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Getting What’s Fair: Negotiating on Indigenous Issues in Canada

with Honourable Bob Rae,
Senior Partner, Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP and Former Premier of Ontario and Interim Liberal Party Leader
Date & time

Friday, November 17, 2017
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Speaker(s)

Honourable Bob Rae
Senior Partner, Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP and Former Premier of Ontario and Interim Liberal Party Leader

Cost

Participants must register to attend: Register here

Contact

WSSR Coordinator
514-848-2424 x7854

Where

Henry F. Hall Building
1455 De Maisonneuve W.

Wheelchair accessible

Yes


Aboriginal people in Canada have long suffered from inequities resulting from poorly negotiated land deals or imposed contracts, often designed to strip communities of their lands and rights. As a senior politician and political leader as well as a lawyer well versed in negotiations, arbitration, and mediation, Bob Rae brings with him extensive experience and expertise in the management and resolution of complex issues and conflicts.

In his workshop, Rae will walk participants through many of the existing settlements and contested legal arrangements that continue to constrain Aboriginal communities in this country today. He will explore the challenges of coming to a fair deal for all parties and will propose ways in which the country and its various communities can move forward to find positive solutions for all those involved. 




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