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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, 2016404 Views

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Category: LawText

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, 2016349 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, 2016436 Views

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Category: EducationText

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, 2016405 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, 2015453 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, 2015459 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, 2015498 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, 2015550 Views

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

For Immediate Release April 10, 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 10, 2015752 Views

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