Category Archives: Aboriginal

The Duty to Consult and the Legislative Process: But What About Reconciliation?

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Duty to Consult and the Legislative Process: But What About Reconciliation? Case Commented On: Canada v Courtoreille, 2016 FCA 311 (Can LII) In Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. v. Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (2010 SCC 43 … Continue reading

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Bill S-3: A rushed response to Descheneaux

By: Elysa Hogg PDF Version: Bill S-3: A rushed response to Descheneaux Matters Commented On: Bill S-3 “An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration); Descheneaux c Canada (Procureur General), 2015 QCCS 3555 (CanLII) *Note on … Continue reading

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The Application of the Charter to a Protest on the Siksika Nation

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: The Application of the Charter to a Protest on the Siksika Nation Case Commented On: Siksika Nation v Crowchief, 2016 ABQB 596 (CanLII) Recently there have been several cases involving the issue of whether the Charter … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Aboriginal and Racialized Sentencing

By: Joshua Sealy-Harrington and David Rennie PDF Version: Making Sense of Aboriginal and Racialized Sentencing Cases Commented On: R v Laboucane, 2016 ABCA 176 (CanLII); R v Kreko, 2016 ONCA 367 (CanLII) In R v Laboucane, 2016 ABCA 176 (CanLII), the … Continue reading

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Note to Canada on the Northern Gateway Project: This is NOT What Deep Consultation With Aboriginal People Looks Like

By: Sharon Mascher PDF Version: Note to Canada on the Northern Gateway Project: This is NOT What Deep Consultation With Aboriginal People Looks Like Case Commented On: Gitxaala Nation v. Canada, 2016 FCA 187 (CanLII) On June 20, 2016, the majority of … Continue reading

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