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Louis Riel Day 2019 Program: From Powley to Self-Government

November 15, 2019, 2:00PM to 6:00PM
Louis Riel Day 2019

Each year on November 16 we commemorate the life and work of Louis Riel, a dedicated Métis leader and visionary. This is also an opportunity to celebrate Métis culture and to continue our collective journey of reconciliation with the Métis people.

Please join the Law Society of Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario on November 15th to mark this important occasion and to learn more about the recent historic self-government agreement signed between the Government of Canada and the Métis Nation of Ontario.

Registration: 2 p.m – 3 p.m.
Program: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Reception: 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Lamont Learning Centre, Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W, Toronto
[Please enter through the east-side doors facing Nathan Phillips Square.]

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This public event is free, but space is limited and registration is required. For additional information, and to register, please visit: https://bit.ly/33jHGHL.

Program details
In June 2019, the Government of Canada signed Métis Government Recognition and Self-Government Agreements with the Métis Nation of Ontario, the Métis Nation of Alberta and the Métis Nation of Saskatchewan. Hear from President Margaret Froh, Métis Nation of Ontario, President Glen McCallum, Métis Nation of Saskatchewan, Jason Madden, Partner, Pape Salter Teillet and Tom Isaac, Partner, Cassels Brock, about the journey ahead.

Please note that the application for CPD EDI accreditation is pending.

Speakers:

  • Margaret Froh, President, Métis Nation of Ontario
  • Glen McCallum, President Métis Nation of Saskatchewan
  • Jason Madden, Partner, Pape Salter Teillet LLP
  • Tom Isaac, Partner, Cassels Brock
Please note that photographs and video taken at this public event will be used in Law Society and partner organization print and online publications.