Jennifer Pereira, Q.C. presented Community Service Award

Congratulations to Jennifer Pereira, Q.C. on her recognition by The Canadian Bar Association (Saskatchewan Branch) with the Community Service Award.

The Community Service Award recognizes lawyers for their outstanding dedication, service and commitment to the community. It has been presented annually since 1999 to members of the Canadian Bar Association who have made exceptional contributions to our province. For more information about the award, click here.

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Jared Epp elected President of Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association

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Congratulations to Jared Epp on his election as President of the Saskatchewan Trial Lawyers Association (STLA).

The STLA is a voluntary association of civil and criminal trial lawyers dedicated to the pursuit of justice through education and advocacy.  In its 37th year, the STLA supports lawyers to help the public obtain justice through a fair and accessible court system.

For more information about the STLA click here

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Jennifer Pereira, Q.C. joins the Remai Modern Foundation Board

Congratulations to Jennifer Pereira, Q.C. on her appointment to the Remai Modern Foundation Board. The Remai Modern Foundation, incorporated in 2017, is a nonprofit foundation whose sole purpose is to support the mission and activities of Remai Modern. Donations, gifts and bequests are invested to generate income for acquisitions, research, major exhibitions and programming, to help sustain Remai Modern as a leading cultural institution.

For more information about the Remai Modern Foundation, click here.

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National Volunteer Week 2022: Highlighting Robertson Stromberg’s Community Partnerships

From April 24 to 30, Canadians celebrate National Volunteer Week (NVW2022). This year’s theme is Volunteering is Empathy in Action and honours the dedicated volunteers that bring heart to Canada’s communities.

At Robertson Stromberg LLP, we are very proud of our community involvement and our active participation as volunteers with local non-profit organizations. We have deep roots in our community, and we are proud to call the city of Saskatoon home.

Robertson Stromberg’s community partnerships have three central components – volunteer Board memberships, sponsorships and donations, and community involvement.

Board Memberships

 
Non-profit organizations are essential for building an engaged and collaborative community. Our lawyers serve on Boards as a way to support our community and to build capacity within organizations that often have limited resources.

As Board members, Robertson Stromberg lawyers volunteer their time – and provide governance expertise and oversight – to some of our community’s most active non-profit organizations and charities.

Our Board memberships include Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saskatoon and Area, CHEP Good Food, Dress for Success Saskatoon, the Law Foundation of Saskatchewan, OUTSaskatoon, READ Saskatoon, Remai Modern art gallery and Station 20 West community centre. These organizations address issues ranging from food security in the city’s core neighbourhoods to inclusiveness and economic empowerment.

As Board members, Robertson Stromberg lawyers volunteer their time – and provide governance expertise and oversight – to some of our community’s most active non-profit organizations and charities.

Sponsorships and Donations

 
Robertson Stromberg recognizes that the backbone of any charitable organization is its volunteers. That’s why we commit our sponsorship dollars to assist non-profit organizations in building capacity to support those individuals who give their time to make our community great.

Some examples of organizations we support through sponsorships and donations are the Okihtcitawak Patrol Group (OPG), the Sum Theatre and the Secret Santa Foundation. The OPG is an Indigenous created and led community-based patrol group that services Saskatoon’s core neighbourhoods. As an independent theatre company, Sum Theatre’s mission is to build community by creating inclusive experiences. The Secret Santa Foundation’s mandate is to provide a complete Christmas to 600 less fortunate Saskatoon families with children under 12.

Community Involvement

 
As a community-minded full-service law firm, Robertson Stromberg lawyers provide pro bono legal services to individuals and organizations across the province. Through the Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan (PLEA), our lawyers offer legal advice clinics at the Saskatoon Public Library. We also participate with Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan (PBLS) to provide free legal services to low-income provincial residents.

Our community involvement isn’t limited only to legal services. RS Partner Misty Alexandre volunteers as head coach of both the Comet Lazers U9B Hockey Team and the Comet Blasters U7 Hockey Team. Partner Kirsten Hnatuk volunteers as a literacy coach with READ Saskatoon’s literacy program. And, partner Kim Anderson, Q.C., is a member of the Appeals Board for Saskatoon Youth Soccer.

Let’s celebrate Canada’s volunteers together. #NVW2022 #EmpathyInAction #VolunteersBringHeart

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Tiffany Paulsen, Q.C., participates in the Legal Skies podcast

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Join Tiffany Paulsen, Q.C., as she participates in Legal Skies, a podcast from the Law Society of Saskatchewan. In S4E1 Tiffany joins Dayna Cornwall, Project Manager for the National Self-Represented Litigants Project, to discuss limited scope (or unbundled) legal services – what it is, why it’s an affordable option, and where to find a lawyer.

Listen to podcast: https://www.lawsociety.sk.ca/news-media-and-publications/podcasts/

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Tiffany M Paulsen receives Q.Arb designation

Congratulations to Tiffany M. Paulsen, Q.C., on achieving Q.Arb designation from the ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC). ADRIC is Canada's preeminent self-regulatory professional Dispute Resolution organization. It provides education and certification, promotes ethical...

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Retroactive Child Support: Should you be Worried?

The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision, Michel v Graydon, 2020 SCC 24  is likely going to cause late night anxiety for some parents as the Court determined that, no matter how old the “children” are, parents may still collect unpaid child support from the other...

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COVID-19: Why now is not the time to put your life on hold

It feels as though life is on hold these days.  People’s careers have been paused.  Kids are home from school.  Our social lives have become considerably more restricted.  We have all been forced to become homebodies, even if we (secretly) don’t mind it.  However, now...

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Misty Alexandre presents to the Mechanical Contractors Association of Saskatchewan on the new Prompt Payment Legislation

In a session geared especially for MCAS members, Misty Alexandre presented on the incoming prompt payment legislation.

The session focused on how the new Builder’s Lien (Prompt Payment) Amendment Act will impact infrastructure owners, the design community, and contractors.

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