IBA Announces Changes to 33rd Annual Conference (October 2021)

Tansi IBA Members, I am writing in my capacity as President of the Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (the “IBA”) and on behalf of the IBA’s Board of Directors to inform you of changes to the IBA’s 33rd Annual Conference originally scheduled to take place in Edmonton on October 21, 22 and 23, 2021. In … Continued

THE IBA CELEBRATES THE CAREER OF PROFESSOR CATHERINE BELL

For Immediate Release 1 July 2021 Ottawa, ONT – The Indigenous Bar Association (the “IBA”) celebrates the distinguished career of Professor Catherine Bell. A law graduate of both the University of Saskatchewan and the University of British Columbia, Professor Catherine Bell has served as a Professor of Law at the University of Alberta for a … Continued

2021 Award Winner – David C. Nahwegahbow, IPC, LSM, of Nahwegahbow, Corbiere Genoodmagejig, recipient of The Award of Justice

The Advocates’ Society Award of Justice is intended to honour advocates who exemplify the finest traditions of advocacy in representing members of our society whose cause may be politically or socially unpopular or against the mainstream, and who make a substantial contribution to achieving the goal of social justice by championing the rights and liberties … Continued

THE IBA CONGRATULATES HELEN G. SEMAGANIS ON HER QUEEN’S COUNSEL DESIGNATION

January 13, 2021FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ONT – The Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (the “IBA”) congratulates Helen Gertrude Semaganis on her Queen’s Counsel designation. Helen Semaganis is a member of the Poundmaker Cree Nation in Saskatchewan and was called to the Bar in 1996. Helen has practised in the areas of family, employment, wills … Continued

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