On May 26, 2016, we held our annual members' meeting, an opportunity for all ICJ Canada members to learn more about their organization's activities, to participate in governance decisions, to ask questions of Board members, and to discuss ideas. We had lots of positive news about our plans and activities to share. Would you like to know what we spoke about? Click here to read the meeting minutes.
If you're not already a member of ICJ Canada, we strongly encourage you to join today! Becoming a member is the best way of showing your support and helping our organization to be sustainable and active. We are very appreciative of all our members, who are all part of the Canadian legal profession.
On Tuesday, June 7, you are invited to join us in Toronto for an evening featuring Dick Pound, founding President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) & the man behind the Olympics.
At this dinner event, Mr. Pound will deliver a presentation entitled "Dealing With Cheating in Sport; A Global Corruption Challenge." The evening will be moderated by former Supreme Court of Canada Justice, the Honourable Ian Binnie.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
University Club, 380 University Avenue
Tickets are $275 per guest, in support of the International Commission of Jurists (Canadian Section). Charitable receipts will be provided for $200 of the cost for each individual.
This event is now sold out.
For more information, please contact event planner Sherry Naylor at 416-368-8253 or sherry[at]naylorandassociates.com,or ICJ Canada Executive Director Janine Lesperance: janine.lesperance[at]icjcanada.org.
We hope you will join us on June 7.
Dick Pound is one of Canada’s most-recognized figures in international sport. In his distinguished career he was a two-time vice-president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) president from 1977 to 1982. He was founding president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), created in 1999 to coordinate the fight against doping in sport. His efforts to clean up drug use in sports have made him one of the most renowned and influential leaders in sports and in business.
Pound is the author of nine books, including Inside the Olympics and Inside Dope. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada and of l’Ordre national du Québec.