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Friday, November 24, 2023
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Vancouver Location TBA
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Who should attend: Lawyers practicing in the area of Aboriginal law, in private practice, industry, and government; others who focus on Aboriginal law issues will also benefit, including Indigenous organizations, in-house counsel, and law students
Learning level: All levels
This year we will bring together leading Aboriginal law practitioners to speak on the theme of self-determination and self-governance. We will explore the legal and practical implications of current developments affecting Indigenous Peoples, governments, and industry.
We are pleased to have with us the Honourable Senator Michèle Audette, who will be joined by Darius Bossé, to speak on Strengthening the Indigenous Languages Act.
Other topics will include Indigenous Water Rights and Protected and Conserved Areas, Indigenous and Settler Governments and Legal Systems, Community Lawmaking and Indigenous Children and Families, and an exploration of the rise of "Métis Denialism."
We look forward to having you with us.
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6.5 hours (this course will contain a minimum of 1 hour pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)
Rosanne M. Kyle, KC — Mandell Pinder LLP, Vancouver
Stephen Mussell — Mandell Pinder LLP, oskana ka-asastēki (Regina) & Vancouver
Register by Oct. 27/23
After Oct. 27/23
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*Please note: The in-person session is dependent on a minimum number of registrants and may not be confirmed until 4 weeks before the course date.
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