CBABC Aboriginal Lawyers Forum (ALF)

  • June 01, 2017

On June 16, come and join the ALF in celebrating their 6th Annual Retreat & 10th Anniversary National Aboriginal Day Auction Reception, taking place at the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport in Richmond. In line with the theme of Aboriginal Peoples and Canadian Law: Taking our Place, the seminar boasts a healthy list of speakers that will be presenting on a variety of topics. Topics featured are: Case-Law Year-in-Review, TRC Calls to Action – Implementation within the BC Legal Systems, Removing Indigenous Meaning from the World – The End Game of Canada’s Colonial Jurisprudence, UNDRIP, Indigenous Legal Traditions and Oral History Panel, and a Judges Panel: Processes and Perspectives – Working Together for a Stronger, More Diverse Judiciary. The ALF will also be recognizing Professor Gordon Christie, UBC Allard Hall.

Following this, the ALF will be hosting an evening function to celebrate the 10th Annual National Aboriginal Day Auction Reception, with special entertainment by Candy Palmater, Mi’kmaw Comedian.