Lecture and discussion with Paul L.A.H. Chartrand
Join us as we welcome Paul Chartrand, barrister & solicitor and retired professor of law. Chartrand was one of the seven commissioners on the Royal Commission Report on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) in 1996, and has been a key activist for Indigenous (Métis) rights.
In his talk, Chartrand will share his vast experience working on law and policy surrounding Indigenous peoples, and will welcome an in-depth discussion following his talk.
February 11, 2019
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Blue Room (105), Dining Centre
124 University Gate NW
Paul L.A.H. Chartrand, I.P.C. B.A.(Hons), LL.B.(Hons), LL.M., barrister & solicitor, Professor of Law, (retired), is one of twelve children in a Metis family from the historic Metis community of St Laurent Manitoba. He is currently ‘counsel to the firm’ DDWest LLP with offices in Winnipeg, Calgary and Airdrie, and is a graduate of Canadian and Australian law schools. His academic career, which included visits and appointments in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States focused on the law and policy of states respecting indigenous people. He is the author of over fifty publications including over two dozen on Metis issues. He served on a number of public bodies including Canada’s Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples and Manitoba’s Aboriginal Justice Implementation Commission, and the Aboriginal Healing Foundation. He has been a university department head, a college president and CEO, and a member of various professional organizations. Paul is a member of Manitoba’s Baseball Hall of Fame and Saskatoon’s Sports Hall of Fame. He pitched for the Calgary Giants in 1974.