MERALI APPOINTED TRUSTEE
As the daughter of Tanzanian immigrants who were not able to practise their chosen profession in Canada, Isfahan Merali always knew she wanted to practise in an area that would let her help communities that face barriers.
The human rights lawyer was recently appointed to serve on the Law Foundation of Ontario Board of Trustees, a post where Merali says she hopes to help the organization reach out to vulnerable communities.
Merali, who is tribunal counsel to the Consent and Capacity Board, says she also hopes to help share knowledge about access to justice and human rights.
Merali was elected as a bencher at the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2015.
$80,000 DONATION BY THOMSON ROGERS
Thomson Rogers is set to donate $80,000 to five different organizations that have helped its clients get back on their feet.
“You see these groups that do this work somewhat anonymously for the most part,” says...
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