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The 2020 WGCC National Conference has been accredited by the following provinces:

New Brunswick

For New Brunswick lawyers, this program has been accredited for 5.5 hours of  CPD learning activity by the Law Society of New Brunswick.

Saskatchewan

For Saskatchewan lawyers, this program has been accredited for 4.5 hours of  CPD learning activity by the Law Society of Saskatchewan.

Ontario

The “2020 Women General Counsel Canada National Conference You, Only Better - What You Need to Know to Kill it in Life and at Work” program, held on January 23, 2020 has been accredited for 2 hours of Professionalism Content. 

The Professionalism Hours have been allocated as follows:

Session Title

Approved Professionalism Hours

Approved EDI Professionalism Hours

Taking Your Leadership to the Next Level by Channeling Your Inner Hercules and Your Inner Buddha

1 hour

N/A

Ted Talk: “The Happy Secret to Better Work”

1 hour

N/A

 






Substantive Hours

The Self Advocacy/Negotiation Workshop contains 2.5 hours of Substantive content.

Quebec

Training activities held outside the Province of Québec and approved by another Canadian bar or foreign bar as part of a Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) program of that other bar are automatically recognized by the Comité sur la formation continue obligatoire:
• regardless of whether or not the member of the Québec Bar is a member of that other bar, and;
• regardless of whether or not this training activity is offered by that bar itself or by a supplier accredited by that bar.

It is up to the member who wishes to attend such training activities to verify with the foreign bar that it is approved by under its own mandatory continuing legal education program and that it meets the requirements of the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire.

For these training activities, the member of the Québec Bar only has to declare in his training statement the training hours spent and to retain proof of registration and participation. No application for recognition shall be submitted to the Comité.

British Columbia

For British Columbia lawyers, we have received accreditation from the Law Society of British Columbia.  The following events were approved: Self Advocacy / Negotiation Workshop, Taking Your Leadership to the Next Level by Channeling Your Inner Hercules and Your Inner Buddha, and the TedTalk: "The Happy Secret to Better Work', for a total 4.5 CPD hours.

Alberta

For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual Continuing Professional Development Plan as required by the Law Society of Alberta.

Newfoundland and Labrador

For lawyers from Newfoundland, consider including this course as a CLE learning activity in your mandatory annual CLE Annual Report as required by the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Nova Scotia

For Nova Scotia lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual Continuing Professional Development Plan as required by the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.

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