On March 3rd and 4th, twenty-four students from law schools across Canada gathered at Robson Hall, Faculty of Law, for the Inaugural Canadian Negotiation Competition. The law students, acting as lawyers, represented the fictitious Le’Vana Cosmetics or Mother Earth Organic Foods as the companies negotiated the legal problems in co-developing an organic line of cosmetics. Schools represented include: University of British Columbia, University of Calgary, University of Manitoba, McGill, Osgoode Hall, University of Ottawa, University of Saskatchewan, University of Victoria, and Western.
On June 23 2016, Marcia V. J. Kran, a Canadian lawyer and former international civil servant now living in Vancouver, was elected to the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC). She holds B.A. (1987) and law (1980) degrees from the University of Manitoba, and received the Celebrated Alumnus Award from the Faculty of Arts in 2006.
A year after TRC calls to action, new artwork reaffirms Robson Hall’s commitment to truth and reconciliation
A new triptych by Dakota/Ojibwa artist Linus Woods will remind members of the Robson Hall community where they stand.
Professor Gerald Heckman, winner of two awards for teaching excellence, shares his expertise.