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Clark Wilson LLP
As your local government is likely well aware, the COVID-19 pandemic is and will soon impact many Indigenous communities placing unprecedented pressure on Indigenous governments and their already strained resources.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On February 7, 2020, the Federal Court of Appeal (the "FCA") upheld the approval of the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project (the "Project") in its decision in...
Clark Wilson LLP
As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to spread and impact our communities, Clark Wilson will share information and resources to help you understand how the virus may impact you.
MLT Aikins LLP
The spread of COVID-19 (or the "coronavirus") has caused major disruptions across Canada, and we are only beginning to understand the ripple effect the virus will have on our organizations and
Bennett Jones LLP
On December 31, 2019, the British Columbia Supreme Court confirmed that interlocutory injunctions, which can include police enforcement clauses...
Miller Thomson LLP
Assessing the implications of Coldwater v. Trans Mountain on major resource project approvals in Canada
Bennett Jones LLP
Amidst a backdrop of growing interest from Indigenous communities (ICs) in pursuing ownership stakes in major energy projects, in summer 2019 the Alberta Government announced that it would...
The Québec Superior Court dismissed the motions to strike and the Québec Court of Appeal affirmed the lower court's decision
Goodmans LLP
In its long-awaited decision in Nevsun Resources Ltd. v. Araya, the Supreme Court of Canada has opened the door to claims for breaches of "customary international law"
Miller Titerle + Company
With the recent passing of Bill 41, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act ("Declaration Act"), which MT+Co.'s Merle Alexander, QC co-drafted, British Columbia is one of...
MLT Aikins LLP
On February 4, 2020, the Federal Court of Appeal rendered its decision in Coldwater et al. v. Canada (Attorney General) et al., 2020 FCA 34,...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On February 4, 2020, the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed the final legal challenge to the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (Project), ...
Aird & Berlis LLP
On February 4, 2020, the FCA released its decision in Coldwater First Nation v. Canada (Attorney General), dismissing judicial review applications challenging the federal Cabinet's approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project.
The FCA's decision focuses on whether the GIC's approval of the Project for a second time was reasonable.
On February 4, 2020, the Federal Court of Appeal in Coldwater Indian Band et al. v. Attorney General of Canada et al.1 considered whether to uphold the Order in Council approving the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.
Bennett Jones LLP
Canada's duty to consult with Indigenous peoples does not guarantee outcomes, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA or Court) confirmed in Coldwater First Nation v Canada (Attorney General)...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Federal Court of Appeal (the Court) has unanimously upheld Canada's1 approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (the Project).
Torys LLP
Today the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) released its decision, Coldwater Indian Band et al v. Canada (Attorney General) et al, upholding the Governor in Council's (GIC's) approval of the...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
2019 proved to be another year of transition for B.C.'s power sector.
Miller Titerle + Company
Indigenous peoples, from time immemorial, have been creating and developing original marks in relation to their respective cultures, social orders, economies, and legal traditions.
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