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The IBA Calls on Winnipeg Police Service to Implement and Honour the MMIWG Calls for Justice

OTTAWA, ONT – The Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (the “IBA”) is deeply saddened by the recent news of four Indigenous women who have lost their lives at the hands of an alleged serial killer in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The IBA sends heartfelt condolences to the families and communities of the late Marcedes Myran, Morgan Beatrice […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 20233 Views

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The Indigenous Bar Association in Canada is thrilled to Congratulate the First Indigenous Person Nominated to The Supreme Court of Canada

OTTAWA, ON – The members of the Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (the “IBA”) are pleased to give our inspired congratulations to the Honourable Madam Michelle O’Bonsawin on becoming the first Indigenous person nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC”). Justice O’Bonsawin is active in the Indigenous and legal communities and is a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 20233 Views

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Murray Sinclair steps down from Robinson-Huron Treaty mediation for health reasons – CBC

Jan 23, 2023 Robinson Huron Treaty Litigation Fund says negotiations will continue Former senator Murray Sinclair has stepped down as mediator for negotiations in the Robinson-Huron Treaty annuities case due to health reasons. Sinclair is also the former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. In an update on Facebook, the Robinson Huron Treaty Litigation […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202313 Views

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Announcement – Chantell Barker Named New Executive Director of ALS

1/18/2023 On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Chantell Barker to the position of Executive Director of Aboriginal Legal Services, beginning February 6th, 2023.  Chantell is Cree and comes from the Sapotawayak Cree Nation. Chantell’s spirit name is Geetchi Nodin Ikwe (Strong Wind Woman) and she is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202310 Views

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Legal Aid Ontario and Aboriginal Legal Services sign new service agreement

January 11, 2022 – Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) and Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) are pleased to announce that they entered into a new service agreement, under the Legal Aid Services Act, 2020, on Dec. 8. The new service agreement renews LAO and ALS’ commitment to delivering legal aid services that are trauma-informed, culturally safe and culturally relevant […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 20239 Views

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Legal Clinic for Indigenous Storytellers

11 January 2023 The Indigenous Screen Office is excited to offer free legal clinics to Indigenous storytellers. These clinics are designed for Indigenous storytellers who have questions around IP, chain of title, contracts and agreements to meet with a lawyer for one on one pro-bono advice. Indigenous storytellers are asked to fill out an application […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 20237 Views

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20 January 2023: Mural Launch and Inaugural Lecture & Launch of the Indigenous Legal Traditions

Conférence et lancement de la murale sur les traditions juridiques autochtones | Lecture & Launch of the Indigenous Legal Traditions When and where Date and time Fri, 20 January 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST Location Pavillon Fauteux 57 Louis-Pasteur Private Salle 302 Ottawa, ON K1N 9A7 Canada About this event 1 hour Mobile […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 20236 Views

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CACP Statement: Release of Violent and Repeat Offenders on Firearm-related Charges

The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) supports the statement issued by the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) calling for legislative reforms, including the bail process involving violent repeat offenders and violent firearm offences. The issue of criminal acts perpetrated by such individuals is a national issue that has been a concern […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 20239 Views

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How one First Nation aims to break the cycle of trauma with new child ‘well-being’ law – CBC

Dec 18, 2022 Taykwa Tagamou Nation hopes to join other Indigenous governing bodies with child welfare laws in effect Taykwa Tagamou Nation Chief Bruce Archibald still remembers how it felt to be taken away from his home as a toddler and sent to live with another family that didn’t practice his Cree traditions. “Things like […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 202214 Views

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Assembly Of First Nations Will Continue To Fight For First Nations Jurisdiction As Affirmed In An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit And Métis Children, Youth And Families

Assembly Of First Nations Will Continue To Fight For First Nations Jurisdiction As Affirmed In An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit And Métis Children, Youth And Families December 5, 2022 (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) announced today that it continues to stand with First Nations in Quebec and all First Nations’ […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 202216 Views

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