Lawyers lead the fight for our rights
On the occasion of National Law Day, which is held on April 16 this year, lawyers from all the different branches of the law – private law firms, legal aid, etc. – are inviting the general public to participate in numerous activities. These will include conferences on different aspects of the law, trial simulations, guided tours of law courts, charity events, visits to citizenship courts and various contests. These activities have all been organized through the voluntary work of hundreds of legal experts throughout the country.
This Day is also of interest to young people thinking about their future careers and who would like to learn more about different professions including the law. Social rights, right to trial, indi- vidual rights, commercial rights... lawyers have in-depth knowledge of the smallest details which have significance in the eyes of the law. For example, did you know that there are “ aboriginal rights” and “ elder rights”? Over the last two decades, the aboriginal culture has gradually carved a place for itself within the Canadian legal system, just as seniors have found a voice to represent them and to protect their rights.
Lawyers lead the fight in defending the rights of every segment of the population from, individuals to businesses, youths and seniors, including all the different ethnic groups. With the help of a lawyer we’re assured of being well protected, of being well counselled and of having all our rights defended.