Indigenous Matters

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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.”

Indigenous Children in Care Need a Voice in our Courtrooms

  • August 01, 2018
  • Frances Rosner

Decisions are made every day about where children will reside, how their daily needs will be met, and how important connections will be preserved – but are those decisions being made with meaningful involvement of children?

The New Crop

  • June 01, 2018
  • Merle Alexander & Maya Stano

An important role for Indigenous governance and business