Publications and Media
- “Changes for Ontario students crossing on/off reserve to attend school”, OKT Blog, September 2019
- “A Roadmap to C-92, the Federal Child Welfare Law”, OKT Blog, June 2019
- “When are First Nations children with special needs going to get fair treatment?”, OKT Blog, May 2017
- “Ontario commits to clean mercury from English-Wabigoon river system”, OKT Blog, February 2017
- “One year later, one big disappointment: First Nation Child and Family Caring Society case, one year later”, OKT Blog, January 2017
- "Thunder Bay police under review in treatment of Indigenous peoples", OKT Blog, November 8, 2016
- "First Nations win major child welfare case", with Kaitlin Ritchie, OKT Blog, January 26, 2016
- “The Federal Control of First Nations Education Act” OKT Blog, May 9, 2014
- Nancy Kleer and Judith Rae, “Divided We Fall: Tsilhqot’in and the Historic Treaties”, OKT Blog, July 11, 2014
- Presentation, “Context & controversy around the First Nations Education Act” March 22, 2014, Law Union of Ontario
- “Behind the numbers: Harper’s new funding of the First Nations Education Act”, OKT Blog, February 14, 2014
- Presentation, “The 1965 Agreement: Overview and Focus on Child Welfare”, January 14, 2014, Aboriginal Child and Youth Strategy Conference, Independent First Nations.
- “New twist after Supreme Court decision in Behn”, OKT Blog, January 9, 2014.
- Presentation & Workshop, “We are all treaty people”, December 2, 2013, High School Student Conference organized by the Toronto District School Board and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.
- “The proposed First Nations Education Act”, OKT Blog, October 24, 2013.
- “Education a hot topic”, OKT Blog, May 30, 2013.
- “A win for Matawa First Nations”, OKT Blog, March 19, 2013.
- Presentation, “Aboriginal Youth and Child Welfare”, March 16, 2013, Annual Conference of the Law Union of Ontario.
- “Daniels case on Métis and Non-Status Indians”, OKT Blog, January 10, 2013.
- Judith Rae, “Keewatin: Natural Evolution, Not a Revolution” (Paper presented at the National Aboriginal Law conference hosted in Ottawa by Pacific Business & Law Institute, November 20-21, 2012. This paper comments on the Ontario Superior Court’s decision in Keewatin v Ontario (Minister of Natural Resources), 2011 ONSC 4801. Please note the subsequent appeal decisions reported at 2013 ONCA 158 and 2014 SCC 48).
- Presentation, “Practicing Aboriginal law”, July 18, 2012, Law In Action Within Schools (LAWS) High School Student Conference at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law.
- “New Environmental Assessment Act is leaner and meaner, not greener”, OKT Blog, May 8, 2012.
- “Caring Society and First Nations Win Decision in Federal Court on Child Welfare Funding”, OKT Blog, April 19, 2012.
- “Supreme Court reaffirms principles of Aboriginal sentencing; Renée Pelletier quoted”, OKT Blog, March 23, 2012.
- “Matawa First Nations file judicial review”, OKT Blog, November 9, 2011.
- “Case Update on First Nations Child and Family Caring Society et al v Canada, 2011 CHRT 4” OKT Blog, March 30, 2011.
- Judith Rae, “Program Delivery Devolution: A Stepping Stone or Quagmire for First Nations?” (2009) 7:2 Indigenous LJ 2.
- Co-Editor-in-Chief, Indigenous Law Journal, (2008) 7:2 Indigenous LJ.
- Judith Rae, “Child ‘rescue’ in mass emergencies: illegal, unrealistic, and unethical Web-Exclusive Comment”, The Globe and Mail, November 21, 2007.
- Judith Rae, “Indigenous Children’s Rights: An International Perspective” (2007) Canada’s Children at 45.
- Judith Rae, (with UN Sub-Group on Indigenous Children and Youth People), “Indigenous Children: Rights and Reality” (Ottawa: First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, 2006).
- Judith Rae, “Empire’s Hidden Hand: American NGOs and Central America in the 1980s” (2005-2006) 6:1 The Attaché (Journal of International Affairs) at 15.
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