Southern Alberta Lawyer, from Piikani First Nation, Appointed to Calgary Provincial Court

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A southern Alberta lawyer, who hails from the Piikani First Nation, has been appointed to serve as a provincial court judge in Calgary.

A southern Alberta lawyer, who hails from the Piikani First Nation, has been appointed to serve as a provincial court judge in Calgary. Karen A. Crowshoe has been a member of the Alberta bar since 1994 and most of her legal career has focused on providing counsel for First Nation governments and agencies. She also has extensive experience in the development of on-reserve child welfare services and has taught native studies courses at the University of Lethbridge and Red Crow Community College. Acting Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, Marlin Schmidt, says Crowshoe's legal background, experience and ties to her community makes her an exceptional addition to the Provincial Court of Alberta. -Tina Giesbrecht

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