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Feedback wanted on agriculture policy

Islanders are invited to comment on the next federal, provincial, and territorial agriculture policy [ ... ]

PEI Vinyl Group Record Show

Record sale and swap in Charlottetown The Prince Edward Island Vinyl Group will hold a spring recor [ ... ]

The Law Society of P.E.I. is collaborating with the Mi'kmaq community in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Call to Action. The TRC was established to inform all Canadians about the legacy of Indian Residential Schools. Among the 94 Calls to Action outlined in its Report the TRC asked law societies to provide cultural competency training to their members. 

In response, the Law Society of P.E.I. established the Call To Action committee and partnered with the P.E.I. branch of the Canadian Bar Association to begin the process of creating cultural awareness in the Island legal community. The first in a series of sessions took place on February 3, 2017. The day-long event examined the history and legacy of Residential Schools in Canada.

The Call to Action Committee plans to continue to work toward the goal of developing cultural competency. Future sessions will focus on providing education in other areas identified in the TRC Report, including the United Nations Declaration on The Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Treaties and Aboriginal Rights, Indigenous Law and Aboriginal – Crown Relations. Each session will be developed following engagement with, and direction from the leadership of the Mi'kmaq community. 

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Some Upcoming Events

Atlantic Green Expo

April 21–23
UPEI The first annual Atlantic Green Expo, presented by Charlottetown company e365, wi [ ... ]

This is That

Fake news satire at the Confederation Centre April 25
Homburg Theatre In honour of Canada's 150th b [ ... ]

A Man Called Ove

April 12–15
City Cinema PG, language may offend
Dir: Hannes Holm, Sweden, 116 min. Rolf Lassgård,  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Servant of Song

Profile: Jon Rehder by Jane Ledwell Jon Rehder describes himself as a “jack-of-all-trades” mus [ ... ]

eWatch Safe Exchange Zone

Police adopt recommendation from Youth Retention Advisory Board City of Charlottetown Police Servic [ ... ]

Legal community undertakes cultural comp...

The Law Society of P.E.I. is collaborating with the Mi'kmaq community in response to the Truth and R [ ... ]