NAN RESPONDS TO RELEASE OF JURY ROLL REPORT
THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) acknowledged the Independent Reviewers’ report on First Nation representation on Ontario jury rolls released at a press conference in Thunder Bay today. The Honourable Frank Iacobucci was appointed to report on First Nation representation on Ontario jury rolls in August 2011 following court decisions questioning the validity of Ontario jury roll with respect to representation by First Nations.
“We would like to recognize and thank The Honourable Frank Iacobucci for his hard work and dedication that went into the preparation of this report,” said NAN Grand Chief Harvey Yesno. “He invested quality time to ensure there was inclusion of our communities through this process which will go a long way in restoring confidence in the justice system.”