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Legislative Drafting Conference (2024 Edition)

September 16-18, 2024
In person in Ottawa & Online

Indigenous Justice System – A Knowledge Sharing Symposium

November 4-6, 2024
In Calgary, AB, and online

2024 Annual Conference on "Families and the Law"

October 9-11, 2024
In person in Winnipeg & Online

Writing Reasons in Sexual Assault Cases (2024 Edition)

Judges Only
December 5, 2024, Online

CIAJ Podcast “In All Fairness”

Discover the latest episodes

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Join a multidisciplinary and bilingual legal network across Canada! Since its inception in 1974, the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (CIAJ) brings together individuals and institutions involved in the administration of justice and promotes excellence through knowledge, learning and the exchange of ideas. CIAJ offers customized training and multidisciplinary programs designed for all stakeholders in the justice system, prepares reports and issues recommendations that could lay the groundwork for change.

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CIAJ members come from all regions of Canada, and include members of the legal profession, the judiciary, professors and law students, legislative drafters, members of administrative tribunals, journalists, court personnel, representatives of government agencies, staff of social and police agencies, and the public.

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A New Look at the Role of Treaties in Reconciliation

Two recent Supreme Court of Canada cases try to advance the fundamental objective of the modern law of treaty rights: the reconciliation of the interests of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Both cases show nation-to-nation treaty-making unfolding within the Canadian Constitution...