FACL is pleased to announce our Speaker Series - Real Talk on Being Racialized Women in the Law. Join us for a candid conversation about being a racialized woman and the law.
Stuff yourself with some tandoori chicken, butter chicken, and chicken tikka masala. Wash it down with a glass of mango lassi, and finish off with a delicious bowl of rice pudding. Enjoy all of this and more at the return of our popular FACL Lunch Series.
Please join us for a little bubbly and good cheer to toast the Holidays and the coming New Year!
Our featured guest will be the honourable Madam Justice Ritu Khullar of the Court of Appeal of Alberta. We are honoured and excited to have Madam Justice share her thoughts on the topic of equal representation of the Asian community on the bench.
The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers – Western Chapter (FACL Western) is pleased to present Provincial Court of Manitoba Judge Lindy Choy as a featured speaker in its Winnipeg speaker series.
FACL Fantasy Basketball League
League Launch + Recruitment
Hoops fans! FACL is starting their inaugural Fantasy Basketball League this October. No experience or knowledge is required. Your host, Alan Hong, will guide you through the basics of fantasy basketball, the NBA and basketball in general.
The league is open to Students & Lawyers.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Dinner / Refreshments – Prairie Ink Restaurant – 5:30 PM
Landmark Cinemas – Grant Park – 7:00 PM
The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers – Western Chapter (FACL Western) is hosting a movie night in Winnipeg!
We’re having a fun group discussion over dinner / refreshments at Prairie Ink Restaurant in McNally Robinson, Grant Park followed by watching Crazy Rich Asians as a group at Landmark Cinemas – Grant Park!
We will meet at the restaurant at 5:30 PM, Thursday, September 13, 2018 and then gather inside the front entrance of the theatre in their lounge at 7:00 PM.
Everyone pays for their own movie ticket(s) and dinner / refreshments. Law students, friends, colleagues, and significant others are welcome, too!
For more about the movie, check out https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/laughter-tears-emotional-audiences-pack-theaters-support-crazy-rich-asians-n900796 or any of the many articles online.
Please email Stephanie at SChan@winnipeg.ca if you plan on joining us! When you email her, please let her know if you will join us at the restaurant, at the movie, or both.
We look forward to seeing you at the event!
From your Winnipeg events organizing committee: Stephanie Chan, Ingrid Ruiz, Victoria Truong and Victor Lee.
Sponsored by: DLA PIPER LLP
6:00pm Tuesday, August 28, 2018
We are hosting a movie night sponsored by DLA Piper. We are planning to watch Crazy Rich Asians as a group in Eau Claire, followed by a group discussion over refreshments at a nearby restaurant. This movie is being celebrated for featuring an Asian-majority cast. We have subsidized movie tickets available for Law Students (Articling/Summer Students Included).
Please email George (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Holly(email@example.com) to let us know if you plan on joining us.
We invite you to join us for a casual, networking night for the young professionals to celebrate the beginning of the summer, meet some great new people in the city and grow your network. This event is co-hosted by three non-profit organization groups. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided and your ticket purchase includes one drink ticket. We hope to see you there!
The Winnipeg dim sum lunch is tentatively scheduled for 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the North Garden Restaurant, 33 University Crescent. (Attendees will split the cost of lunch.) It’s a great opportunity to network and meet other legal professionals and have some good food at the same time!
If you and / or your colleagues are interested in attending, send Victor Lee a note at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 1, 2018. We will send you a confirmation closer to the date.
Thank you for your attention and wishing you a great 2018!
Have you ever wondered what the fantasy football craze is about? Well wonder no more because FACL is starting their inaugural fantasy football league this September. Absolutely no experience or knowledge is required! Your hosts, George Wong and Joshua Mamdani, will walk you through the basics of fantasy football, the NFL and football in general.
The event is open to Students & Lawyers.
FACL WESTERN Annual General Meeting
Thursday July 20, 2017 5:30 PM (MDT)
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Come join us for FACL Western's AGM. Learn more about our vision and plans for 2017-2018 and elect our slate of directors for 2017-2018.
If you are interested in taking part in one of our committees, come join us to learn more about how you can get involved.
Calgary - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Suite 2500, TransCanada Tower
450 1 St S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2P 5H1
Edmonton - Parlee McLaws LLP
1700 Enbridge Centre
10175-101 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0H3
All other locations via conference call
1-866-875-9662 / #4167748
Please RSVP using the below link, including those joining us via conference call.