Indigenous Matters

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Gladue Reports

  • February 01, 2019
  • Frances Rosner

An Indispensable Tool for Defence Counsel Acting for Indigenous Clients

Why Gladue Should Form Part of the Indigenous Child Protection Framework

  • October 01, 2018
  • Frances Rosner

Judges presiding over criminal matters are required to do their jobs differently when sentencing Indigenous offenders. Gladue directs all judges to consider the unique circumstances that brought the particular offender before the court and to consider healing plans as an alternative to incarceration.

These words will always ring true:

  • October 01, 2018
  • Leah D. George-Wilson

“ … Without truth, justice is not served, healing cannot happen, and there can be no genuine reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples in Canada.”