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Bill C-92: Toward restoring Indigenous jurisdiction over child and family services

Canada - October 8 2020 For too long, Indigenous children have been over-represented in care, underfunded, and poorly served by Canada's child and family services regime…

Aaron Christoff.

Accessing the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy ("CEWS"): Extending eligibility to indigenous government-owned businesses

Canada - May 21 2020 On April 11, 2020, the Federal Government enacted legislation for its new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy ("CEWS"). The CEWS is a $73 billion subsidy…

Brent Murphy.

COVID-19 and First Nation elections: Options for dealing with the "Governance Gap"

Canada - April 17 2020 In light of COVID-19, many First Nation communities are facing a dilemma: hold a band council election in the midst of a global pandemic and lockdown…

Aaron Christoff.

COVID-19 and Indigenous communities: Authority to restrict access

Canada - April 16 2020 Indigenous communities are uniquely vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic due to their general remoteness, inadequate healthcare infrastructure…

Keith Brown.

'Namgis First Nation wins fisheries dispute in Federal Court

Canada - February 4 2019 On Feb. 4, 2019, the Federal Court issued its reasons for judgment regarding certain decisions made by the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and Canadian…

Aaron Christoff, Paul Seaman, Scott A. Smith.