Osgoode’s Certificate in Fundamentals of Indigenous Peoples and Canadian Law was created to help you understand this complex and vitally important body of law. It is a concise, deep dive into the knowledge and strategies you need to be able to work more thoughtfully and effectively when dealing with Indigenous law issues.
A truly outstanding faculty of practicing lawyers and academics drawn from across the country will concentrate on the core aspects of Indigenous law, focusing not just on the law itself, but also those practical considerations that are key to understanding the rapidly changing legal environment.
The aim of the program is to give you a practical and foundational understanding of Indigenous rights and title, the constitutional framework, reserve lands and developments on reserve, treaty interpretation, modern treaties, and consultation and accommodation.
Throughout the program there will be ample opportunity for questions, discussion and debate.
Day 1: March 6, 2019
Understanding the Historic Narrative and Constitutional Framework
Day 2: March 27, 2019
The Historic Treaties, Treaty Rights and the Indian Act
Day 3: April 3, 2019
The Aboriginal Rights Framework in s.35 of the Constitution Act 1982
Day 4: April 10, 2019
Modern Day Treaties
Day 5: April 24, 2019
The Duty to Consult and Accommodate
Fees include attendance, program materials, lunch and break refreshments for each of the 5 days of the program. The price does not include accommodations. Please inquire about financial assistance. Fees paid by individuals are eligible for a tuition tax credit. Dress is business casual.
We will make every effort to present the certificate 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.
You will receive a certificate upon completion of The Osgoode Certificate in Fundamentals of Indigenous Peoples and Canadian Law. Participants must attend all program modules and pass a take-home assessment to receive a certificate.
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 21 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 21 days notice, a $150 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.
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March 6, 27, April 3, 10 & 24, 2019
In Person or Webcast
Can't attend on the program day (either by Webcast or In Person)? This program will be available On Demand.
Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON
$3,495 plus HST
If you require accommodations in downtown Toronto, OsgoodePD has arranged Corporate Rates with several hotels within walking distance of our downtown conference centre.
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