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“That doesn’t happen here,” “We’re not like them,” or “I’m so happy we live in Canada”: these are common phrases you hear people in Canada utter when the issue of race and racism are “trending topics”. The Canadian belief is that while racism does exist, it is nothing like what it is in America. America’s[…]

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“Wow! You’re in law school?” “You must be really smart, huh?” “Are you a basketball player?” These questions symbolize balancing limited societal expectations of Black men with barely accessible avenues for academic achievement. As a result, many Black men in law school and the legal profession are relegated to encourage an unlearning and re-education of[…]

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BLSA Canada stands in solidarity with fellow Muslim law students. Click here to read our Statement of Support. BLSA Canada mourns alongside all those shaken by the tragic shooting at a mosque in Sainte-Foy, Québec, that took 6 lives and wounded 8 others. We condemn hatred and acts of division. We must stand together in love and[…]

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It is important that pre-law students are exposed to the profession in which they aspire to work. With the help of the BLSA Canada chapters, pre-law students will receive free assistance from current law students for law school applications. Please refer to the BLSACares poster here for more information on the BLSA Canada online workshop, Conference workshop[…]

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