About Edward Apolonio

Edward Apolonio is a student in the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta and a member of Pro Bono Students Canada

Appealing to Consciousness and Conscience: The Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Most Vulnerable Populations

Recently, I have become more attuned to the effects of climate change. The forest fires in Portugal, the declining levels of the salmon that were once abundant in the Atlantic, heat warnings and tornado watches in the Prairies, risk of forest fires in Jasper, Alberta because of the massive pine beetle infestation, and the significant […]

Celebrating Anniversaries: A Year after CHRT’s Ruling on Discriminatory Funding of Welfare Services for First Nations Children

January 26, 2017 marked the first-year anniversary of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal’s (“The Tribunal”) landmark decision regarding the issue of funding for child welfare services provided to First Nations children on reserve and in the Yukon. The complaint was filed in 2008 by the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada (“the […]

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