The Strategic Policy Counsel, Indigenous Initiatives provides legal research, advice and support for the policy-making responsibilities of the Law Society, particularly in the area of Indigenous matters, facilitating a coherent approach to policy development throughout the organization, and tackles issues that require creative, proactive and specialized strategic approaches. Acts as a resource and has in-depth understanding (local, national and international) regarding policy development and policy issues, with an emphasis on Indigenous matters and undertakes special projects primarily at the direction of the Executive Director, Policy and from time to time the CEO, Benchers, and committees. This includes acting as a resource in the area of Indigenous affairs, to committees, task forces, working groups, advisory groups, Convocation and staff of the Law Society, conducting research focused on Indigenous affairs, developing and delivering equity and diversity education programs, contributing to the development of programs and initiatives focused on Indigenous affairs for the Law Society, the profession and the public. Strategic Policy Counsel, Indigenous Initiatives thinks creatively to craft options for approaches to policy challenges that strategically align with the Law Society’s priorities, are comprehensive, are practical, are creative, innovative and progressive and ensure that the Law Society, not only keeps pace with developments, but also leads, in regulation.
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