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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, 201923 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, 201915 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, 201982 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, 201867 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, 201846 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, 201871 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, 201891 Views

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Guide unveiled to help the legal profession work with Indigenous People

The Indigenous Bar is proud to be part of developing this Guide released yesterday, May 22, 2018 at Osgoode Hall. News Release Guide unveiled to help the legal profession work with Indigenous People Toronto — A brand new guide for lawyers working with Indigenous People was unveiled at a special event at Osgoode Hall in […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 2018138 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Seeks Immediate Protection of All Indigenous Peoples Once More

INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION SEEKS IMMEDIATE PROTECTION OF ALL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ONCE MORE OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) expresses its outrage with the jury finding of not guilty in the death of Tina Fontaine. The organization also conveys its continuous disappointment in the systems that are intended to protect all Canadians, but which […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018155 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Seeks Immediate Protection of All Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Bar Association Seeks Immediate Protection of All Indigenous Peoples OTTAWA – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) today expressed its outrage with the systemic racism within the justice system, particularly the jury selection process that allowed injustices to go unanswered in the death of Colten Boushie. The IBA also expresses its sincere condolences to the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018194 Views

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