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First Peoples Law Report January 25-31, 2023 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes Treaty rights, class actions, child welfare, consultation, Aboriginal title and more. IN THE NEWS East coast news included Aboriginal title and governance Quebec Innu community seeks $2.2B from Hydro-Québec for Churchill Falls destruction | CBC News Province, Mi’kmaq to share governance of Kluskap Wilderness Area in Cape Breton | CBC News […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20237 Views

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First Peoples Law Report January 18-24, 2023 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes class actions, Treaty rights, jurisdiction, new court cases and more. Treaty rights were front and centre in BC Blueberry First Nation signs $300M agreement with B.C. | APTN News Consensus agreements a ‘new beginning’ for co-operation between province, First Nations: Chief | CBC News Tsilhqot’in National Government calls for halt on mining […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 20238 Views

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Waddell Phillips Professional Corporation, Peter Grant Law, and Diane Soroka Avocate Inc. – First Nations sign historic settlement agreement with Canada to address collective harms caused by Indian Residential Schools

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc, shíshálh Nation and the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) are pleased to announce that they have reached a historic $2.8 billion settlement with Canada that recognizes the collective harms suffered by Indigenous communities caused by Indian Residential Schools. Gottfriedson v. His Majesty the King in Right […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 20237 Views

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Hot off the Press! Indigenous Peoples and the Law in Canada 2023 – First Peoples Law

January 19, 2023 We are excited to announce the release of First Peoples Law’s 2023 edition of Indigenous Peoples and the Law in Canada: Cases and Commentary, now available here (previously, Annotated Aboriginal Law). The book provides Indigenous Peoples and the legal community with a comprehensive overview of cases, legislation and other important developments in the field of Aboriginal […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20239 Views

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BC Civil Liberties Association Announces New Executive Director

January 17, 2023 Vancouver, BC (Unceded Coast Salish Territories) – The BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) announced today the appointment of its new Executive Director, Joanne Macri. Joanne has dedicated her career to defending and protecting the human rights and civil liberties of those who are enmeshed within the immigration, criminal justice, or civil court […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202311 Views

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First Peoples Law Report January 11-17, 2023 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes Treaty rights, Aboriginal title, sovereignty, land defence and more. IN THE NEWS East coast news included jurisdiction, Treaty rights and taxation Nova Scotia judge dismisses charges against three Mi’kmaw fishermen | Ku’ku’kwes News Win for Mi’kmaw treaty fishery after charges dismissed against three fishers | APTN News – YouTube Fisherman sentenced […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20237 Views

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First Peoples Law Report January 4-10, 2023 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes UNDRIP, land back, consultation, child welfare and more. IN THE NEWS Land back and child welfare returned to national headlines Here are 3 places to watch the Land Back movement unfold in 2023 | CBC Radio 2023 will be a pivotal year for Indigenous child welfare on both sides of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 20239 Views

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Indigenous Rights 2022 Year in Review – First Peoples Law

January 5, 2023 Indigenous Peoples continued to defend and advance their rights and laws across the country in 2022. Check out our “Year in Review” countdown below to learn more. 5. Advance Costs For decades, Indigenous Peoples have footed the bill defending their rights in court and holding the Crown accountable for its repeated failures […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202310 Views

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First Peoples Law Report December 14-20, 2022 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes Treaty rights, Aboriginal title, child welfare, new court cases and more. Ontario news included consultation, caribou and Aboriginal title Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation says Ontario should repeal housing plan, leave Greenbelt alone | CBC News Lake Superior First Nations say Ontario ignoring their caribou expertise | The Narwhal ‘We […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 202218 Views

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First Peoples Law Report December 7-13, 2022 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes new court cases, child welfare, protected areas, policing and more. IN THE NEWS National news included sovereignty, hunting rights and child welfare First Nations demand withdrawal of proposed Alberta Sovereignty, Saskatchewan First acts | CBC News Chiefs condemn Sask Act, Sovereignty Act but Trudeau won’t bite to do battle with provinces […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 202219 Views

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