Law societies umbrella group approves formal statement of commitment to reconciliation

From Canadian Lawyer:

The Federation of Law Societies of Canada has approved a statement of commitment to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action in its final report and has adopted guiding principles to keep Indigenous perspectives in mind.

The formal statement of commitment, unanimously approved by the Federation Council on Dec. 7, sets down the Federation’s dedication to advancing the TRC’s broad goals and to supporting the work of Canada’s 14 law societies, as their national coordinating body, and of law schools to improve the knowledge and competency of existing and aspiring legal professionals.

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