The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society will close its office on Friday, September 30 in recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a federal holiday to recognize and reflect on the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools.
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Today, we recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day. On this and every day we acknowledge the right to self-determination of all First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada, and celebrate their heritage, culture, and contributions.
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June is Indigenous History Month as we honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. It is also an opportunity to recognize the strength of present-day Indigenous communities.
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The Society's Truth and Reconciliation Working Group (TRCWG) has provided a list of resources to support members.
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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.
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