Agenda - September 30th, 2020


Welcome and Introduction by PBLI


Chair's Welcome and Introduction


Carla Lewis

Lewis Kennelly



Court and Procedural Matters


Jane Reid

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP


  • What can be done in court right now and what changes are expected in the near term
  • Managing client expectations during this time



Questions and Discussion


Alternative Dispute Resolution


Arlene H. Henry, Q.C.

Arlene H. Henry Law Corporation


  • An update on the delivery of parenting coordination, Hear the Child reports, mediation and arbitration services during the time of COVID-19



Questions and Discussion




Substantive Family Law Matters


Carla Lewis

Lewis Kennelly


Haley Hrymak

Rise Women's Legal Centre


  • Dealing with urgent matters
  • Emerging trends in non-urgent parenting, property, support, Family Maintenance enforcement



Questions and Discussion


Faculty Roundtable


Moderated by: Carla Lewis


  • A discussion of the current situation and anticipated future developments by our faculty members (Jane ReidArlene H. HenryHaley Hrymak)
  • Starting a practice in the middle of a pandemic (Tanya Thakur, Thakur McNeill LLP)



Questions and Discussion
  12:25 Chair's Closing Remarks 
  12:30 Program Concludes