Give the Wet’suwet’en space to conduct their law-making, away from barricades: Professor Douglas Sanderson, Policy Options

Monday, February 24, 2020

The Wet’suwet’en have resolved land issues for millennia with their own legal system. An all-clans Feast could help resolve the current dispute.

Professor Douglas Sanderson, a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation, writes for Policy Options:

IIO Speaker Series: Understanding Indigenous Legal Traditions with Professor Nancy Sandy

The IIO Speaker Series is free, open to the public and all are welcome. We are grateful to the Law Foundation of Ontario for their support of our programming.

Asper Centre Constitutional Law Career Panel

The David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights presents a


On February 12, 2020 at 12:30pm-2:00pm

Are you a JD Candidate with a passion for promoting our Constitutional and Charter rights?

IJD & Debwewin Summer Program Information Session

In February 2013, the First Nations Representation on Ontario Juries Report, authored by former Supreme Court Justice Frank Iacobucci, was released. Justice Iacobucci recommended, inter alia, the creation of an intensive summer education program that would see Ontario law students working on justice issues in and with Indigenous communities.

Morris A. Gross Memorial Lecture: Jean Teillet

The Morris A. Gross Memorial Lecture was established in memory of the late Morris A.

IIO Speaker Series: First Nations Child Welfare Practice Post-Caring Society

NOTE: The Indigenous Initiatives Office (IIO) Speaker Series is open to the public. All are welcome and lunch will be served. Please join us.

The IIO and CDO Welcome Caitlin Tolley: Lawyer, Leader and First Nations Advocate


Please join the Career Development and Indigenous Initiatives Offices as we welcome lawyer and First Nations advocate Caitlin Tolley. This event is open to the public. Lunch will be served. Please join us!

We are grateful to the Law Foundation of Ontario for their support of the IIO and the IIO Speaker Series. Miigwetch!