On November 3, 2021 the Canadian Defence Lawyers will hear from representatives of the Nova Scotia Barristers Society, the Law Society of British Columbia, and SGI Canada about the efforts being made by their organizations to address the need for Indigenous cultural competency, and take steps toward reconciliation.
A Panel discussion, chaired by Amelia Leckey, Regional Senior Counsel, SGI Canada, Toronto
Tuma T. W. Young QC is a member of Eskasoni and Malagawatch First Nation and is the first Indigenous President of the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society.
Nicole Bresser is a Metis woman. She works with the Indigenous Legal Relations Group, B.C. Ministry of the Attorney General and is Co-Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Advisory Committee of the Law Society of British Columbia.
Dawn Anaquod is Director of Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion for SGI Canada in Regina. SGI Canada is a signatory to the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Indigenous Engagement Charter
Why Indigenous Cultural Competency is Important Nov 3