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Reconciliation, resilience part of new Indigenous cultural competency training – The Lawyer’s Daily

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202026 Views

October 20, 2020

The Law Society of Alberta (LSA) has approved a mandatory Indigenous cultural competency training program which will launch next year.

The program, approved by the law society’s board is the Path, a six-hour series of online modules which deals with such topics as the cultural and historical differences between First Nations, Inuit, and Métis, the evolution of the relationship between Canada and Indigenous people, stories of social and economic success, reconciliation and resilience and understanding intercultural communication in the workplace.

LSA President Kent Teskey said the law society is also working with the program’s designers to ensure more Alberta-centred content. He said the Path has been used by the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and has been recommended by the Law Society of the Northwest Territories.

Read More: https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/articles/21655/reconciliation-resilience-part-of-new-indigenous-cultural-competency-training

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