Category Archives: Aboriginal

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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Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act: Reporting Without Context Will Subvert Reconciliation Efforts

By: Emily Stanhope PDF Version: Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act: Reporting Without Context Will Subvert Reconciliation Efforts Legislation Commented On: Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act, SC 2014, c 39, s 376 Canada’s new Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA), which … Continue reading

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Provincial Environmental Appeal Boards: A Forum of Choice for Environmental (and First Nation) Plaintiffs?

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Provincial Environmental Appeal Boards: A Forum of Choice for Environmental (and First Nation) Plaintiffs? Decision Commented On: Chief Gale and the Fort Nelson First Nation v Assistant Regional Water Manager & Nexen Inc et al, … Continue reading

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The Federal Crown Fulfilled its Consultation Obligations when the National Energy Board Approved a Seismic Program in Baffin Bay

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Federal Crown Fulfilled its Consultation Obligations when the National Energy Board Approved a Seismic Program in Baffin Bay Case Commented On: Hamlet of Clyde River, Nammautaq Hunters and Trappers Organization – Clyde River and … Continue reading

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