Media Advisory – Law Society of Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario host special event on Louis Riel Day

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 201916 Views

TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2019  – Every year on November 16, Canadians commemorate the life and work of Louis Riel, a dedicated Métis leader and a visionary. To mark this occasion, the Law Society of Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario will be hosting a special event entitled “From Powley to Self-Government” at Osgoode Hall in Toronto on Friday, November 15.

A special panel discussion will be convened at this event to discuss the historic self-government agreements signed in June 2019 between Canada and the Métis Nation of Ontario, the Métis Nation of Alberta and the Métis Nation of Saskatchewan.

The panel will be composed of:

  • Margaret Froh, President, Métis Nation of Ontario
  • Glen McCallum, President Métis Nation of Saskatchewan
  • Jason Madden, Partner, Pape Salter Teillet LLP
  • Tom Isaac, Partner, Cassels Brock

This event is free and open to the public (advance registration is required): http://www.lawsocietygazette.ca/event/louis-riel-day-2019/

When:

Friday, November 15, 2019

Registration: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Program: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where:

Donald Lamont Learning Centre

Law Society of Ontario

130 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ontario

(Enter via east doors facing City Hall)

Media interested in attending are asked to register in advance by contacting Gelek Badheytsang, Communications Advisor, External Relations and Communications at gbadheyt@lso.ca or 416-947-5273.

For further information: Media interested in attending are asked to register in advance by contacting Gelek Badheytsang, Communications Advisor, External Relations and Communications at gbadheyt@lso.ca or 416-947-5273.

NT5

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