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Category: Aboriginal law

National Indigenous Peoples Day: A Resource List for Lawyers and Union Representatives

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission asked Canadians to learn more about the history and legacy of residential schools and Aboriginal rights in Canada. In this blog post, Kelly Doctor shares a list of resources for lawyers, union reps and others who work with Indigenous people and peoples (or those who don’t, but want to know more).

June 21, 2021
Kelly Doctor

Aboriginal law: What is social acceptability and why does it matter?

Social acceptability is vital for the success of development projects. Natai Shelsen examines how proponents must take the concerns expressed by Indigenous peoples seriously and confront them head on.

May 19, 2021
Natai Shelsen

Aboriginal law 101: What is the duty to consult?

The duty to consult is complex and fact-specific. Natai Shelsen discusses the Crown’s obligation to consult with Indigenous groups when their Aboriginal rights or claims could be affected by government decisions.

February 28, 2021
Natai Shelsen