News & Updates


January 20, 2022

The Arbutus Law Group LLP team recognizes that COVID-19 is rapidly changing the reality faced by Indigenous communities across the country. We would like to extend our thanks to all those who are on the front lines of this public health emergency and those who… Read more »

We are pleased to welcome Simon Owen as our newest Senior Associate

January 3, 2022

From advocacy in courtrooms and negotiating tables to helping to revitalize Indigenous legal traditions in a groundbreaking research unit, Simon has developed a keen appreciation for the challenges – and overwhelming importance – of seeing, sustaining, and expanding spaces for Indigenous law (principles, processes, and institutions)… Read more »

Indigenous Priorities Granting Program

October 19, 2021

Vancouver Foundation is excited to announce that a new granting stream will open on November 15th — the Indigenous Priorities Granting Program (IPGP). This initiative will support First Nation, Inuit, and Métis communities with $750,000 in flexible, one-time grants to Indigenous-led organizations operating in the lands… Read more »

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 22, 2021

September 30, 2021 marks Canada’s first official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation which will be observed annually hereafter.  The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a federal statutory holiday which gives Canadians the opportunity to acknowledge the intergenerational harm that residential schools caused Indigenous families… Read more »