Bilingual Students from Robson Hall make it onto the small screen

Celebrating the 140th anniversary of The Law Society of Manitoba

CBC Radio-Canada producer, Rémi Authier interviews David Syvitski, one of the students taking the Français juridique class at Robson Hall.

CBC Radio-Canada producer, Rémi Authier interviews David Syvitski, one of the students taking the Français juridique class at Robson Hall.

La télé de Radio-Canada, CBC’s French language counterpart, was invited to Robson Hall last month to take part in the Français juridique class (legal French terminology), taught by Maître Guillaume Dragon, to gather students’ impressions on the importance of bilingualism in the context of the Law Society of Manitoba’s 140th anniversary.

As a result, a series of short documentaries aired in November on the evening news exploring many aspects, including the challenges, faced by today’s profession. The topics being explored are: rural vs urban practice, ‘’small firms’’ vs ‘’big firms’’, the challenges faced by women in the profession, indigenous law, and the importance of a legal bilingual education in western provinces. Read More.

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