Month: September 2021
A Settler’s Reflections on Orange Shirt Day: Reconciliation as awareness, acceptance, apology, atonement and action
Natai Shelsen reflects on the meaning of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and considers how we, as settlers, can engage in the process of reconciliation.
Indigenous persons who are not Canadian citizens and who do not reside in Canada can exercise constitutionally protected Aboriginal rights. Darryl Korell takes us through the Supreme Court’s expansive interpretation of section 35 rights in R. v. Desautel.
Doug LeFaive of our pension team tells us the basics of pension plan regulation rules in Canada, with a focus on Ontario.
The federal government recently enacted a new public holiday, to be observed every year on September 30, which honours Indigenous People and commemorates the legacy of the residential school system. Gabe Hoogers explores what the day means and who will get the day off.