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CCCL News 2004
PRESS RELEASE - June 7, 2004

The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers proudly announces the donation, establishment and dedication of a Construction Law Library as part of the collection of the Bora Laskin Library of the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto.

The Construction Law Library consists of topical books, report series, looseleaf services, newsletters, unpublished manuscripts, and other resources, and, at almost 350 volumes to date, is one of the largest and most important collections of construction law materials in Canada.

Donations of construction law materials from Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. were received from Fellows of The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers and the American College of Construction Lawyers, from publishers (LexisNexis Canada Inc. and Carswell), and from the private collections of prominent fellows of the Bench and Bar.

Access to the Faculty of Law's "Construction Law Research Guide", which was prepared to showcase the collection, is available at http://www.law-lib.utoronto.ca/construction/.


Harvey J. Kirsh, a Governor of The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, and Ann Rae, Head Law Librarian of the Bora Laskin Library of University of Toronto Law School, at the dedication of the Construction Law Library.


New CCCL Officers and Governors welcomed for 2004

Further to its annual meeting, held this year in Coral Gables, Florida, the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers welcomed a new delegation of Officers and Governors for 2004-2005. Click here for the College's media advisory in this regard.


Joint ACCL-CCCL conference scheduled

The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers will be participating in a joint conference with the American College of Construction Lawyers, to be held at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida from Thursday February 26 to Sunday February 29, 2004.


Construction Law Mini-Library Initiative Launched

The CCCL is embarking on a new pilot project on the initiative of Fellow and Past President Harvey J. Kirsh which aims to raise the profile of construction law in Canada. In this context, it is our goal to set up a number of construction law mini-libraries in law schools (and possibly other faculties) across the country. The Bora Laskin Library of the University of Toronto Law School was the first to indicate that it would be interested in housing one such mini-library in its main library collection and has received a first shipment of donated works.

 

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