WINTER 2021 EVENTS
We are delighted to announce our 2018 Student Leadership Conference, to be held this August 17-19, 2018, for future Runnymede Society campus chapter leaders. The conference will be held in Banff, Alberta this year. The weekend will feature a mix of socializing,...
Paul Beaudry (University of Calgary's School of Public Policy) recently argued, in a Financial Post op-ed, that fears over net neutrality are overblown, that the regime in place since 2015 stifled investment and innovation, and that unwinding the 'open internet'...
DEBATE: Be it resolved that the Law Society's Statement of Principles is an unjustified form of compelled speech. In a recent email to all lawyers and paralegals licensed in Ontario, the LSUC called the new requirement “mandatory,” describing it as follows: "You will...
All are warmly invited to attend the 2018 Law and Freedom conference, presented by the Runnymede Society. Join the Runnymede Society for some lively debate and discussion about the most important issues in Canadian constitutional law today — and how they impact...
WHY JOIN THE RUNNYMEDE SOCIETY?
We provide funding for debates, symposia, and panel discussions with external speakers and refreshments. We are able to assist with reaching out to speakers and fund out-of-town speaker travel expenses.
We host regular networking events with local members of the legal profession, academics, journalists, and other students
We aim to connect first-year students with upper-years who can provide mentorship and academic guidance, as well as course summaries.
In 2016, we founded the Runnymede Society as a national student membership organization dedicated to exploring the ideas and ideals of constitutionalism, liberty and the rule of law. We provide outstanding support and opportunities for intellectual enrichment, networking, and professional development, including by providing members opportunities to meet and enrich their legal knowledge with professors, practitioners, and judges.