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Ottawa’s first Indigenous peoples court to open Sept. 11

Thursday, September 07, 2017 @ 8:38 AM | By Amanda Jerome

After five years of work by justice stakeholders, Canada’s capital will get its first Indigenous peoples court in September.

Justice Célynne Dorval“There are many programs ... many services and there are many devoted support workers in every Indigenous centre in this city.  We need to get to know them, to share their wisdom and let them guide us in making real change,” said Justice Célynne Dorval at the announcement of the court’s opening on Aug. 25 at the Elgin Street courthouse in Ottawa.

“Our Indigenous peoples...