REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) Evaluation Consultant Needs Assessment for New Toronto Courthouse & Toronto Regional Bail Centre A. Purpose of RFP Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) is seeking the services of an Indigenous Evaluation Consultant to support ALS in working in collaboration with the New Toronto Courthouse (NTC) and Toronto Regional Bail Centre (TRBC) and other relevant stakeholders to lead, coordinate...
Aboriginal Legal Services has a number of full-time and training positions. Apply today. Please click here to see these opportunities.
In an interview with CBC News, Aboriginal Legal Services outlines its concerns with recent developments with Project Broken Trust in Thunder Bay. Aboriginal Legal Services has been involved in the First Nations Youth Inquest, aka Seven Fallen Feathers, for many, many years. We were involved before the inquest was called. Christa Big Canoe and Jonathan Rudin represented six of the...
Call for ALS Board of Directors! Your opportunity to give back to Indigenous communities in the GTA. The ALS Board of Directors is a group of dedicated volunteers supporting the mission and goals of Aboriginal Legal Services: to strengthen the capacity of the Indigenous community and its citizens to deal with justice issues and provide Indigenous controlled and culturally based...
The Board of Directors of Aboriginal Legal Services is very pleased to announce the appointment of Lindsay (Swooping Hawk) Kretschmer to the position of Executive Director beginning February 14, 2022. Full announcement from the Board of Directors A letter from Lindsay Kretschmer
ALS released its Year Five Report Card on the First Nations Inquest in Thunder Bay. The Report Card, a presentation on the Report Card, a press release and all other background and supporting documents can be found here.
All the materials the 2021 AGM can be found here, on the official AGM Documentation page
Ontario Court of Appeal ruling on Gladue Principles applying to an application to withdraw a guilty plea
Aboriginal Legal Services appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal to argue that the Gladue principles apply when and Indigenous person seeks to withdraw a guilty plea. Read the court decision here. Read the Aborignal Legal Services Factum here.
Christa Big Canoe, Legal Advocacy Director at Aboriginal Legal Services has recently received two significant awards. Christa is the first recipient of the Alnoba Lewis Family Foundation’s first Moment of Truth Award for Gender Equity. More information on the award can be found here - https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/alnoba-lewis-family-foundation-honors-christa-big-canoe-with-moment-of-truth-award-for-gender-equity-890077747.html. Christa also received the Spirit of Schlifer Award from the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic. ...