Image by William Chen via Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 4.0) The Federal Court of Appeal recently overturned Ottawa’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, citing a lack of proper consultation with affected Aboriginal peoples, as required under Section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982. The duty to consult Aboriginal peoples and accommodate their concerns arises…Read more
About: Tawny Allison
Tawny is an honoured Anishinaabe kwe of the Bkejwanong Walpole Island First Nations of Ontario. She holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Guelph with a specialization in English and special interest in Indigenous and Gender Studies. She has an extensive background in creating sustainable resources on access to justice for Indigenous communities, youth and vulnerable peoples/genders through her current and previous experiences. She has most recently interned in Policy and Strategic Research at Legal Aid Ontario working on the 10-year evaluation of the Aboriginal Justice Strategy. Her interests lie in the intersectionality of gender, mental illness and colonial effects within Canadian Indigenous communities. She is currently pursing her Juris Doctor at the University of Ottawa. She resides on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishanaaabeg people with her 3-year old micro chihuahua, Bean.
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