Alert - 2015 Mid-Winter Meeting

  • February 04, 2015

Annual Legal Conference to highlight Stress, Depression & Addiction in the profession and feature a panel discussion on End of Life issues

WHAT: The Canadian Bar Association, Saskatchewan Branch, will hold its 2015 Mid-Winter Meeting next week, February 5-6th, at the Delta Bessborough Hotel in Saskatoon.

WHY: This annual conference provides lawyers from across Saskatchewan with two days of premier education and networking among the province’s top legal professionals.

WHO:  The conference will bring together compelling speakers and interesting professional development plenaries and workshops on evolving legal topics. A few highlights for this year include:

  • Dr. Gabor Maté, renowned speaker and bestselling author, discussing “Stress, Depression & Addiction in the Legal Profession”.
  • A panel discussion on the highly debated topic of End of Life issues. The session will include viewpoints from a United Church Hospital Chaplain, a member of the Constitutional Law Branch, a member from the Saskatoon Health Region and a Board member from Dying with Dignity Canada.
  • The Honourable Gordon Wyant, QC, Minister of Justice and the Attorney General for Saskatchewan will open the conference with the annual “Breakfast with the Minister”.

For more detailed information on our conference lineup and session speakers, visit http://bit.ly/2015MWM to view a copy of our Brochure.

WHEN:  February 5th, 7:30am – 5:00pm and February 6th, 8:30am – 5:00pm

WHERE: Delta Bessborough Hotel - 601 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Brenda Hesje, Executive Director, brenda@cbasask.org, (306) 244-3781, cell: (306) 222-0798
Kayla Stuckart, Communications Officer, kayla@cbasask.org, (306) 244-3897, cell: (306) 715-8815

Select sessions and events are open to accredited media. To obtain accreditation, please contact Kayla Stuckart, Communications Officer, kayla@cbasask.org