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- Queen's Counsel Appointment Announced Jonathan Coady has received the top recognition designation in the field of law.
“Congratulations to Jonathan. Receiving the Queen’s Counsel designation is the highest honour a lawyer can receive in their field. Jonathan’s many contributions in the field of law and to communities in Canada and Prince Edward Island will have a positive, enduring impact for generations to come.”
- Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General Bloyce Thompson
Jonathan will formally be recognized at Government House by Her Honour, the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island.
Complete announcement can be found here.
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- Senator Murray Sinclair speaks to Lawyers at Call to Action CLE October 31, 2019The Law Society of PEI Call to Action Committee hosted a Continuing Legal Education session on October 31st, with Senator Murray Sinclair as keynote speaker. Senator Sinclair served as a Provincial Court Judge and Superior Court Judge in Manitoba and as the Chief Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). As head of the TRC, he participated in hundreds of hearings across Canada, culminating in the issuance of the TRC’s report in 2015. He was appointed to the Senate in 2016.
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