Law Society Medal Winner 2017
Congratulations to Sally Colquhoun! She will be awarded the Law Society Medal at a ceremony at Osgoode Hall on May 24th. The Law Society of Upper Canada in their news release said Colquhoun is being recognized “for her leadership and advocacy, having devoted her career to increasing social justice for low income people and First Nation communities in Ontario’s Northwest.” Sally has spent almost her entire legal career at Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic and credits all of her co-workers as well in winning this award. “Kinna-aweya” is the Ojibway word meaning “everyone” and this legal clinic which is funded by Legal Aid Ontario, and operates with an all Indigenous Board of Directors, provides services to all low-income individuals in the District of Thunder Bay.