagiaire en droit.
    • Le titre du poste est «stagiaire en droit – SPPC, Bureau Régional du Québec», et le numéro de processus est le 2017-PPD-QC-EA-105808A.
    • Vous devez également envoyer votre dernier relevé de notes disponible par courriel (document numérisé) à l’adresse :, au plus tard le 6 février 2017 à 23h59 (heure du Pacifique).

    Notez que les candidatures reçues à cette adresse qui n’ont PAS été enregistrées dans le Système de ressourcement de la fonction publique ( seront rejetées. Les demandes incomplètes ou reçues en retard ne seront pas considérées. Lorsque vous postulerez en ligne, vous devrez fournir votre CV et une lettre de présentation. Vous ne pourrez pas joindre ces documents à votre demande. Vous devrez plutôt «copier-coller» le texte de vos documents dans les champs prévus à cet effet. Il n'y aura aucun accusé de réception. Seuls les candidats ayant réussi l'étape de la présélection seront contactés pour la suite du processus. Site internet: Pour plus de renseignements sur le SPPC, veuillez visiter: Qui est admissible Personnes résidant au Canada ainsi qu'aux citoyennes et citoyens canadiens résidant à l'étranger (Renseignements utiles). Citoyenneté La préférence sera accordée, dans l'ordre suivant, aux anciens combattants et aux citoyens canadiens.  Veuillez vous assurer d'inclure dans votre demande d'emploi la raison vous permettant de travailler au Canada : la citoyenneté canadienne, le statut de résidente permanente ou de résident permanent ou un permis de travail (Renseignements utiles). Qualifications Énoncé des critères de mérite et de conditions d'emploi - Bureau régional du Québec

    2019 - Stagiaire en droit LP-00  stagiaire

    Service des poursuites pénales, Bureau régional du Québec Situation d'emploi : Nomination pour une période déterminée Nombre de postes : 2 postes – selon les besoins opérationnels

    Qualifications essentielles


    Baccalauréat en droit, obtenu au plus tard le 31 décembre 2018. Au moment de postuler, le candidat doit fournir la preuve qu’il a obtenu au moins 36 crédits reconnus dans son programme de baccalauréat en droit. Si vous avez effectué vos études à l'étranger, vous devez faire évaluer vos certificats et(ou) diplômes en fonction des normes de scolarité canadienne. Ceci vous permettra de fournir une preuve d'équivalence canadienne au moment de postuler un emploi au sein de la fonction publique fédérale. Celle-ci acceptera tout diplôme obtenu à l'étranger qui est considéré comparable aux normes canadiennes par l'entremise d'un service d'évaluation de diplômes reconnu.

    Si vous n'êtes pas inscrit à une faculté de droit civil canadienne, nous vous demanderons d'expliquer quel sera votre cheminement pour être admissible au stage du Barreau du Québec en 2018.


    Expérience de travail (rémunéré et/ou bénévole), formation et/ou étude. * Veuillez noter que la présélection des candidats retenus pour une entrevue sera basée sur ce critère. Il est de votre responsabilité de démontrer clairement votre expérience, formation et étude dans votre demande.


    Connaissance générale du droit.

    Capacités et compétences et qualités personnelles

    Compétences et connaissances en droit criminel.

    Professionnalisme (tels la conduite professionnelle, le courage professionnel, le souci du service à la clientèle et la capacité de s’auto-évaluer)

    Jugement (telles la prise de décision, la pensée critique et la faculté d’adaptation)

    Gestion de dossiers

    Communications efficaces (tels de vive voix, par écrit et au moyen de l’écoute active)

    Relations interpersonnelles (tels l’établissement de relations et la gestion des émotions)

    Leadership (tels l’encadrement et le mentorat, l’exercice d’une influence sur les autres et le travail d’équipe)

    Compétence dans les langues officielles

    • Bilingue impératif CCC/CCC
    • Bilingue impératif BBB/BBB

    Exigences opérationnelles

    Être en possession d'un permis de conduire valide. NOTA : la catégorie du permis doit, au minimum, autoriser le titulaire à conduire une automobile, fourgonnette ou camionnette, sur toutes les routes et les autoroutes, sans conducteur accompagnateur.

    La personne titulaire peut être appelé à voyager. Cela peut comprendre des affectations à court préavis et pour de longues périodes.

    Capacité et volonté de travailler en dehors des heures normales de travail, ce qui peut inclure le soir, la nuit et la fin de semaine, selon les besoins opérationnels.

    Besoins organisationnels

    L’organisation s’engage à établir et à maintenir un effectif représentatif. Les candidats qualifiés qui déclarent leur appartenance à l’un des groupes visés par l’équité en matière d’emploi (minorités visibles, Autochtones, personnes handicapées et femmes) pourraient être sélectionnés en vue d’une nomination afin de combler un besoin organisationnel.

    Conditions d'emploi

    • Fiabilité et sécurité : Secret
    • Le candidat doit être admissible au stage en droit prévu par l’École du Barreau du Québec au plus tard le 31 décembre 2018, pendant la durée de l’emploi de stagiaire.
    • Les candidats doivent satisfaire à toutes les conditions d’emploi pendant toute la durée des fonctions.

    Autres exigences / Commentaires

    Des tests de langue seconde (français ou anglais) seront administrés aux personnes sélectionnées après l'entrevue. Il s’agit de deux tests écrits et d’un test oral.

    Messages importants

    Une SÉLECTION DESCENDANTE pourrait être appliquée au cours de l'étape d'évaluation, ce qui signifie que seuls les candidats qui obtiendront la note de passage et se classeront parmi les meilleurs passeront à l'étape suivante du présent processus de sélection.

    La fonction publique du Canada s'est aussi engagée à instaurer des processus de sélection et un milieu de travail inclusifs et exempts d'obstacles. Si l'on communique avec vous au sujet d'une possibilité d'emploi ou pour des examens, veuillez faire part au représentant ou à la représentante de la Commission de la fonction publique ou de l'organisation, en temps opportun, de vos besoins pour lesquels des mesures d'adaptation doivent être prises pour vous permettre une évaluation juste et équitable. Les renseignements reçus au sujet de mesures d'adaptation seront traités confidentiellement.

    -Posted December 29, 2016-


    -Posted December 15, 2016-

    Director, Academic Relations

    Lakehead University is conducting an extensive search for a Director, Academic Relations and invites expressions of interest, applications and nominations.

    Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff. With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking enabled by a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels through its ten faculties: Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. Located at the head of Lake Superior, Lakehead’s Thunder Bay campus is situated in the beautiful natural environment of Northwestern Ontario, with many of its programs complemented by fieldwork and a focus on northern socio-economic issues. The University has annual expenditures of $171 million and its annual economic impact on the cities of Thunder Bay and Orillia is $319 million and $41 million respectively. Further information regarding Lakehead University is available at

    Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), the Director, Academic Relations is a key member of the senior leadership team, responsible for human and labour relations processes and procedures affecting faculty, librarians and other academic support staff at Lakehead. Academic Relations promotes best practices in academic leadership, provides information and interpretation on the application of the collective agreements, labour legislation, and policies, and creates opportunities for professional training and development. The Director, Academic Relations supports the successful implementation of the University’s Strategic and Academic Plans as it relates to faculty and academic relations.

    Candidates for this senior-level academic or non-academic administrative position will be accomplished leaders with demonstrated experience in faculty or labour relations within a university or the broader public sector. The successful candidate will have a doctoral, graduate or law degree, advanced knowledge on the administration of collective agreements and policy interpretation, and a familiarity with academic organizational culture, administration and collegial governance. Knowledge of and experience with policy development and implementation, academic labour contract administration and grievance handling is important, as are advanced facilitation and mediation skills. In addition to faculty members or administrators with parallel experience, strong candidates who demonstrate an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may also be considered. 

    The Search Committee will begin considering potential candidates immediately and will continue until the position is successfully filled. Applications, including a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without consent of the applicant), should be submitted in confidence, electronically, to the University’s executive search consultants:

    LaverneSmith& Associates Inc.

    Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities


    -Posted December 8, 2016-



    We are currently seeking an Associate lawyer with 1-5 years of experience, with an interest in and preferably experience in litigation, to join our practice in our Toronto office.

    If you have a demonstrated interest in the area of Aboriginal law, which covers a wide range of practice areas, we encourage you to submit your application. We are a law firm dedicated to advancing justice for Indigenous peoples. Our firm of 27 lawyers serves Aboriginal governments, organizations and individuals in a variety of practice areas, including Aboriginal and treaty rights litigation and negotiation, corporate law for Aboriginal businesses (including acquisitions, financing, corporate governance, and renewable energy), labour and employment law, environmental and cultural protection, representation at inquests and various tribunals, as well as other areas.

    More information about our firm and our practice areas can be found at

    Applications, including cover letter, resume, transcripts, and a brief writing sample may be sent to:

    Lorraine Land,

    Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP
    250 University Avenue, 8th Floor
    Toronto, ON M5H 3E5

    E-mail applications are preferred and receipt of e-mails will be acknowledged by return e-mail.

    Deadline for applications is January 6, 2017 @ 11:59 p.m. EST

    -Posted October 28, 2016-

    Manager, Indigenous Services

    About the Organization Since 1979, The Legal Services Society (LSS) has been the provider of legal aid in British Columbia. As a non-profit organization, our goal is to provide legal information, advice, and representation services to some of BC's most vulnerable and marginalized citizens: those who do not have the financial, educational, social or health resources to effectively access the justice system when their families, freedom, or safety are at risk. That being said, many of our services are available to all British Columbians and our scope of work ranges from family law, child protection, immigration, and criminal law.

    About the Opportunity

    The LSS currently has an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Indigenous Services to join their team in Vancouver, BC.

    Reporting to the Director, Public Legal Information and Applications, this pivotal role is responsible for programs and services designed for Indigenous (Aboriginal, First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) persons and communities in British Columbia.

    Pursuant to special program approval granted by the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal, this role is only open to persons of Indigenous ancestry. The successful candidate must be a practicing lawyer in BC with a minimum of 6 years of experience working within the Indigenous community. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

    You will also possess:

    • Knowledge and experience with family and child protection issues (asset)
    • Knowledge of financial and resource management methodologies
    • Project management skills and knowledge of project management methods, procedures, and principles
    • Demonstrated conflict resolution, facilitation, and negotiation skills
    • A strong understanding of Indigenous issues and cultures, as well as Indigenous community groups and agencies
    • Knowledge of administrative principles, practices, techniques, policies, and legislative development relevant to Indigenous programs, services, and activities
    • An awareness of government laws and policies impacting Indigenous peoples
    • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team environment
    • The ability to assess needs of Indigenous communities and stakeholders and develop/implement new or modified services and programs with available resources

    You will be successful in this role if you have the ability to communicate with and relate to internal and external stakeholders, and also build relationships with Indigenous leaders and community organizations with sensitivity to cultural and Tribal/Nation differences.

    About the Salary & Benefits

    This is a fantastic opportunity to use your legal experience to make a difference in the lives of Indigenous people in BC. In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive annual salary of $97,469-$130,725 based on your skills and experience and a comprehensive benefits package. For full details and to apply, please visit


    Message du président
    Membres du conseil
    Nouvelles & Événements
    Possibilités d'emploi
    Prochaines conférences
    Conférences passées
    Member Only Resources
    Donation to IBA
    Awards of Distinction
    Droit International
    Regarder la législation
    Ressource membre
    Accessing Justice and Reconciliation