Dec 14-20, 2020
By Bruce McIvor and Cody O'Neil
This week's edition includes UNDRIP, Treaties, consultation, self-determination, fish farms, grizzly bears and more.
IN THE NEWS
BC headlines included man camps, fish farms and grizzly bears
A protocol agreement was signed in Treaty 6 territory
Consultation, COVID-19 and self-determination topped NWT news
The Ring of Fire returned to Ontario headlines
Systemic racism remains in the spotlight in Quebec
Treaty rights were front and centre in Mi’kma’ki
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"What I've said is that we will never achieve reconciliation when one side to the dialogue sees it as an act of benevolence and one side sees it as a recognition of rights.”
- Sen. Murray Sinclair
OFF THE BOOKSHELF
"To a man possessed of the higher imaginative powers, the objection to legal studies is the amount of detail which they involve."
- Charles Dickens, David Copperfield (1850)
SEE YOU IN 2021!
This is our last Aboriginal Law Report of 2020. We’ll be back on January 10. Until then, check us out on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn December 26-31 for our “Year in Review” of Indigenous rights.