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The associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification and offer a variety of professional development, education and networking opportunities.

National

Federation of Law Societies of Canada (FLSC)

World Exchange Plaza
45 O’Connor Street, Suite 1810
Ottawa ON K1P 1A4 Canada
Phone : 1-613-236-7272
Email : [email protected]

National Committee on Accreditation (NCA)
World Exchange Plaza
45 O’Connor Street, Suite 1810
Ottawa ON K1P 1A4 Canada
Phone : 1-613-236-1700
Email : [email protected]

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Provincial societies

Alberta

Law Society of Alberta (LSA)
919-11th Ave. SW, Suite 500
Calgary AB T2R 1P3 Canada
Phone : 1-403-229-4700
Email : [email protected]

British Columbia

Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC)
845 Cambie Street
Vancouver BC V6B 4Z9 Canada
Phone : 604-669-2533
Email : [email protected]

Manitoba

Law Society of Manitoba (LSM)
219 Kennedy St.
Winnipeg MB R3C 1S8 Canada
Phone : 1-204-942-5571
Email : [email protected]

New Brunswick

Law Society of New Brunswick (LSNB)
68 Avonlea Court
Fredericton NB E3B 1N8 Canada
Phone : 506-458-8540
Email : [email protected]

Newfoundland and Labrador

Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador
P.O. Box 1028
196-198 Water Street
St. John’s NL A1C 1A9 Canada
Phone : 709-722-4740
Email : [email protected]

Northwest Territories

Law Society of the Northwest Territories (LSNWT)
P.O. Box 1298
5004-50th Street
Yellowknife NT X1A 2N9 Canada
Phone : 867-873-3828
Email : [email protected]

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society (NSBS)
1645 Granville Street, Suite 1101
Halifax NS B3J 1X3 Canada
Phone : 902-422-1491
Email : [email protected]

Nunavut

Law Society of Nunavut
P.O. Box 149
Bldg. 917, 3rd Flr., Unit B
Iqaluit NU X0A 0H0 Canada
Phone : 867-979-2330
Email : [email protected]

Ontario

Law Society of Ontario (LSO)
Osgoode Hall
130 Queen Street West
Toronto ON M5H 2N6 Canada
Phone : 416-947-3300
Email : [email protected]

Prince Edward Island

Law Society of Prince Edward Island (LSPEI)
49 Water Street
P.O. Box 128
Charlottetown PE C1A 7K2 Canada
Phone : 1-902-566-1666
Email : [email protected]

Quebec

Barreau du Québec (BQ)
445, boul. St-Laurent
Montréal QC H2Y 3T8 Canada
Phone : 1-514-954-3400
Email : [email protected]

Chambre des notaires du Québec (CNQ)
1801, avenue McGill College, bureau 600
Montréal QC H3A 0A7 Canada
Phone : 514-879-1793
Email : [email protected]

Saskatchewan

Law Society of Saskatchewan (LSS)
P.O. Box 5032
2425 Victoria Ave., 2nd Flr.
Regina SK S4P 3M3 Canada
Phone : 1-306-569-8020
Email : [email protected]

Yukon

Law Society of Yukon (LSY)
302 Steele Street, Suite 202
Whitehorse YT Y1A 2C5 Canada
Phone :1- 867-668-4231
Email : [email protected]

Bar associations

Canadian Bar Association
500 – 865 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5S8
Phone: 1-613-237-2925 or 613-237-1988
Email: [email protected]

Immigrant networks

Professional immigrant networks are organized, volunteer-run member-based associations or networks created by and for immigrant professionals that seek to:

  • create a forum to contribute to and enrich their respective communities
  • provide opportunities for members to find meaningful employment and achieve their professional goals

These networks organize networking events, mentoring, information sessions, and also provide professional development opportunities such as workshops, training and connections to employment opportunities.

National

Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers
20 Toronto Street, Suite 300
Toronto, ON M5C 2B8

Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
20 Toronto Street, Suite 300
Toronto, ON Canada M5C 2B8

British Columbia
South Asian Bar Association

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