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Assessing the historic Indian residential schools litigation and settlement processes

January 17, 2013

Five years later, what have we learned?

TORONTO, ON – Five years after the historic agreement that settled Indian Residential Schools cases against the federal government and churches, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law presents an opportunity to contemplate what has been accomplished and what lies ahead in these processes.

The public conference “Assessing the Indian Residential Schools Litigation & Settlement Processes”will be held on January 18, 2013 at the Faculty of Law.

Chief Phil Fontaine, former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, The Honourable Frank Iacobucci, the former Supreme Court of Canada justice who led the settlement process, The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and many others involved in this momentous agreement will join us.

View the full conference agenda here: http://www.law.utoronto.ca/sites/default/files/documents/conferences2/ResidentialSchools2012.pdf

What: Assessing the Historic Indian Residential Schools Litigation & Settlement Processes Conference.

Where: University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Flavelle House, 78 Queen’s Park, Bennett Lecture Hall.
Map: http://goo.gl/maps/kJwUv

When: Friday, January 18, 2013, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

The conference is free, but seating is limited.

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For more information, or to RSVP/book interviews, contact:

Lucianna Ciccocioppo
Faculty of Law Director, External Relations
Tel: (416) 946-0334
lucianna.ciccocioppo@utoronto.ca