The CBA Aboriginal Law Section examines issues, laws and national trends related to the law and the practice of Aboriginal law. Our mandate includes:

  • Federal and provincial legislation relating to Aboriginal peoples
  • Aboriginal and treaty rights, including land claims
  • Constitutional reform
  • Administration of justice
  • Traditional Aboriginal law
  • Other related matters

We liaise regularly with the Indigenous Bar Association and Department of Justice Canada.

Our Committees

Would you like to contribute and network with other legal professionals in the field? Email cbaaboriginallaw@cba.org to join one of our committees:

  • Professional Development Committee
  • Legislation and Law Reform Committee
  • Communications Committee

Our Section members provide input to the:

Get Involved

There are many other ways to get involved:

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Questions? Feel free to contact us!

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