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VO Workshop - Vaccinations, Volunteers & Fundraisers - What You Need to Know

October 21, 2021, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Stay on top of the latest information and legal recommendations regarding vaccination policies within your organization by attending this timely workshop led by Patrick Twagirayezu, a lawyer at Emond Harnden. He will discuss what you need to know regarding provincial changes to proof of vaccination policies, and how they impact your staff, volunteers, contractors and visitors to your offices. He will also go over what you need to consider when planning fundraisers and other in-person events. Participants of this workshop will also have an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the presentation. 

Learning Objectives

To learn the latest and most up-to-date information regarding vaccination policies for volunteers.  

Who Should Attend

Anyone that manages a non-profit organization or organizes fundraising events and has questions about vaccination policies for volunteers.  


Fully bilingual, Patrick works with public and private sector clients in all aspects of labour and employment law, helping employers solve a wide variety of workplace issues. He also works in the areas of education law, civil litigation, privacy law, human rights law, administrative law and corporate governance of Not-For-Profit organizations.

Patrick graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Ottawa French Common Law Program in 2019 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2020. During law school, Patrick was a teaching assistant in Alternative Dispute Resolution, a research assistant to the Vice-Dean of the French Common Law Program, and was a member of the Dean’s Honour List for academic excellence. Patrick was also highly involved in the Faculty’s community as a co-founder of the student newspaper, an executive member of a number of student groups, including the Common Law Student Society, and was an active student mentor.

Patrick is very active in the community and participates in countless fundraising and charitable events. He particularly works with numerous organizations in the Ottawa community on issues relating to youth poverty and civic engagement. He has been recognized by a number of organizations, levels of government, and stakeholders for his community work, including the Ontario Ministry of Education, the Governor General of Canada, United Way Ottawa, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, l’Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario, and the World Economic Forum.

Patrick is a member of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario, the County of Carleton Law Association and the Canadian Bar Association.


Please contact Monja De Luca, education@volunteerottawa.ca

Cancellation Policy

There is a course minimum of 5 registrants.

An email confirming this registration will be sent to the primary email address for your member account, or the email address on this form if you are a non-member. Your registration is transferrable to anyone else within your organization. The following workshop registrations are non-refundable: (a) purchased at a discounted rate, (b) purchased using a voucher, or (c) cancellation received less than five (5) business days prior to the event. Any other cancellation is refundable, subject to a $10.00 administration fee.


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