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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, 20151776 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

Indigenous Bar Association Congratulates Prime Minister Trudeau on his Election Victory

For Immediate Release October 20, 2015 INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION CONGRATULATES PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU ON HIS ELECTION VICTORY Ottawa, Ontario, October 20, 2015 – The Indigenous Bar Association (“IBA”) congratulates Prime Minister Trudeau on his electoral victory and applauds his election promise to honour the rights of Indigenous peoples. The IBA looks forward to engaging Prime […]

by ecnationtalk on October 20, 20151459 Views

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Category: LawText

Indigenous Bar Association Assumes Its Responsibility to Act on Reconciliation

For Immediate Release October 15, 2015 Indigenous Bar Association Assumes Its Responsibility to Act on Reconciliation Toronto, Ontario, October 15, 2015 –Lawyers, academics and students attending the Indigenous Bar Association meeting in Toronto have declared acceptance of their responsibility to help implement the Calls to Action issued by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. “It is […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20151702 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Calls for the Inclusion of First Nations on the Jury Rolls in Ontario

For Immediate Release June 16, 2015 INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION CALLS FOR THE INCLUSION OF FIRST NATIONS ON THE JURY ROLLS IN ONTARIO OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its decision in R. v. Kokopenace, a case involving the under-representation of on-reserve First Nations residents on jury rolls in Ontario.  The decision, from […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 20151473 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Calls Upon the Legal Community to Implement the TRC’s Calls to Action.

For Immediate Release June 16, 2015 INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION CALLS UPON THE LEGAL COMMUNITY TO IMPLEMENT THE TRC’S CALLS TO ACTION. The Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (“Indigenous Bar Association”) would like to thank all residential school Survivors and their families for their courage, strength and resilience in sharing their painful experiences as students in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 20151712 Views

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Open Letter to all Canadians, Bill C-51, The Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015

For Immediate Release April 13, 2015 Open Letter to all Canadians, Bill C-51, The Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015 OTTAWA – The Indigenous Bar Association shares this message today to give voice to its deep concerns with Bill C-51 for all Canadians and for Indigenous peoples in particular. The IBA is a national association comprised of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 20152708 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Applauds Supreme Court Decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia (William Decision)

  For Immediate ReleaseJune 26, 2014  Indigenous Bar Association Applauds Supreme Court Decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia (William Decision)  OTTAWA — The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA), applauds the William decision handed down today in a unanimous judgment by the Supreme Court of Canada.  The IBA, a national association of Indian, Inuit and Metis lawyers, […]

by ecnationtalk on June 26, 20142875 Views

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Dianne Corbiere one of the Top 25 Lawyers in Canada

For Immediate Release  OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (IBA) celebrates Indigenous lawyer, Dianne Corbiere on being named one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential in the Justice System and Legal Profession, by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.  Corbiere was one of 5 extraordinary lawyers in Canada recognized as a Changemaker, for her work […]

by ecnationtalk on September 12, 20123111 Views

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IBA 23rd Annual Fall Conference “Reconciliation in Canada: Changing Paradigms” Ottawa, Ontario ▪ September 29 – October 1, 2011

IBA 23rd Annual Fall Conference “Reconciliation in Canada: Changing Paradigms” Ottawa, Ontario ▪ September 29 – October 1, 2011 Ottawa, ON – Sept 6, 2011 – The Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (IBA) is pleased to announce its 23rd Annual Fall Conference – “Reconciliation in Canada: Changing Paradigms”, running from September 29 – October 1, […]

by NationTalk on September 6, 20112526 Views

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