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Aboriginal Law News & Analysis

  • 18/12/12

     

     

     

     

    By Kate Gunn & Bruce McIvor

    The Crown’s failure to honour the promises it made to Indigenous Peoples pursuant to the historic treaties is one of the most significant barriers to reconciliation today. This was recently made clear when the Province of Saskatchewan introduced amendments to provincial trespassing laws which would impose new limits on Indigenous Peoples’ treaty right to hunt.
  • 18/12/09

    By Bruce McIvor

    This week's update includes Indigenous child welfare, the AFN Chiefs' meeting, pipeline controversies, the proposed tanker ban, oath taking and much more.
     
  • 18/12/02

    By Bruce McIvor

    This week's update includes LNG pros and cons, the Trans Mountain pipeline, self-government, a new 'Métis homeland' map, another of my Stops of Interests and much more.
     
  • 18/11/29

     

     

     

     

    By Kate Gunn & Bruce McIvor

    The BC provincial government recently introduced new environmental assessment legislation for proposed resource projects. The legislation sets out a revised approach to environmental assessments which places Indigenous Peoples’ participation and consent at the forefront of the approvals process.
  • 18/11/25

    By Bruce McIvor

    This week's update includes treaties old and new, environmental assessment legislation, marijuana, another instalment of my Stops of Interest and much more.
     
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