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Indigenous Bar Association Calls on The Ontario And Federal Government To Take Immediate Action to Address The Deplorable Conditions of Adam Capay and Other Indigenous Inmates

INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION CALLS ON THE ONTARIO AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO ADDRESS THE DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS OF ADAM CAPAY AND OTHER INDIGENOUS INMATES Ottawa, Ontario – For the past four years, Adam Capay has been held, in solitary confinement in the basement of a Thunder Bay jail with the lights on 24 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 2016923 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Expresses Its Disappointment with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Failure to Nominate an Indigenous Candidate to the Supreme Court of Canada

October 18, 2016 INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION EXPRESSES ITS DISAPPOINTMENT WITH PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU’S FAILURE TO NOMINATE AN INDIGENOUS CANDIDATE TO THE SUPREME COURT OF CANADA Ottawa, Ontario – With a promise to work with Indigenous Peoples on a nation-to-nation basis, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau missed an important and meaningful milestone by failing to nominate […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2016993 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Calls upon the Government of Canada to Reconsider its Requirement of “Functional Bilinugualism” As It Applies to Indigenous Candidates for Appointment to the Supreme Court

August 22, 2016   INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION CALLS UPON THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA TO RECONSIDER ITS REQUIREMENT OF “FUNCTIONAL BILINUGUALISM” AS IT APPLIES TO INDIGENOUS CANDIDATES FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE SUPREME COURT Ottawa, Ontario – The Indigenous Bar Association of Canada (“IBA”) calls upon the Government of Canada to reconsider its requirement of “functional bilingualism” […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 20161390 Views

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Category: CourtsText

Indigenous Bar Association Welcomes the Announcement on the Long-Awaited National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release August 5, 2016 INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION WELCOMES THE ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE LONG-AWAITED NATIONAL INQUIRY INTO MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND GIRLS Ottawa, Ontario — The Indigenous Bar Association (“IBA”) welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement on the establishment of a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls […]

by pmnationtalk on August 5, 2016962 Views

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Canada Officially Removes Objector Status on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Tuesday

  For Immediate Release May 13, 2016 Canada Officially Removes Objector Status on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Tuesday OTTAWA – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) recognizes the Government of Canada’s recent decision to adopt and implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in accordance with […]

by pmnationtalk on May 12, 20161462 Views

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Indigenious Bar Association Supports the Williams Lake Band in Application for Leave to Appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada

  INDIGENIOUS BAR ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS THE WILLIAMS LAKE BAND IN APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL TO THE SUPREME COURT OF CANADA Ottawa, Ontario – The Indigenous Bar Association (“IBA”) supports the Williams Lake Band in its application for leave to appeal a decision of the Federal Court of Appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 20161208 Views

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Canada’s Denial of Adequate Services Discriminates Against On-Reserve First Nation Children and Families, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Rules

For Immediate Release January 27, 2016 Canada’s Denial of Adequate Services Discriminates Against On-Reserve First Nation Children and Families, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Rules OTTAWA – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) congratulates the efforts of Dr. Cindy Blackstock of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada, as well as, Assembly of First […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 20161306 Views

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The Indigenous Bar Association in Canada Congratulates Angelique Eaglewoman on Her Appointment as Dean of Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release January 13, 2016 THE INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION IN CANADA CONGRATULATES ANGELIQUE EAGLEWOMAN ON HER APPOINTMENT AS DEAN OF LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY’S BORA LASKIN FACULTY OF LAW Ottawa, Ontario – The Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (“IBA”) congratulates Angelique EagleWoman on her appointment as Dean of Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 14, 20161033 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Commends the Government of Canada’s Commitment to Justice for The Murdered and Missing Women and Girls.

INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION COMMENDS THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA’S COMMITMENT TO JUSTICE FOR THE MURDERED AND MISSING WOMEN AND GIRLS. OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) commends the Government of Canada’s commitment to justice for the murdered and missing women, girls, two spirit and transgender members of Indigenous communities. We call on the Government […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 20151426 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Calls for Recognition of Gladue Sentencing Provisions

INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION CALLS FOR RECOGNITION OF GLADUE SENTENCING PROVISIONS At a recent bail hearing heard in Ottawa, Ontario, Christopher Jacko, from Wikwemikong First Nation asked the court to take judicial notice of the Gladue sentencing principals in considering what sentence to impose. Justice of the Peace Louisette Girault provided the following response: “Quite frankly, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 20151752 Views

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