Upcoming meeting of the CCLD

The Law deans will be meeting at l'université Laval on May 4 and 5, 2017. 



The CCLD response to the Ryerson University proposal for a new JD program can be found under Reports and Publications.

Dean Lorne Sossin of Osgoode Law School, "In Praise of the CCLD!"

Congratulations to Nathalie Des Rosiers on her recent election as the MPP for Ottawa-Vanier. You will be missed!


Posting Protocol

The Council of Canadian Law Deans (CCLD) is pleased to accept posting requests for its Web site with respect to the following four pages:


Please note the following:

  1. The CCLD accepts postings that it believes are relevant to legal education and legal research in Canada.
  2. The "Reports and Publications" page is not intended for law review articles and annual reports.
  3. Postings are done by way of a link to an existing external Web page or, alternatively, to an e-mail address.
  4. The CCLD may revise this protocol at any time without notice.

In order to ensure that the posting process is completed in an efficient and timely manner, the CCLD asks that you adhere to the following protocol.

  1. Prepare an e-mail and indicate on which page (Call for Papers, Conference or Event, Job Posting, or Report or Publication) the posting is to appear.
  2. In the body of the e-mail, include the Internet address (URL) of the specific external Web page (in English, French or both) where the Call for Proposals, the Conference or Event, the Job Posting, or the Report or Publication can be found. The CCLD will create a link to that URL. [In the event that there is no external Web page for your posting, you must provide the e-mail address of the relevant contact person. The CCLD will create a link to that e-mail address.]
  3. Add the following information:
    1. Calls for Proposals
      • the title of the call for proposals (in English, French or both)
      • the deadline
    2. Conferences and Events
      • the title of the conference or event (in English, French or both)
      • the location
      • the date(s)
    3. Job Postings
      • the title of the position (in English, French or both)
      • the name of the university (in English, French or both)
      • the deadline
    4. Reports and Publications
      • the title of the report or publication (in English, French or both)
      • the name of the author or the name of the organization that commissioned the report or publication (in English, French or both)
      • the date of the report or publication
  4. If the posting is to appear in both English and French, provide the required information in both languages.
  5. Example:

    •  Job Posting 
    •  Tenure Track Position,
    •  Faculty of Law, McGill University
    •  Deadline: May 19, 2012
    •  URL: (URL of original request)

  6. Send your e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  .

At the end of every month, the postings will be reviewed to ensure that they are still relevant. In most cases, the following rules will apply:

  1. Calls for Proposals and Job Postings will be removed within 15 to 30 days following the specified deadline.
  2. Conferences and Events will be removed within 15 to 30 days following the date of the event.
  3. Reports and Publications will remain on the Web site until the CCLD determines that they are no longer relevant.