The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society is pleased to announce that Heather McNeill N.W.L., KC is the 2023 recipient of the Society’s Award for Mi’kmaq & Indigenous Peoples Excellence in the Legal Profession (AMIE).
The Society is seeking nominations for the Award for Mi’kmaq & Indigenous Peoples Excellence in the Legal Profession (AMIE), which recognizes outstanding Mi’kmaq and Indigenous lawyers within Nova Scotia who have contributed to their community, their Nation, the legal profession and to the Society
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.
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.
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.Continue reading “Recognizing Indigenous History Month”
The Society's Truth and Reconciliation Working Group (TRCWG) has provided a list of resources to support members.