Schedule, CAPSLE 2018

Pre-Conference Tour – Saturday

Day 1 – Sunday

Morning  – The Honourable Justice Thomas Cromwell, retired justice of the Supreme Court of Canada

Lunch – Truth and Reconciliation in Education and the Law:

(1)  Maureen Googoo, journalist and owner/editor of

(2)  Eleanor Bernard, Executive Director of Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey, the Mi’kmaq School Board,

(3) TRC: Jaime Battiste, Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey and Treaty Education Lead

Day 2 – Monday

Morning – Youth, Education and Criminal Justice

The Honourable Judge Pam Williams, Chief Judge of the Nova Scotia Provincial Court – Mental Health and Opiate Treatment Courts

Robert Wright, Halifax-based Social Worker and Sociologist – cultural assessments in criminal proceedings,

Day 3 – Tuesday

Morning – The North Preston Land Recovery Initiative

(1)  Angela Simmonds, articling clerk with Nova Scotia Legal Aid and liaison to the Initiative:

(2)  PLRI: Erin Moore, Journalism Instructor, Nova Scotia Community College

Last Panel – Freedom of Association

(1)  Diane MacDonald, legal counsel, British Columbia Teachers’ Federation

(2)  John Craig, Partner, Fasken Martineau

(3)  Gail Gatchalian, Partner, Pink Larkin


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