John Borrows receives Order of Canada for 2nd time

February 20, 2024 | CFAX 1070 via UVic News

John Borrows, from the University of Victoria, has been named to the Order of Canada as an Officer for a 2nd time. John Borrows is one of the worlds best authorities on Indigenous rights and legal traditions. He is also a member of the Chippewa of the Nawash Unceded First Nation.

The Order of Canada also recognized Dr. Borrows’  work to reveal “the legal diversity and many parallel systems of justice that exist in Canada, for which he has been cited by Canadian courts.”

The Order of Canada is considered to be “one of our country’s highest honours”. As its mission is to recognize the achievements of those who make significant contributions to the country.

Dr. John Borrows is a professor of law at the University of Victoria, whose research interests include, Indigenous, environmental, and constitutional law. To learn more about Dr. Borrows’ work in these areas, check out his author page on UVicSpace!