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Living Out History: Using Blankets To Learn 500 Years Of Indigenous History
Picture something you hold dear to your heart. Now imagine how you would feel if it were unexpectedly taken from you
Canada
19 Jun 2019
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Government Of Canada Releases Canadian Minerals And Metals Plan
On March 3, 2019, the Government of Canada released the Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan ("CMMP") with hopes that it will represent "a milestone in the history of Canadian mining."
Canada
10 Jun 2019
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Trans Mountain Decision: Application Of Existing Principles Or Evolving Standard?
In 2004, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized that there is a duty to consult Indigenous groups whenever the Crown is contemplating conduct that could adversely impact asserted
Canada
15 Mar 2019
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A Closer Look: BC Government Releases Draft Legislation For Revitalized Provincial Environment Assessment Process
In March 2018, the BC government launched the process for revitalizing the province's environmental assessment (EA) process.
Canada
4 Jan 2019
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A Closer Look: BC Government Releases Draft Legislation For Revitalized Provincial Environmental Assessment Process
In March 2018, the BC government launched the process for revitalizing the province's environmental assessment (EA) process
Canada
19 Dec 2018
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No Duty to Consult Indigenous Groups On Legislation – Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada (Governor General In Council)
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC, or the Court) has ruled that there is no duty to consult Indigenous groups at any stage of the law-making process.
Canada
22 Oct 2018
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Reporting Of Payments To Aboriginal Governments Now Required Under The Canadian Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act
After a two-year deferral period, eligible companies are now required to report payments to Aboriginal or Indigenous governments under the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act ...
Canada
6 Aug 2018
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2018 Federal Budget Proposes Legislative Changes To Make Foreign-Born Indigenous Peoples Having Status Under The Indian Act Retroactively Eligible For Certain Child Tax Benefits
On February 27, 2018, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled in the House of Commons the Liberal Government's third budget, Equality + Growth = A Strong Middle Class ("Budget 2018").
Canada
1 Mar 2018
9
Indigenous Interests In Focus – Impact Assessment Act Introduces Substantive Measures For A Renewed Relationship With Indigenous Peoples
On February 8, 2018, the federal government introduced Bill C-69, Part 1 of which tables the Impact Assessment Act (IAA), proposed federal legislation to replace Canada's current environmental assessment legislation ...
Canada
12 Feb 2018
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Moving Towards Sustainability And Public Interest: Federal Government Introduces The Impact Assessment Act
On February 8, 2018, the federal government introduced the Impact Assessment Act ("IAA" or "Act"), federal legislation to replace Canada's current environmental assessment legislation ...
Canada
12 Feb 2018
11
Angling For Reconciliation: An Overview Of Indigenous–Related Amendments To The Fisheries Act
On February 6, 2018, the federal government announced proposed amendments to the Fisheries Act (the Act), as we summarized here.
Canada
8 Feb 2018
12
First Nation Ordered To Produce Private Agreements With Industry – Update On Blueberry River First Nations Treaty 8 Infringement Proceedings
In 2015, Blueberry River First Nations (BRFN) commenced a significant treaty infringement claim against the Province of British Columbia.
Canada
30 Jan 2018
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SCC To Consider The Crown's Duty To Consult In The Legislative Process; Will Hear Appeal Of Courtoreille v. Canada, 2016 FCA 311
This coming Monday, January 15th, the SCC will hear the appeal of the Mikisew Cree First Nation from the FCA's decision in Courtoreille v. Canada, a significant duty to consult case which we wrote about in 2017.
Canada
15 Jan 2018
14
First Nation Of Nacho Nyak Dun V. Yukon: SCC Addresses The Role Of Courts In Resolving Modern Treaty Disputes
On December 1, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) issued its decision in First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun v. Yukon...
Canada
11 Jan 2018
15
Supreme Court Dismisses Aboriginal Spiritual Rights Charter Claim
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released a decision earlier today dismissing a novel Aboriginal freedom of religion Charter claim that was raised in opposition to a ski resort ...
Canada
8 Nov 2017
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The Role Of Regulatory Tribunals In Aboriginal Consultation – The Key Takeaways From Hamlet Of Clyde River And Chippewas Of The Thames
On July 26, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decisions in Hamlet of Clyde River, et al. v. Petroleum Geo-Services Inc. (PGS) ...
Canada
8 Nov 2017
17
In Pursuit Of Sustainable Communities: Survey Finds That Indigenous Participation Is Driving Clean Energy Growth In Canada
A pioneering survey has found that Indigenous participation in Canada's clean energy economy has grown rapidly over the past 20 years, in all regions of the country.
Canada
19 Oct 2017
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United Nations Declaration On The Rights Of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) In Canada – Implementation Status Update
It has been over a year since the federal government announced at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues that Canada was now a full and unqualified supporter of UNDRIP and that the federal government...
Canada
11 Aug 2017
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Clarifying The Role Of Regulatory Tribunals In Consultation – Canada's Highest Court Releases Two Key Aboriginal Consultation Decisions
While both cases relied upon NEB processes, the SCC reached very different conclusions regarding the adequacy of consultation for each decision based on the particular facts.
Canada
28 Jul 2017
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