JD student Andrew Stobo Sniderman writes in Maclean's - "Aboriginal students: An education underclass"

Thursday, August 9, 2012

JD student Andrew Stobo Sniderman has written an article in Macleans's magazine looking at the under-funding of aboriginal education by the federal government and recent attempts to resolve this problem ("Aboriginal students: An education underclass," August 8, 2012).

Read the full article on the Maclean's website.

Aboriginal Youth Summer Program featured in Toronto Star

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The Aboriginal Youth Summer Program, and joint program of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Osgoode Hall Law School held at the U of T law school this summer, was featured in the Toronto Star ("Native teens from across Canada urged to take up law as a career," July 15, 2012).

Read the article on the Toronto Star website.

Incoming Callwood Graduate Fellow Glenn Wheeler - "Reconciliation must occur between aboriginal people and all other Canadians"

Thursday, June 21, 2012

On the occasion of National Aboriginal Day (June 21), incoming LLM student and June Callwood Fellow in Aboriginal Law Glenn Wheeler has written a commentary in the Toronto Star about reconciliation between aboriginal peoples and other Canadians, in the context of the increasing role of cities in aboriginal life ("Reconciliation must occur between aboriginal people and all other Canadians," June 21, 2012).

JD student Andrew Stobo Sniderman wins journalism award

Monday, June 11, 2012

JD student Andrew Stobo Sniderman received a Canadian Association of Journalists' award, winning in the print-feature category for his May 7, 2011 story in the Montreal Gazette, "Residential schools survivors share the pain."

Read about the award.

Read the original story on the Montreal Gazette website.

Prof. Kent Roach, with Jonathan Rudin, writes about aboriginal sentencing in the Globe and Mail

Friday, April 20, 2012

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Prof. Kent Roach and Jonathan Rudin, program director of Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto, explain the process behind aboriginal sentencing in the courts ("Special consideration for aboriginals in the courts is a matter of fairness," April 20, 2012).

Read the commentary on the Globe and Mail website.

Newfoundland & Labrador native lands prestigious June Callwood Fellowship in Aboriginal Law

Thursday, April 12, 2012

March 7, 2012

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law has awarded the prestigious June Callwood Fellowship in Aboriginal Law to Newfoundland and Labrador native Glenn Wheeler, a member of the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation, to conduct a research project of special significance to the band. The June Callwood Fellowship in Aboriginal Law provides financial assistance for legal studies of special significance to Aboriginal people.

Two U of T teams participate in the Kawaskimhon Aboriginal Moot

Thursday, April 12, 2012

The Kawaskimhon Aboriginal Moot team
The U of T teams taking a break from the proceedings at the Wanuskewin Heritage Park in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Pictured, L-R: Gillian Reiss, Justin Basinger, Jay Potter, Promise Holmes Skinner, Jonathan Charland, Lisa Del Col and Cliff Anderson

By Lisa Del Col, Aboriginal Law Program Coordinator, Faculty of Law

Aboriginal Law Students Association hosts their annual Fall Feast

Monday, December 19, 2011

ALSA Fall Feast 

On October 19, 2011, the Aboriginal Law Students’ Association (ALSA) hosted their annual Fall Feast in the Rowell Room at the Faculty of Law. This yearly event exposes students, staff and faculty to Aboriginal culture and the spirit of thanksgiving.