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Kim Stanton on reconciliation and responsibilities

May 31, 2019

Kim Stanton will be part of a panel discussion on Reconciliation and Responsibilities: A Primer for Non-Indigenous Lawyers at the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers’ annual conference.

The panel will provide historical context for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action as a framework for a discussion about how non-Indigenous lawyers can, and should, play a role in realizing the goal of reconciliation through their day to day practice and broader professional activities.  How to cultivate the knowledge and self-awareness to become effective actors in the struggle against continuing colonialism will be examined through concrete examples. The premise of the panel is that non-Indigenous people should be willing, and prepared, to take up the “heavy lifting” of reconciliation, and the panelists will situate the role of law and lawyers in that endeavour.

When:   Friday, May 31, 2019
Where:  Fairmont Royal York Hotel
Time:     8:45 – 10:15 a.m.

Lawyers

Kim Stanton

Practice Areas

Aboriginal Law