Category Archives: Law

Reconciliation Syllabus: A TRC-Inspired Gathering of Materials for Teaching Law

Reconciliation Syllabus is a blog housing a collection of materials, resources and recommendations for teaching law in a way that supports recommendation #28 of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action. Recommendation #28 calls us to rethink both what … Continue reading

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Level Changing lives through law: Indigenous Youth Outreach Program

Level is a “Canadian charitable organization that levels barriers to justice by disrupting prejudice, building empathy and advancing human rights.” The Indigenous Youth Outreach Program responds to the TRC’s Calls to Action to eliminate the over-representation of Indigenous youth in the … Continue reading

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Robson Hall Faculty of Law – University of Manitoba

Robson Hal Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba has developed numerous Indigenous initiatives and is working to respond to the TRC’s Calls to Action. A previous project titled “The Gladue Project” was a collaborative effort between faculty members, … Continue reading

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Indian Residential Schools Commemoration Project -Anishinabek Nation of Ontario

The Anishinabek Nation of Ontario initiated an Indian Residential Schools Commemoration Project called “Honoring Our Children, Families, and Communities Affected by Indian Residential Schools”. The Anishinabek Nation developed commemoration and education resources designed to achieve a number of objectives including to “honour … Continue reading

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University of Toronto Faculty of Law- Juris Doctor Degree with a Certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law has a concurrent option consisting of a Juris Doctorate Degree and a certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies. The certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies is for students who “have a vocational or intellectual interest … Continue reading

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University of Toronto Indigenous Law Journal

The University of Toronto Indigenous Law Journal exists as a part of the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto. The Indigenous Law Journal is a “student-run legal journal that is dedicated to developing dialogue and scholarship in the … Continue reading

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McGill University- Aboriginal Human Rights Initiatives

McGill’s Human Rights Centre has a specialized focus on Aboriginal rights and issues in Canada. The Centre cites the mandate of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and works collectively to contribute to the topic noting, “that residential schools are part … Continue reading

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