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First Peoples Law Report August 1-8, 2022 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes governance, injunctions, land defence, language rights, specific claims and more. IN THE NEWS UNDRIP and consent-based decision-making were back in BC news shíshálh Nation and B.C. negotiating dock management | Coast Reporter BC Ferries and Snuneymuxw First Nation sign formal agreement to guide business decisions | CTV News Canada and Tseshaht First […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 202257 Views

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Robert Freedman joins Gowling WLG’s Indigenous Law Group in Vancouver

Gowling WLG is pleased to welcome Robert (Bob) Freedman to its Indigenous Law Group as a partner in the firm’s Vancouver office. With nearly 30 years of experience working in Indigenous law, Bob focuses his practice on treaty negotiations, negotiations outside of formal treaty processes, regulatory and duty to consult-related work, environmental assessments, and the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202243 Views

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Indigenous Jurisdiction and the Charter at the Supreme Court: Dickson v. Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation – First Peoples Law

August 3, 2022 The revitalization of Indigenous’ Peoples inherent laws and governance systems is a fundamental component of decolonization. However, the extent to which Canadian courts and governments are willing to recognize and respect Indigenous governments and law-making authority remains an open question. The Supreme Court of Canada will soon address this issue directly in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202251 Views

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First Peoples Law Report July 18-24, 2022 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes the doctrine of discovery, sovereignty, language rights, modern treaties, systemic racism and more. IN THE NEWS Indigenous jurisdiction was front and centre across the country Alberta, Siksika Nation call on Ottawa to eliminate roadblock preventing creation of new Indigenous police force | The Globe and Mail ‘Keep our people safe’: Alberta […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 2022184 Views

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Shxwhá:y Village, B.C. sign cannabis agreement

July 20, 2022 CHILLIWACK – Shxwhá:y Village and the Province of B.C. have entered a government-to-government agreement that supports cannabis economic development. This is the sixth agreement of its kind and a major milestone that shows B.C. and First Nations are working to support a robust cannabis industry. Section 119 of the Cannabis Control and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 2022156 Views

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First Peoples Law Report July 11-17, 2022 – First Peoples Law

July 11-17, 2022 This week’s edition includes UNDRIP, Treaty rights, language rights, consultation, education and more. Treaty rights were front and centre on the east coast Senate fisheries report finds Ottawa failing First Nations rights-holders | APTN News Remove DFO from First Nations fisheries negotiations, says Senate report | SaltWire Read More: https://www.firstpeopleslaw.com/aboriginal-law-report/c4e700ddef7ff79d6827e3335834eefe

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 2022182 Views

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First Peoples Law Report July 4-10, 2022 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes land defence, language rights, Treaty rights, protected areas, systemic racism, consent and more. Language rights and protected areas were hot topics on the east coast NB First Nation declares Wolastoqey the official language of the community | CBC News Naskapi Nation vows to protect its paradise in northern Quebec | CBC […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202260 Views

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Consent, Indigenous Rights and the Tahltan Agreement – First Peoples Law

July 6, 2022 Last month the Tahltan Nation and the Government of BC entered into a landmark agreement setting out a process for consent-based decision-making in respect of the Eskay Creek mine in northwest BC. As the first of its kind under the provincial Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act, the agreement will […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 202255 Views

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First Peoples Law Report June 27 – July 3, 2022 – First Peoples Law

IN THE NEWS Consultation was front and centre in the Yukon First Nation takes Yukon gov’t to court over ‘fundamentally flawed’ consultations | CBC News Consultation with First Nation over mining project was ‘reasonable,’ Yukon government tells court | CBC News Treaty rights and Site C were back in BC news West Moberly First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 202270 Views

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First Peoples Law Report June 20-26, 2022 – First Peoples Law

June 20-26, 2022 This week’s edition includes court cases, consultation, Treaty rights, human rights, health care and more. Treaty rights topped headlines in BC Northern B.C. First Nations reclaim thousands of hectares of land, launch community business hub | CBC News Blueberry and Doig First Nations members vote ‘overwhelmingly in favour’ of Treaty Land Entitlement | […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 202256 Views

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