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Honouring His Honour: Justice Harry S. LaForme

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Law Society of Ontario

130 Queen Street West

Toronto, ON M5H 2N6

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On Thursday, September 20, 2018, the Honourable Justice Harry S. LaForme will be celebrated for his contribution to justice for Indigenous people.

Reception & Indigenous Art Auction

Museum Room - 5:30 p.m.

Dinner

Convocation Hall - 7:00 p.m.

NOTE: After you have purchased your tickets, a staff member from ALS will contact you via email to get the names of everyone in your party and to find out if anyone has food allergies or dietary restrictions.

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The Honourable Justice Harry S. LaForme

A member of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, Justice LaForme graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1977 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1979. As a lawyer, Justice LaForme started his own Aboriginal law practice where he advocated for Indigenous clients in Canada and abroad. Justice LaForme was known for his zealous advocacy in treaty rights cases, land claims and Charter issues. Justice LaForme was responsible for the supervision of the groundbreaking report on federal land claims policy which led to the creation of the Federal Indian Claims Commission.

In January 1994, Justice LaForme was appointed a Judge of the Ontario Court of Justice (General Division). In November 2004 Justice LaForme was appointed to the Ontario Court of Appeal. He is the first Indigenous person to be appointed to sit on any appellate court in the history of Canada. In October 2018, Justice LaForme will take retirement from the Ontario Court of Appeal. He will continue to work towards reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.

Visit aboriginallegal.ca/HHH to read more about Justice LaForme's exemplary career.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Event Committee at honouringhishonour@gmail.com

Show Your Support for ALS

The demand for ALS' services and expertise far outweighs the organizational capacity. By supporting the Honouring His Honour dinner, you will be supporting our work across the Province of Ontario.

We have a very limited number of tickets and expect this special event to sell out quickly. If you cannot attend the dinner but wish to support Aboriginal Legal Services in honour of Justice LaForme, we ask that you do so via our Canada Helps webpage instead of purchasing a ticket that will not be used. Donations made through Canada Helps are eligible for a tax receipt as will be a portion of the ticket price for this special event.

If you wish to sponsor this event, please contact:

Barbara Yip, Chair
Honouring His Honour PlanningCommittee
416.466.4777
bayip@sympatico.ca

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