Jonathan Rudin, Director of Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto
, points out that this is very problematic in terms of planning.
The paper by Gordon Christie, professor of law at the University of British Columbia, and the commentary by Toni Williams, from Osgoode Hall, and Kim Murray, from Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto
, attempt to place the debate over police-executive relations within the context of the larger political, constitutional, legal and historical nature of the relationship of aboriginal peoples to the Canadian state.
NAN, and the Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto
(ALST) have formed a coalition, and have retained the legal services of Falconer.
The Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto
, along with six other Canadian Aboriginal organizations, proposed the amendment to Senate.
(It is interesting to note here that Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto
, one of the only successful community justice councils in Ontario, just had a major funding cut that may influence its ability to continue, setting back this kind of agenda to another scramble for dollars).
"One of the issues is that Gladue is not really being considered to the extent it should be by the courts when Aboriginal people are being sentenced and that is not only true in Ontario, but in the rest of the country as well," said Jonathan Rudin, Program Director of Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto
Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto
(ALST) is an agency that advocates for, and assists, urban Aboriginal people in Canada's largest city.