The Métis Legal Issues webinar is tomorrow, June 23 at 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm PST. Register here.
Hosted by Courthouse Libraries BC, this 2-hour webinar will explore some of the history of Métis people in Canada and legal issues specific to Métis people. Our panel will include Justice Ducharme of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Jean Teillet, Senior Counsel with Pape Salter Teillet LLP, and Patricia Barkaskas, Academic Director of the Indigenous Community Legal Clinic.
The panelists will cover a brief history of who the Métis people are, and how the Gladue principles and s. 718.2(e) of the Criminal Code apply to Métis people.
Participants in this webinar can claim up to 2 hours of CPD with the Law Society of BC, including 2 hours of practice management credit.
This program also contains 2 hours of EDI Professionalism Content with the Law Society of Ontario.