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Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On December 1, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada released its long-awaited decision on the future of Yukon's Peel watershed.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
On November 20, 2017 Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould announced at a public event that the federal government will support Bill C-262, an NDP Private Member's Bill requiring the Government of Canada ...
Bennett Jones LLP
On November 20, 2017, the federal government announced that it will support Private Member's Bill C-262, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act ...
Cassels Brock
In 1993, the Yukon Umbrella Final Agreement (the Agreement) was entered into between Canada, the Yukon Government...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
The Toronto Police Service is now being examined by the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On December 1, 2017, in First Nations of Nacho Nyak Dun v. Yukon, the SCC overturned a Yukon government decision to open the Peel watershed for development and significantly modify the Peel Watershed Planning
Bennett Jones LLP
Normally reserved for major league baseball players as they enter the game to take the plate or the mound, lawyers are rarely introduced with walk-up songs.
Baker & McKenzie
There has been a growing wave of significant lawsuits in Canada against corporations for alleged international labour and human rights violations in their overseas operations or supply chains.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Buterman v. St. Albert Roman Catholic Separate School District No. 734, 2017 ABCA 196, the Alberta Court of Appeal confirmed that the province's human rights tribunal lacked jurisdiction ...
Fasken Martineau (French)
Le 2 novembre 2017, la Cour suprême du Canada a rejeté l'appel de la nation Ktunaxa dans l'affaire Ktunaxa Nation c. Colombie-Britannique (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations), 2017 CSC 54.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
In Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia (Ktunaxa), 2017 SCC 54, the Supreme Court of Canada (the SCC) recently considered two constitutional rights in the context of land resource development...
Bennett Jones LLP
Further to our article of October 10, 2017, we note that on October 30, 2017, the government of British Columbia introduced amendments to the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act ...
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
In Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia, the Supreme Court considered the application of freedom of religion to Indigenous spirituality for the first time.
Dentons
The Supreme Court of Canada (the "Court") has rejected Crown consultation and spiritual-rights challenges brought by the Ktunaxa Nation (the "Ktunaxa") ...
Bennett Jones LLP
On November 2, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Ktunaxa Nation v. British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations), 2017 SCC 54.
Field LLP
Bill 27 passed first reading in the Alberta Legislature on November 8, 2017. If passed, the legislation will amend the Conflicts of Interest Act, and expand its coverage to include public agencies...
Fasken Martineau
On November 2, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the Ktunaxa Nation's appeal in Ktunaxa Nation v Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations, 2017 SCC 54.
Cassels Brock
On November 2, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resources Operations) relating to the decision by the British Columbia...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On November 2, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia, involving the Ktunaxa Nation's opposition to the Jumbo Valley ski resort, ...
Rogers Partners LLP
In Abyan v. Sovereign General Insurance Company (FSCO A16-003657, September 14, 2017) Arbitrator Benjamin Drory has released a surprising and unexpected decision finding that section 3...
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Stewart McKelvey
On November 14, 2017, Bill 22, also known as the proposed Pooled Registered Pension Plan Act (the "NB Act"), was introduced in the New Brunswick Legislature.
Cassels Brock
In 1993, the Yukon Umbrella Final Agreement (the Agreement) was entered into between Canada, the Yukon Government...
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
In Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia (Ktunaxa), 2017 SCC 54, the Supreme Court of Canada (the SCC) recently considered two constitutional rights in the context of land resource development...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The defendant Nevsun Resources Inc. ("Nevsun") is a B.C. mining company that entered into a joint venture with Eritrean state companies to develop and operate the Bisha gold mine near Asmara, Eritrea.
Goodmans LLP
On the facts before it, the SCC was satisfied that deep consultation had taken place and that the Minister's conclusion that sufficient consultation had taken place was not unreasonable.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Bennett Jones LLP
Normally reserved for major league baseball players as they enter the game to take the plate or the mound, lawyers are rarely introduced with walk-up songs.
Dentons
On November 16, 2017, the Québec government introduced Bill 157 - An Act to constitute the Société québécoise du cannabis, to enact the Cannabis Regulation Act and to amend various highway safety-related provisions.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
In Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia, the Supreme Court considered the application of freedom of religion to Indigenous spirituality for the first time.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
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