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At the heart of our CPD programming is 'learning-by-doing'. Our skill-based workshops offer you practical, hands-on learning in a safe and supportive environment with leading faculty who are trained by us. We ensure you are in good hands.

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As the voice of advocates, The Advocates' Society takes a stand on law and policy by intervening in court cases that impact the profession, and by making submissions on legislation and policy. Learn more about our advocacy initiatives here.

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Friends who argue. That’s who we are - and a collegial bar is a successful bar. Stay connected with your colleagues on both sides of the courtroom at our social events and discover the person behind your opponent.



The Advocates' Society Supports the Passage of Bill C-5

Posted on 1/6/2022
Federal Bill C-5 proposes important reforms to sentencing in the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. TAS supports the passage of Bill C-5 to reduce systemic racism in Canada's criminal justice system...

The Advocates' Society Voices Support for the Evacuation of Judges and Lawyers in Afghanistan

Posted on 8/23/2021
The Advocates’ Society expresses its profound concern for the safety of legal professionals working in Afghanistan following the return of Taliban rule...

The Advocates' Society Condemns Hiring of PI for Surveillance of Chief Justice Glenn Joyal

Posted on 7/13/2021
The Advocates' Society condemns the hiring of a private investigator to conduct surveillance of Chief Justice Glenn Joyal of the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench and the threat this action poses to the principle of judicial independence...


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