Truth and Reconciliation
On September 30 we, as a Nation, will collectively acknowledge the tragic colonial and postcolonial policies that have lead to ...Read More →
The Duty to Consult – Key Principles From Haida and Beyond
In November 2004, the Supreme Court of Canada released two seminal decisions: Haida Nation v. British Columbia (Haida)1 and Taku ...Read More →
Consultation in the time of COVID-19 The London Lines Project
On January 28, 2021 the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) issued its decision to conditionally approve a Leave to Construct (LTC) ...Read More →
Difficulty In Enforcement And Prosecution Of First Nation Laws
Many difficulties encountered on First Nations are interconnected. Many problems come together to make First Nation laws difficult to enforce ...Read More →
Should All Lawyers Take Indigenous Cultural Competency Training?
Last October, the Law Society of Alberta made it a requirement that all lawyers in the province had to take ...Read More →
Louis Riel Day In November: What Can We Learn?
November 16 is Louis Riel Day for Métis across Canada; it’s a national remembrance that is different from the Louis ...Read More →
The Digital Divide – How COVID-19 Has Affected Indigenous Populations With Limited Internet and Technology Options
According to recent statistics, 96% of Canadians have access to the internet. Compared with the United States, where 10% of ...Read More →
What Is The Indigenous Community Support Fund?
The Indigenous Community Support Fund is the Federal Government’s assistance plan for Indigenous governments. Also known as “the Fund,” it ...Read More →
What Were The Recent “Cancel Canada Day” Rallies All About?
Leading up to our nation’s biggest holiday, Indigenous activists across Canada organized marches under the banner of “Cancel Canada Day.” ...Read More →