Last week, in honor of International Women’s Day, our firm came together and assembled 60 Welcome Kits for the Red Door Family Shelter and Interval House.

A huge thank you to everyone who came out to support at-risk women in our community and to Teodora Obradovic and Hailey Abramsky who organized this women@foglers initiative to celebrate our commitment to empowering and supporting women at the firm and in our community.

“Each one of you contributes in a meaningful way to the fabric of our firm, enriching it with diverse perspectives, skills, and experiences. Together, we form a supportive community where we can lean on each other during challenging times and celebrate our successes together. Your dedication and resilience inspire us all to continue striving for excellence and making a difference in the lives of our clients and each other.”

Karen Rosen, Partner

We’re thrilled to participate in this year’s 2SLGBTQ+ Bay Street Firm Hop once again! If you’re a law student and identify as a member of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, don’t miss this opportunity to learn about our firm. Capacity is limited and registration is on a first come basis. Please register by Thursday, March 14, 2024 via this link:

In celebration of Black History Month, our firm had the pleasure of learning from Chef Deon King, founder and CEO of King Catering and enjoying his fabulous Caribbean cuisine.

To mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day, this week Foglers welcomed Tracey Lindberg, an award-winning academic writer, Professor of Law and acclaimed author of Birdie. Professor Lindberg shared with us her perspective on reconciliation and what meaningful relationship building looks like. Today and beyond, we encourage everyone to reflect on the trauma committed against Indigenous Peoples, to educate themselves on the Calls to Action of the TRC and begin putting reconciliation into action as allies.

On June 21, we celebrate the heritage, cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. Now more than ever, it is incumbent on us all to reframe our worldview and honour Indigenous history and experiences in our province and across the country.

As part of Pride month, Foglers welcomed Lisa DelCol from Toronto PFlag.

Toronto PFlag is a non-profit organization that promotes the health and well-being for LGBTQ2S+ people and their families together through support and education.

Lisa spoke to our firm about “How to be an Ally.”  Her presentation covered important topics like coming out at work, the power of allies and what you can do to make your workplace more welcoming.

Calling all 2SLGBTQ+ law students who will be applying to recruits in Toronto in 2023! We hope you’ll join us at this year’s in-person Toronto 2SLGBTQ+ Firm Hop. The Canadian Association of LGBTQ2S+ Lawyers is proud to be organizing the 2023 Toronto 2SLGBTQ+ Firm Hop, taking place from Monday, March 13, to Friday March 17, 2023. Students are able to choose which firms they’re interested in touring (each firm tour lasts 1 hour) but must choose a minimum of 7 (with the maximum number of available firm tours being 26).

Luciana Andrade co-presented at the NALP Virtual Canadian Diversity Summit as part of the Building a Sense of Belonging panel. Luciana discussed how we can create an inclusive environment for internationally trained lawyers in Canada. 

On this National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we came together as a firm to hear from Tim O’Loan. Tim shared his perspective with frank honesty on reconciliation and his own healing journey. We encourage everyone to take the time to reflect and learn about the harm committed against Indigenous Peoples and begin putting reconciliation into action as allies.

June is Pride month; a celebration of the significant impact that LGBTQ+ individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally. And what better way to celebrate than by honouring these achievements.

Pride is a testament of the power that individuals have in bringing about social change and is also a reminder of the struggles and sacrifices that have, and continue to, take place for change to occur.

As part of Pride month, we will be hosting Kimahli Powell on June 22nd, to speak about his contributions to the LGBTQ+ community.  Kimahli is the Executive Director at Rainbow Railroad, a not-for-profit that helps LGBTQ+ people who are experiencing persecution, harassment or violence in their home countries.