Pipelines & Indigenous Rights; Friday, Oct 18; UAlberta, Calgary Centre; Panel: 12:00 - 1:30pm; Ken Cotes (University of Saskatchewan, Macdonald-Laurier Institute), James Coleman (Dedman School of Law), Martin Ignasiak (Oster, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP), Malcolm Lavoie (UAlberta Law), Dwight Newman (University of Saskatchewan), Steven Saddleback (Indian Resource Council); Register Now
Open House, Saturday, October 19
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The Honourable Rosalie Silberman Abella, Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, welcomed new UAlberta Law students to the profession with a passionate keynote address in September. During an intimate speech that described her journey from child refugee following the Holocaust to becoming the first Jewish woman on Canada’s top court, she urged the first-year class to “never forget what the world looks like to those who are vulnerable.”

Justice Abella reiterated her call for wider access to justice and her entreaty to the law profession to protect the rights of groups to retain their different identities, during a later reception for UAlberta Law alumni and members of Edmonton's legal community. READ MORE

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