August 31, 2022

(xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Swx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver, British Columbia – The First Nations Summit congratulates Madame Justice Michelle O’Bonsawin on her recent appointment as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC).

When Justice O’Bonsawin, Canada’s first Indigenous appointee, begins her new role on the SCC bench on September 1st, it will be a momentous occasion and will mark a significant and progressive milestone for Canada, and particularly for Indigenous people.