At our November General Meeting, guest speaker Dr. Kate Puddister, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Guelph presented “Women’s Place: The Bench. Women and the Law in Canada.”

Dr. Puddister, whose work focuses on criminal justice policy, discussed the impact of Canadian women on the law and the impact of Canadian law on the lives of women; furthermore, she highlighted the trailblazing accomplishments of the first female justices on the Supreme Court of Canada, Bertha Wilson and Claire L’Heureux-Dubé.