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Dentons names Vancouver partner as Canada co-chair of mining group – The Lawyer’s Daily

July 07, 2020 Dentons announced that it has appointed Robin Longe, partner in Vancouver, as Canada co-chair of the firm’s mining group. He joins Edmonton-based partner Leanne Krawchuk as fellow co-chair. According to Dentons’ press release, Longe, who joined Dentons in 2019, is a member of the firm’s corporate group and a natural resources lawyer whose practice is focused […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 20208 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report, July 5, 2020 – First Peoples Law

July 5, 2020 #CancelCanadaDay was trending online. Cancel Canada Day: Marches protesting Indigenous injustice held in multiple cities – CTV News July 1 is a time to reflect on Canada’s colonial and genocidal legacy – Rabble Indigenous communities find little to celebrate on Canada Day | CBC News Indigenous activists take to Halifax streets to call for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 202013 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report June 28, 2020 – First People’s Law

June 28, 2020 First Nations policing legislation was on the agenda in Ottawa. Canada’s work on First Nations policing law should have begun ‘long time ago:’ Bellegarde – Global News Bill Blair says he’s pursuing legislation that would make First Nations police an essential service | Global News Blair says feds will make First Nations policing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202028 Views

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UBCIC – Re: Sheltering in Victoria City Parks

Dear Mayor Helps and City Council, am writing on behalf of the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (“BCCLA”), the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (“UBCIC”) and Pivot Legal Society to follow up on our letters we sent last month, and to make recommendations in advance of your upcoming vote about whether to reinstate the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202030 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report, June 21, 2020 – First Peoples Law

The duty to consult and COVID-19 were hot topics in Quebec. First Nations Chiefs urge Quebec to respect Aboriginal and treaty rights in relation to Bill 61 – Canadian Lawyer Magazine Indigenous jurisdiction over health care was front and centre in Manitoba. Southern First Nations sign health-care control agreement – Winnipeg Free Press First Nations health care […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202032 Views

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Canada: BC’s Declaration On The Rights Of Indigenous Peoples’ Act: Rising To The Challenge Of UNDRIP – Mondaq News Alerts

16 June 2020 On November 28, 2019, British Columbia became the first jurisdiction in Canada to incorporate the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“UNDRIP”), making UNDRIP part of BC law. UNDRIP UNDRIP is a comprehensive international instrument on the rights of indigenous peoples, that sets out basic human rights within an […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202039 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report, June 14, 2020 – First Peoples Law

Saik’uz and Stellat’en First Nations’ Aboriginal rights action is ongoing. Northern B.C. First Nations wrap up testimony in supreme court case against Rio Tinto (Alcan) – Prince George Matters Cannabis and Indigenous jurisdiction were hot topics in Syilx territory. Indigenous pot shop owner refuses to shut down after being raided by province – APTN News Bill […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 202042 Views

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Reconciliation on Trial: Wet’suwet’en, Aboriginal Title and the Rule of Law

June 10, 2020 Why are so many Canadians surprised when Indigenous people erect blockades to defend their lands and children’s future? I think it’s because most Canadians prefer the facile narrative of national reconciliation to the uncomfortable reality of betrayal and unfulfilled promises. Industry and Canadian politicians are adept at peddling the reconciliation narrative. Canadians […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202055 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report June 7, 2020 – First Peoples Law

Police violence and systemic racism were front and centre across the country. Indigenous leaders condemn Police actions in death of Chantel Moore | First Nations Summit Black Lives Matter march in Iqaluit ties in Nunavummiut and RCMP – APTN News ‘Enough is enough’: First Nations Chief says he needed to tell story of alleged RCMP […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202053 Views

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Canada: BC Court Of Appeal Affirms The Western Boundary Of Treaty 8 Is The Arctic-Pacific Divide – Mondaq

On May 19, 2020, in a split decision, the Court of Appeal affirmed the lower court decision regarding the location of the western boundary of Treaty 8, finding it is the height of land along the Arctic-Pacific Divide, and not the more easterly boundary of the height of the Rocky Mountains asserted by British Columbia and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 202060 Views

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