News

  • #COVID19 and ASSIST

  • Amid the noise and confusion around the spread of #COVID19 and extreme stock market plunges, let’s take a moment to be grateful that we live in a country with excellent health care and an abundant food supply. We are not under mandatory containment or quarantine, and we can all pull together to help flatten the […]


  • On Bell Let’s Talk Day our minds go back to our November 2019 Hand to Hand Event

  •   ASSIST HOSTS LEGAL COMMUNITY FOR EVENING ON WELL-BEING & RESILIENCE Calgary, AB, – On November 26, 2019, Assist held its 3rd biennial Hand-to-Hand event  in the beautiful 54th floor Sky Gardens of Calgary’s iconic Bow Tower. Nearly 200 lawyers, members of the judiciary, and honoured dignitaries attended to hear former Supreme Court Justice Clément Gascon, […]


  • Happy New Year from Assist!

  • It’s a new year. It may be the first year in a new decade (although purists say that 2021 starts the new decade), and it will be the Chinese Year of the Rat, the first year in the Chinese Zodiac cycle. Lots of newness, no matter how you slice it. Assist wants to wish you […]


  • New Executive Director

  • Assist is proud to welcome Loraine Champion as its incoming Executive Director, effective May 28th, 2018.  As a previous volunteer with Assist and along with her passion for mental health in the legal profession, she brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to her new role. Loraine joins Assist from her current role as Manager of Early […]


  • AssistFit: Weekly Yoga (Calgary)

  • AssistFit provides the legal community in Calgary with complimentary yoga sessions every week. lead by our lawyer and judiciary volunteers, who are certified fitness instructors. Yoga helps professionals manage stress, focus better, sleep deeper, and ease pain. We encourage you to join us in maintaining a healthy lifestyle with other lawyers, law students, and guests. Mondays at 5:15 […]