Jon Faulds’ practice focuses on aboriginal, constitutional and class or mass actions. Jon has represented government in constitutional references and other constitutional litigation before the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, the Alberta Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada and has appeared on behalf of aboriginal groups in aboriginal rights cases before the Federal Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal. He represented hundreds of people who were wrongfully sterilized by the Alberta Government’s Eugenics Program and has acted for aboriginal Canadians who were placed in Indian Residential Schools. In 2005 he helped lead a national consortium of lawyers in the negotiation of the historic multi-billion dollar Indian Residential School settlement which also established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to address the legacy of the schools. In 2008, Jon was appointed a Special Advocate in relation to security certificate matters by the Government of Canada. Most recently he has been engaged in the defence of class actions brought against health service providers in Alberta.Jon is an in-demand speaker and prior to practicing law, was a journalist and radio commentator on legal issues for CBC Radio. He maintains an interest in defamation and media law issues.