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National Criminal Law Program


Criminal Procedure, Ethics and the Charter
July 7 - 11, 2014

World Trade and Convention Centre, 1800 Argyle Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia


The National Law Program is Canada’s largest criminal law conference attracting more than 700 practitioners, judges and others in criminal and criminal/regulatory law. 

                                                                THE 2014 PROGRAM AND SCHEDULE IS AVAILABLE HERE (PDF)

                                                                              THE 2014 FACULTY LIST IS AVAILABLE HERE (PDF)


  • Canada’s largest criminal law conference
  • Nationally recognized faculty of Canada’s finest judges, Crown prosecutors, and defence counsel
  • Two volumes of written material, created specifically for the Program
  • Mix of plenary, break-out and small group workshop sessions
  • First Time Attendee Reception
  • Monday Opening Reception
  • Optional Thursday social event(s)
  • Over 20 CPD credits/hours recognized by every province/territory!


  • Advanced-level break-outs designed for participants with significant criminal law experience
  • Tuesday and Thursday Jury Instructions Workshop with The. Hon. Justice David Watt


CPD credits/hours for the following accrediting provinces will be updated as we receive approvals/accreditation:

  • BC: This program has been approved for 21 CPD hours, including 2.5 hours of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management.  
  • SK: This program has been approved for 21 CPD hours, 2 hours of which qualify for ethics.
  • ON: This program is eligible for 20.5 Substantive hours plus 3.5 Professionalism hours for a total of 24 CPD hours.
  • QC: This program is eligible for 24 CPD hours.
  • NB: This program has been approved for 21 CPD hours..

Attendees from all other mandatory CPD jurisdictions may count their actual attendance hours at the Program towards their annual CPD requirements or plan.


Please contact Jessica Grant, Program Coordinator, 110 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 303, Toronto, Ontario M4R 1A3, Tel: (647)352.8733, Fax: (647) 352.8533, Email:


  • 2015: July 6-10, Edmonton, AB
  • 2016: July 4-8, Charlottetown, PEI