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The Indigenous Bar Association Call upon Canada to Uphold the CHRT Decision and Honour Its Commitment to Fund First Nations Children

The Indigenous Bar Association Call upon Canada to Uphold the CHRT Decision and Honour Its Commitment to Fund First Nations Children OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association calls upon Canada to honour its commitments to First Nation’s children. The October 4, 2019 announcement by the Attorney General of Canada to seek both a judicial […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 2019245 Views

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The IBA Congratulates Delia Opekokew on Being Awarded a Honourary Doctorate from the Law Society of Ontario

The IBA Congratulates Delia Opekokew on Being Awarded a Honourary Doctorate from the Law Society of Ontario   OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) is delighted to congratulate Delia Opekokew, who was conferred an honourary Doctor of Laws (LLD) by the Law Society of Ontario this past Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Delia is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2019129 Views

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The IBA Congratulates the Métis on the Signing of Historic Self-Government Agreements with Canada

The IBA Congratulates the Métis on the Signing of Historic Self-Government Agreements with Canada OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (the “IBA”) congratulates the Métis Nation of Alberta, the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan, and the Métis Nation of Ontario on the signing of historic Métis Government Recognition and Self-Government Agreements with the Government of Canada on […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 2019252 Views

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Despite government “commitment to reconciliation” Indigenous over incarceration continues to rise.

Despite government “commitment to reconciliation” Indigenous over incarceration continues to rise. OTTAWA, ON– The Indigenous Bar Association (‘IBA’) expresses outrage at the continually rising rate of Indigenous incarceration. Despite calls to justice by the Nation Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), the Truth and Reconciliation Commission findings, the Office of the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2019182 Views

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The IBA Congratulates the Appointment of Jodie-Lynn Waddilove as a Judge to the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie

The IBA Congratulates the Appointment of Jodie-Lynn Waddilove as a Judge to the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (the “IBA”) celebrates the appointment of Jodie-Lynn Waddilove as a judge to the Ontario Court of Justice as of December 26, 2018, with her swearing in taking place on […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 2019349 Views

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The Indigenous Bar Association Applauds the Appointment of Michelle R. Brass to the Saskatchewan Provincial Court

The Indigenous Bar Association Applauds the Appointment of Michelle R. Brass to the Saskatchewan Provincial Court OTTAWA, ON – Judge Brass’ appointment to the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan, on November 23, 2018, is celebrated by all members of the Indigenous Bar Association. Judge Brass is a Saulteaux woman from the Peepeekisis First Nation of the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 2018541 Views

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The Indigenous Bar Association Applauds the Name Change Of “Killsquaw Lake” To Kikiskisitotawânawak Iskwêwak Lakes in Saskatchewan

The Indigenous Bar Association Applauds the Name Change of “Killsquaw Lake” to Kikiskisitotawânawak Iskwêwak Lakes in Saskatchewan OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) applauds the efforts in Saskatchewan to change the name of “Killsquaw Lake” to Kikiskisitotawânawak Iskwêwak Lakes (which translates to “We honour the women” Lakes in nehiyawewin (Cree)). The lake is […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 2018759 Views

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The IBA Congratulates the Appointment of Cheryl Arcand-Kootenay as a Judge to the Provincial Court of Alberta

The IBA Congratulates the Appointment of Cheryl Arcand-Kootenay as a Judge to the Provincial Court of Alberta OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) celebrates the appointment of Cheryl Arcand-Kootenay as a judge to the St. Paul Provincial Court of Alberta on November 6, 2018. Judge Arcand-Kootenay is a nehiyaw-iskwew (Cree woman) from the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 2018508 Views

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The IBA Congratulates Outstanding Members Dr. John Borrows and Professor Naiomi Metallic on Being Named Two of The Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers By Canadian Lawyer Magazine

For Immediate Release Thursday, August 16, 2018 The IBA Congratulates Outstanding Members Dr. John Borrows and Professor Naiomi Metallic on Being Named Two of The Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers By Canadian Lawyer Magazine OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) congratulates Dr. John Borrows and Professor Naiomi Metallic on being awarded the prestigious […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 2018649 Views

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The IBA Stands in Solidarity With The Six Nations Community and Expresses Outrage at The Acquittal Of Peter Khill in The Death Of Jon Styres.

THE IBA STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE SIX NATIONS COMMUNITY AND EXPRESSES OUTRAGE AT THE ACQUITTAL OF PETER KHILL IN THE DEATH OF JON STYRES. OTTAWA, ON– The Indigenous Bar Association (‘IBA’) expresses outrage at the acquittal of Peter Khill in the death of Jon Styres, a Six Nations member. The IBA also extends its […]

by pmnationtalk on July 5, 2018604 Views

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