THE IBA QUESTIONS THE WISDOM OF THE RECENT CABINET SHUFFLE RESULTING IN THE REASSIGNMENT OF THE HONOURABLE JODY WILSON-RAYBOULD (PUGLAAS)

For Immediate Release Monday, January 21, 2019 OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (the “IBA”) disagrees with the Liberal government’s decision to reassign the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould (Puglaas) from her position as the Minister of Justice to serve as the Minister of Veterans Affairs as part of its recent cabinet shuffle. In … Continued

The IBA Applauds the Name Change of “Killsquaw Lake” to Kikiskisitotawânawak Iskwêwak Lakes in Saskatchewan

For Immediate Release November 20, 2018 THE INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION APPLAUDS THE NAME CHANGE OF “KILLSQUAW LAKE” TO KIKISKISITOTAWÂNAWAK ISKWÊWAK LAKES IN SASKATCHEWAN OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) applauds the efforts in Saskatchewan to change the name of “Killsquaw Lake” to Kikiskisitotawânawak Iskwêwak Lakes (which translates to “We honour the women” Lakes … Continued

IBA Welcomes Professor Kent McNeil as Honorary Member

At the 30th Annual Conference, the Indigenous Bar Association welcomed our newest Honorary Member, Professor Kent McNeil. Professor McNeil has been recognized for his outstanding commitments in the area of Indigenous law across Turtle Island and Australia. He is a retired faculty member of the Osgoode Hall Law School where he taught property law, First Nations and … Continued

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