The event — presented by the Law Society of Upper Canada in partnership with the Métis Nation of Ontario — will include a reading by Boyden from his book Louis Riel & Gabriel Dumont, part of the “Exceptional Canadian” series from Penguin Canada.
There will also be a panel discussion: “Canada and Riel’s People: Promises Made, Promises Kept?” The panel will provide updates on legal developments for Métis people, including the Manitoba Métis Federation case. Guest speakers will be Jean Teillet, a partner with Pape Salter Teillet; Jason Madden, counsel with JTM Law and Jim Aldridge, a partner at Rosenbloom & Aldridge.
The event is next Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 4 p.m. and goes to 8 p.m. at the Law Society (130 Queen Street West). The program is free, but registration must be completed by Friday, Nov. 11. Register by email at email@example.com or by telephone at 800-668-7380 ext 3413 or 416-947-3413.