Forum – How to Stop Kinder Morgan

Sun, May 20, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Fireside Room

How to Stop Kinder Morgan: Bruce McIvor will talk about his recently published book: First People’s Law.

Bruce will be reading from his newly released book, First Peoples Law: Essays on Canadian Law and Decolonization, and will be discussing Aboriginal rights and large-scale resource development.

Dr. Bruce McIvor, lawyer and historian, is principal of First Peoples Law. Bruce represents First Nations across Canada
and is recognized nationally and internationally as a leading practitioner of Aboriginal law in Canada. Bruce is a proud Métis from the Red River in Manitoba. He holds a law degree, a Ph.D. in Aboriginal and environmental history, and is a Fulbright Scholar.

Books will be available for purchase by donation with proceeds going to charity.

Bruce McIvor

For me, advocacy is bred in the bone.

My ancestors experienced the disloyalty of the French and British, the Acadian Explusion, the conquest of New France, the dispossession at Red River and government’s refusal to honour the numbered Treaties.

I was focused on working for social justice through an academic career in history until I began working in the law with Louise Mandell, Q.C. (Mandell Pinder) and Stuart Rush, Q.C. (Rush Crane Guenther) on what I expected to be a temporary basis. That was over 15 years ago. Louise and Stuart introduced me to a world of principled, high quality legal advocacy that led me back to university for a law degree.

First Peoples Law combines my passions for law, history and social justice. Most importantly, it allows me to work with other committed professionals in supporting Indigenous Peoples’ ongoing struggle for respect and justice.

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Forums are offered 12:30 – 1:30 pm (Unless otherwise posted) from September to June.



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