41-4: Aboriginal Children - LawNow Magazine

41-4: Aboriginal Children

Canada’s Aboriginal children have been and continue to be among our most vulnerable citizens.

 Volume 41-4  Mar/Apr 2017

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Featured Articles: Aboriginal Children

Special Report: Innovations in Legal Services



Featured Articles: Aboriginal Children

Aboriginal Child Protection and Dual Citizenship: Membership has its Benefits
Troy Hunter
Aboriginal children often have dual citizenship in one or more Indian bands. This complicates things!

The Missing Children Project
Stephanie Jansen
Thousands of Aboriginal children are missing or unaccounted for. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission wants to know what happened to them.

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Decision and the Jordan Principle
Edward Apolonio
How long must Aboriginal Children wait to receive funding equal to other Canadian children?

Envisioning an Indigenous Jurisdictional Process
Janice Makokis
Onion Lake Cree Nation is undertaking an Indigenous law-making and governing process.

The “Sixties Scoop”: A Dark Chapter in Canadian History
Rachel Shabalin
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has delivered a decision on the devastating effects of the ‘60s Scoop of Aboriginal children

Special Report: Innovations in Legal Services

Technology, the Legal System and Legal Services
Lois Gander Q.C.
Changes in technology have made it possible to think in entirely new ways of addressing the law, legal information and legal services.

Exploring New Frontiers for the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada
Amer Mustaq
Canadian lawyers are learning that they can’t practice law in the same old ways.

Current Trends in Technology for the Provision of Legal Information
Scarlett Chan
There is a lot going on in the interface of law and technology. Let’s explore what’s out there.


Teresa Mitchell

New Resources at CPLEA
Lesley Conley


Creditor and Debtor Law
Doug Hoyes
Student Loans under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

Criminal Law
Melody Izadi
Oh, S***! Court of Appeal Rules on One Man’s Bowel Movements and Charter Rights

Employment Law
Peter Bowal and Roger Ferneyhough
Cumulative Cause: Part 2

Environmental Law
Jeff Surtees
Who’s the Boss? Jurisdiction over the Environment in Canada

Family Law
John-Paul Boyd
Obtaining Evidence in High Conflict Parenting Disputes, Part 4: Parenting Coordination

Famous Cases: Whatever Happened to…
Peter Bowal and Michael Carroll
Keystone XL and NAFTA Revisited

Human Rights Law
Linda McKay-Panos
Pregnancy Discrimination Remains an Issue

Law and Literature
Rob Normey
1984 and None Turn Back: Two Timely Novels

Not-for-Profit Law
Peter Broder
For Charities, Partisanship Could Be Dangerous Sailing


Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell is the former Editor and Legal Writer for LawNow at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.

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