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Aboriginal Law Report – First People’s Law

April 23, 2017 In the News This is an interesting piece on the challenges facing a modern treaty First Nation surrounded by urban development. ‘Our DNA comes from this region’: Reclaimed land opens up Fraser River to Tsawwassen First Nation The Secwepemc environmental assessment for the proposed Ajax Mine continued to draw attention. Indigenous law […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 201717 Views

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Building future wealth for First Nations – Canadian Lawyer

April 24, 2017 Howard Morry has been associated with First Nations work since the 1980s in the early days of his career. Often, he was focused on economic development projects and occasionally observing the obstacles First Nations faced in trying to grow their economic base. Over time, as a tax lawyer working with First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 201722 Views

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How extending personhood to Canada’s rivers could help reconciliation – CBA National Magazine

April 18, 2017 In March, governments in India and New Zealand independently extended personhood rights to rivers, making them the first jurisdictions in the world to do so. Is it possible that Canada could follow suit? Likely not in the foreseeable future. Not that it’s impossible. The Canada Business Corporations Act grants corporations the rights […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201715 Views

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2016 Report on Performance and financial statements now available – BC Law Society

April 04, 2017 The Law Society’s 2016 Report on Performance and audited financial statements are now available online. Our annual report provides a progress update on strategic initiatives in the second year of our 2015-2017 Strategic Plan. For the tenth year, we also review key performance measures for our core regulatory functions to evaluate the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 6, 201722 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report – First People’s Law

In the News A proposed LNG project on British Columbia’s north coast continues to spawn agreements and lawsuits. Here’s what Pacific NorthWest LNG said about legal challenges The serious effect of placer gold mining in British Columbia was highlighted. First Nations group calls for moratorium on new placer mining claims in Nova Scotia, opponents to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201718 Views

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BC Supreme Court Annual Report 2016

March 31, 2017 The Annual Report of the Supreme Court of British Columbia covering the activities of the Court for 2016 is now available. NT5

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 201717 Views

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Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII – Slaw.ca

Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Lanigan v. PEITF, 2017 PECA 3 [17] The Teachers’ Federation asserts that the judgment is the product […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201710 Views

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Williams Lake Indian Band v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada as represented by the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

The Supreme Court has granted the Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) leave to intervene in the Williams Lake Indian Band v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada as represented by the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada; Supreme Court File # 36983. This is the second time the Indigenous Bar Association has […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201719 Views

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Legal News Roundup for March 23 – CBA

March 23, 2017 Budget 2017: What’s in it for justice National Magazine Federal budget will affect howlawyers recognize income Canadian Lawyer Magazine 2017 budget a relief for small firms but worries, tax hikes on horizon Canadian Insider Government offers incentives for innovation CBC.ca Read More: http://www.cba.org/News-Media/In-the-Media/2017/March/Week-4/Legal-News-Roundup-for-March-23

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 201759 Views

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B.C.’s top judge says system needs ‘shock therapy’ to improve access to justice – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 22, 2017 VICTORIA _ Museum officials in British Columbia and the Czech Republic have signed an agreement to better track First Nations artifacts held beyond provincial borders. The deal was signed between the Royal BC Museum in Victoria and the Narodni museum in Prague. A release from the Royal BC Museum says […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201745 Views

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