Directing Traffic at the Intersection of Law, Policy and Politics (Plenary Discussion) (31:53)

1:30 – 2:00 pm

The following workshop will focus on developing a checklist of drafting best practices and tips to help legislative counsel fulfill their role in the changing environment explored by the previous panelists.  It will include a case scenario involving Aboriginal government and group discussion related to the development of legislation in a complex, time-sensitive, multi-stakeholder context.


  • Ms. Pamela Muir, Assistant Deputy Minister and Deputy Cabinet Secretary, Executive Council Office, Yukon


  • Ms. Julie Lynn Blackhawk, Senior Counsel, Aboriginal Affairs Portfolio, Justice Canada, Ottawa