Check out these educational workshop opportunities!


February 13, 2018 | 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM | Bennett Jones Lecture Theatre (Murray Fraser Hall 2370)

20 Years On: A Retrospective on Wrongful Convictions with David Milgaard- The University of Calgary Faculty of Law is hosting a panel for discussion to examine the causes and remedies concerning wrongful convictions. The panel will be comprised of two professors, a criminal defence lawyer, a journalist, and David Milgaard.  More information on this event can be found on the website link provided. http://law.ucalgary.ca/event/2018-02-13/20-years-retrospective-wrongful-convictions-david-milgaard


February 24, 2018 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | University of Calgary Faculty of Law Murray Fraser Hall, Room MFH 3360 | Seats are limited

SMLS Public Lecture - Ready or Not, Recreational Marijuana is Coming- This seminar will explore new federal and provincial laws, with a focus on Alberta’s reforms. For example, we will address such questions as how many plants individuals can grow in their homes, age restrictions on the possession of cannabis, who can sell cannabis products, rules on public consumption, and whether cannabis can be purchased online. This seminar will also address related changes to other laws, such as those governing impaired driving. We will explore some of these policy challenges, along with future legal challenges. More information on this event can be found on the website link provided. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/smls-public-lecture-ready-or-not-recreational-marijuana-is-coming-tickets-42505079838?internal_ref=login


March 5, 2018 | 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM | Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre 1213 4 St. SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0X7 Room 3102 | 10 Tickets Available through Karima Taha at ktaha060@mtroyal.ca

Harm Reduction Saved My Life: Overdose Prevention & Safeworks Update- Review the principles of harm reduction and how to practice them in any setting. Learn about overdose prevention, recognition, and response, how to obtain a Naloxone Kit, and how to register as a Take Home Naloxone kit dispensing site. Professional perspectives will be shared, as well as the personal impact of addiction, drug use and harm reduction. More information on this event can be found on the website link provided. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/harm-reduction-saved-my-life-overdose-prevention-naloxone-training-safeworks-update-tickets-41346124371 

*** This Workshop will run again on March, 12 2018 at the same location, from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. 10 tickets available ***

 https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/harm-reduction-saved-my-life-overdose-prevention-naloxone-training-safeworks-update-tickets-41346151452 (March 12)


March 6, 2018 | 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM | Mount Royal University LP Y316

Women in the Justice System: A Panel Discussion- Mount Royal is hosting a panel which includes women who work in the Calgary criminal justice system. The panel will be made up of a defense attorney, chief Crown prosecutor, parole officer, superintendent, detective, and Constable. More information on this event can be found on the website link provided.   http://www.mtroyal.ca/ProgramsCourses/FacultiesSchoolsCentres/Arts/EventsandConferences/wcjspanel


April 5, 2018 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | Mount Royal University in the EA building room EA 3102

Engaging Vulnerable People Workshop-The Engaging Vulnerable People workshop is particularly valuable for anyone who is interested in or likely to work with vulnerable and marginalized Calgarians, particularly those experiencing homelessness due to poverty, mental health and addiction issues. The workshop provides accurate information about Calgary’s homeless population, sensitivity skills for relating to persons experiencing homelessness, as well as safety and non-violent crisis intervention techniques.