Dr. Nora Gold has just been named the first Writer-in-Residence at the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education (CWSE) at OISE/University of Toronto. Dr. Gold has been an Associate Scholar at the CWSE since 2000. She is a writer, an activist, and the editor of the prestigious online literary journal...
Maryka Omatsu was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1948 and was educated at the University of Toronto (M.A.) and Osgoode Hall Law School in 1975. She is Canada's first Asian woman judge--appointed in 1993. She was the former chair of the Ontario Rights Tribunal and was an adjudicator for the Law Society Clients' Fund. She practised environmental, human rights, criminal and immigration law in Toronto for 15 years. She was also a counsel to the National Association for Japanese Canadians in their struggle for redress.