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Supreme Court of Canada clarifies when regulatory bodies may be relied on to fulfill the Crown’s duty to consult Aboriginal peoples
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 15 2017

As the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) explained in Haida and Carrier Sekani, it is open to legislatures to empower regulatory bodies to play a role


Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies the Duty to Consult for Projects Approved by Regulatory Tribunals
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2017

In two decisions arising from legal challenges by Indigenous communities against National Energy Board ("NEB") project approvals, the Supreme Court


What Proponents Need to Know About the New SCC Decisions on Consultation of Indigenous Peoples
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2017

In Clyde River (Hamlet) v. Petroleum Geo-Services Inc. and its companion case Chippewas of the Thames First Nation v. Enbridge Pipelines Inc


Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies Duty to Consult and Accommodate Indigenous Populations - Sets Out Roadmap for Project Proponents on How to Satisfy Duty
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2017

The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously clarified several features of the Crown’s duty to consult with and accommodate indigenous populations


Ontario Court Overturns Quarry Licence Due to Government Failure to Adequately Consult First Nations
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 20 2017

The Ontario Divisional Court (Court) has set aside a quarry licence issued to a private company on the basis that the Ontario government failed to


International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, Cuba, Global, Mexico, Qatar, USA
  • July 18 2017

On Monday, 5 June 2017, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and moved to close off access to the


Aboriginal Legal Issues e-Newsletter May 18, 2017.
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

The Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to the Mikisew Cree First Nation to appeal a December 2016 decision of the Federal Court of Appeal. The


Change on the Horizon for Aboriginal Consultation and Involvement in Mining Projects
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 20 2017

The rapidly evolving legal landscape for Aboriginal consultation and involvement in mining and other resource development projects in Canada is likely


Representing Consumers' Interests in Ontario's Energy Sector
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • February 24 2017

At a time of increasing energy costs and significant technological and policy change, more effective representation of consumer interests in


Renewal road-mapsand rhetoric? Top ten developments of 2016 in Canadian Aboriginal law
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • January 25 2017

Opening against newly-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s pledge of a “renewed, nation-to-nation relationship with Aboriginal peoples,” 2016 was