Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

3 mandates of the faculty of law curriculum The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is a regional, unique law school with a focus on Northern Ontario.  We embrace three mandates in our curriculum: Aboriginal and Indigenous Law, Natural Resources and Environmental Law, and Sole/Small Town Practice with the Integrated Practice Curriculum (IPC).

We are a law school committed to making a difference, providing access to justice, and leading the way for northern communities.  Explore our web site to learn more about the opportunities and innovative offerings we are engaged in.

Aboriginal Justice Systems Conference

The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law was pleased to host the Aboriginal Justice Systems Conference on Friday, March 2 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Faculty of Law (PACI Building) in the John N. Paterson Auditorium. 

The recorded event can be found HERE

Special thanks to The Law Foundation of Ontario and the Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre for their support.

Welcome Day for Admitted Students

On February 16th, 2018, the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law warmly welcomed a group of admitted students and their supporters. The prospective students received their offers of admission for the 3-year Juris Doctor (JD) program and we hope they decide to join our class of 2021!

The day was filled with a range of sessions including examples of our innovative curriculum, financing options, and a panel consisting of students from each year of the program. Dr. Ryan Alford gave the group a typical law school lecture, and members of the Thunder Bay Law Association joined us for a catered dinner in the PACI Auditorium. The day wrapped up with a performance by Wolfie and the Thunderwolves Basketball team on main campus! Our amazing student volunteers helped potential law students feel at home in our city and in the Faculty of Law. Thank you to everyone that helped to make the day run smoothly and welcome our new students!

A special thank you to our generous supporters, The Waterfront District BIA and St Paul Roastery.

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law faculty & staff members speaking during our Student Welcome Day
Wolfie and some of our new Students

A new student learning about our community legal services
Many students gathered discussing their new field of studies

Newsletter - Winter, 2018


News & Events

The Sports Law Club held the Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, Sept. 23 at Emerald Greens Golf Course.  There was a great turn out with funds raised for the Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School's sports programs.


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