October 1st is Treaty Day which marks the beginning of Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia as proclaimed in 1993 by then Premier John Savage and Kji-Saqmaw Ben Sylliboy of the Mi’kmaq Grand Council, or the Sante’ Mawio’mi.
The Nova Scotia Barristers Society will close its office on Thursday, September 30 in recognition of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
September 30 is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a new federal statutory holiday to recognize and reflect on the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools.
The Society's Truth and Reconciliation Working Group (TRCWG) has provided a list of resources to support members.
The Society's TRC Working Group advises, monitors and supports Council in their work and governance on Truth & Reconciliation. Review their 2020-2021 Plan.
We support efforts that ensure that Treaty Rights are protected. It has been 21 years since the landmark Marshall decision which confirmed that the Mi’kmaq have the right to fish and sell their harvest for a moderate livelihood.