Author Archives: Elysa Hogg

About Elysa Hogg

B.A. (UBC), J.D. (Calgary). Prior to law school, Elysa worked for an international not-for-profit foundation. During her law degree she earned a diploma with distinction from the International Peace and Security Institute in The Hague where she wrote and presented on Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Alongside a classmate, Elysa co-founded the Calgary Women Studying Law Association (CWSLA), the first student-focused women's group in the Faculty. She is currently completing her articles with a firm in downtown Calgary.

The Sixties Scoop & the Duty to Consult: A New Frontier in Aboriginal Litigation?

Case Commented On: Brown v Canada (Attorney General), 2017 ONSC 251 (CanLII) PDF Version: The Sixties Scoop & the Duty to Consult: A New Frontier in Aboriginal Litigation? By: Elysa Hogg and Alex Darling *Note on terminology: “Indian” is used to … Continue reading

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Bill S-3: A rushed response to Descheneaux

By: Elysa Hogg PDF Version: Bill S-3: A rushed response to Descheneaux Matters Commented On: Bill S-3 “An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration); Descheneaux c Canada (Procureur General), 2015 QCCS 3555 (CanLII) *Note on … Continue reading

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First Nations Education Funding: The Case of Sloan & Marvin

By: Elysa Hogg PDF Version: First Nations Education Funding: The Case of Sloan & Marvin Sloan and Marvin Miller are twin children with Down Syndrome and because of where they live, their government refuses to provide them with the special … Continue reading

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