Latest News New Nova Scotia bar admission course realistic approach, officials say

November 28, 2019

Nova Scotia’s law society is joining three of its Canadian counterparts in adopting a bar admission program officials say will better prepare would-be lawyers for the realities of practising law. The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society (NSBS) is adopting the Practice Readiness Education Program (... Read More Better lawyer training means better lawyers

November 26, 2019

Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education plans to roll out new Practice Readiness Education Program, says Gary Goodwin. Strange fascination, fascinating me Ah, changes are taking the pace I'm going through Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes Turn and face the strange … —David Bowie When does a... Read More

We're hiring a Education Manager

November 25, 2019

The Education Manager is a senior member of the management team and provides direction, advice, support and analysis with respect to education initiatives. This is an exciting opportunity to help facilitate and contribute to the development and execution of an innovative education program. CPLED ... Read More

We have Moved to a New Office!

November 12, 2019

The Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLED) has moved, effective today, Tuesday, November 12. Our new address is: Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLED) Suite 700 333 - 11th Avenue SW Calgary, AB, T2R 1L9 Please update your records with our new address. A... Read More

CPLED will be closed on Monday, November 11 for Remembrance Day

November 08, 2019

“In Flanders Fields, the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below.” -       John McCrae Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLED)... Read More

Nothing soft about these skills

November 06, 2019

How PREP is developing skills that go beyond the text Developing a firm understanding of the law and its application is a foundational component of legal education in Canada. While being able to reference precedent and having a thorough grasp on the intricacies of the judicial system are critical... Read More