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April 23, 2019 marked the 20th anniversary of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R. v. Gladue. Join an experienced, multi-disciplinary faculty from across Canada to discuss what’s working, what isn’t working and what the priorities should be moving forward. If you work with Indigenous people involved in the justice system, this is an important event that you should not miss.

  • Where is the Canadian justice system 20 years post the Gladue SCC decision?
  • Gladue and parole ; Innovative approaches and practical case study
  • A national and international perspective on Indigenous specific courts including an on reserve court
  • Why are there no Indigenous courts where we might expect them?
  • Latest case law update on leading post- Ipeelee cases and their impact on Gladue principles



  • The Hon. Justice Peter De Freitas, Associate Chief Justice, Ontario Court of Justice
  • Jonathan Rudin, Program Director, Aboriginal Legal Services


  • Stephanie Bean, Senior Manager, Gladue Caseworkers, Aboriginal Legal Services
  • The Hon. Justice David Gibson, Ontario Court of Justice, Kenora
  • The Hon. Justice Mara Greene, Ontario Court of Justice
  • The Hon. Justice Laurel Halfpenny McQuarrie, Nova Scotia Provincial Court
  • Anthony Hopkins, Senior Lecturer, Barrister, Director – Law School Clinical and Internship Courses, Australian National University Law School
  • Harry S. LaForme, former Justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal, Senior Counsel, Olthuis Kleer Townsend LLP
  • Karen Restoule, Associate Chair, Ontario Parole Board
  • Kent Roach, Professor and Pritchard Wilson Chair in Law and Public Policy, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
  • Donald E. Worme, Senior Counsel, Semaganis Worme, Saskatchewan


Group Discounts and Financial Assistance

For boardroom and multi-purchase rates, please email us.
Please note that the group discount is only available when paying for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.  For financial assistance, please email financialaid-opd@osgoode.yorku.ca


After your purchase is complete, the course will appear in the Order History of your OsgoodePD account with a link to "Take Online Course". Once you click "Take Online Course" you will be forwarded to the Moodle page with the materials link. The program video link with be unlocked on the day of the program. You will have access to the video for 90 days.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations, Substitutions and Refunds

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.


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Date Recorded

April 13, 2019

Program Details

Date & Time

Online Replay
June 7, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT


Web - Replay

Fee per Delegate

$495 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Anyone whose work involves Indigenous criminal justice

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