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This government report card for the year 2019 estimates a below average score on a number of pressing social issues.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The ALS campaign is to educate Aboriginal people about their rights and to push for change and improvements in the law.
McCullough Robertson
This Bill largely reflects a previous Bill, introduced in February 2019 and lapsed because of the 2019 Federal election.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The shooting of a Warlpiri man in 2019 is classed as one of the over 420 Aboriginal deaths in custody since 1991.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Mike Pompeo announced that the US no longer recognises Israeli West Bank settlements as a breach of international law.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The Anticolonial Asian Alliance is an organisation committed to supporting the struggle of the First Nations peoples.
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 18 November 2019, the updated version of the Equator Principles (EP), EP4, was adopted by the Equator Principles Association. EP4 will apply to mandated transactions from 1 July 2020.
MLT Aikins LLP
On January 1, 2020, An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (the "Act") came into force.
Lawson Lundell LLP
In the past year in Canada, and in British Columbia specifically, recent legal developments have further altered the status quo, in an effort to address reconciliation with indigenous peoples over the use of the country's natural resources, ...
Bennett Jones LLP
Seven Indigenous communities in Alberta now own a combined 40% equity stake in Alberta PowerLine and its award-winning Fort McMurray West 500-kV Transmission Project.
Before passing unanimously, Bill 41 was debated at length over five days in committee.
Torys LLP
Canada's environmental sector is evolving. A new regulatory regime has been introduced by the federal government to assess the impact of large projects on the environment
MLT Aikins LLP
The commission's goal is to have clear requirements for Indigenous consultation completed by the fall of 2020.
Lawson Lundell LLP
On December 16, 2019, the long awaited Environmental Assessment Act, R.S.B.C. 2018, c. 51 (the "New BCEAA") will come into force. Despite having received royal assent on November 27, 2018
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On November 28, Bill 41, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (the Act), came into force in British Columbia upon receiving royal assent....
Bennett Jones LLP
In a decision released on October 22, 2019, the Alberta Court of Appeal addressed two questions raised by the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) in an appeal of a judicial review...
Clark Wilson LLP
On Tuesday, November 26th, the British Columbia legislature unanimously passed Bill 41, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (the "Act"),
Gowling WLG
Indigenous rights are not only about legal or political opportunity but also practical capacity. A First Nation's capacity to govern can mean the difference between the true exercise of a right
In 2017, the Strategic Partnership Policy was introduced under the Defence Procurement Policy, 2016 to increase private participation and...
DLA Piper
The Government has released a draft National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity (NPS-IB) for comment.
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