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Made of Sterner Stuff – The Problem with Allies – Bruce McIvor

September 29, 2021 Allies depress me more than opponents. Many who outright disagree with me about respecting Indigenous rights are open to persuasion. I don’t include the committed racists in this category. I’m talking about those whose opinions rest on a lack of information, context and empathy. If I listen to them honestly and without […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202145 Views

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Six Nations lawsuit ‘will result in a significant damage award’ against the Crown say government documents – APTN News

Officials at Crown-Indigenous Relations worry the Crown may lose a lawsuit launched by Six Nations of the Grand River’s elected council over the community’s numerous outstanding land claims, internal documents suggest. Negotiators with the Treaties and Aboriginal Government branch informed their deputy minister, the department’s top public servant, of the law department’s opinion in an […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202157 Views

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Two Awards for Christa Big Canoe

Christ Big Canoe, Legal Advocacy Director at Aboriginal Legal Services has recently received two significant awards. Christa is the first recipient of the Alnoba Lewis Family Foundation’s first Moment of Truth Award for Gender Equity. More information on the award can be found here – https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/alnoba-lewis-family-foundation-honors-christa-big-canoe-with-moment-of-truth-award-for-gender-equity-890077747.html. Christa also received the Spirit of Schlifer Award from […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202140 Views

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First Peoples Law Report Sept 20-26, 2021 – First Peoples Law

Treaty rights and injunctions returned to east coast news Mi’kmaw harvesters hold rally outside DFO headquarters in Dartmouth | APTN News Federal enforcement in N.S. fisheries dispute ‘political’: Mi’kmaw lawyer | Global News Stop violating Mi’kmaw treaty rights, rally tells DFO | Nova Scotia Advocate N.S. fishing industry granted intervenor status in Mi’kmaw treaty rights case | […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 202130 Views

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Law Society to observe first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 24, 2021 September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This federal statutory holiday received Royal Assent in June and is intended to honour the lost children and residential school survivors, their families and communities. This is an important commemoration of the painful history and the impacts of residential schools […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202167 Views

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Cochrane Saxberg will be closed Thursday, September 30, in recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

24 Sep 2021 Please be advised that Cochrane Saxberg will not be open on Thursday, September 30, in recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a national statutory holiday, and is also known as Orange Shirt Day. Orange Shirt Day was created and designed to educate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202148 Views

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Organizations with easements across reserve land should look at B.C. appeal decision, lawyer says – The Lawyer’s Daily

September 23, 2021 The B.C. Court of Appeal has put a time limit on the possible redevelopment of a disused railway line running across the reserve of a Vancouver Island First Nation, with a lawyer involved in the case shows the extent to which courts are prepared to intervene and review certainty of title when […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202143 Views

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IBA Announces Changes to 33rd Annual Conference (October 2021)

Tansi IBA Members, I am writing in my capacity as President of the Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (the “IBA”) and on behalf of the IBA’s Board of Directors to inform you of changes to the IBA’s 33rd Annual Conference originally scheduled to take place in Edmonton on October 21, 22 and 23, 2021. In […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202143 Views

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Meet the Recipients of our 2021 Indigenous Law Student Scholarship!

September 22, 2021 As part of our commitment to supporting the development of Indigenous lawyers, First Peoples Law is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of our Indigenous Law Student Scholarship, awarded to Indigenous law students with a demonstrated commitment to serving and advancing the interests of Indigenous Peoples. While we had initially intended to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202145 Views

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First Peoples Law Report Sept 13-19, 2021 – First Peoples Law

Consultation and Treaty rights topped headlines on the east coast Court hears Innu call for injunction to block Muskrat Falls rate mitigation deal | CBC News ‘I think they need to take us seriously,’ Innu grand chief says of provincial and federal governments, as injunction application hearing concludes in St. John’s | SaltWire Mi’kmaw harvesters […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 202130 Views

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