On January 7, 2021, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) announced four new Request for Proposals (RFPs).
Under the RFPs, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is seeking to purchase… Read More
The First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund is a governmental funding source for clean energy projects that promotes First Nations’ participation in the clean energy sector within asserted traditional territories… Read More
The British Columbia Indigenous Clean Energy Initiative is a funding source for clean energy projects that encourages First Nations to participate in the clean energy sector within their communities.
The initiative… Read More
The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard (the “Minister”) announced on December 17, 2020 that Fisheries and Oceans Canada (“DFO”) will begin phasing out existing salmon farms… Read More
On December 3, 2020, the Government of Canada introduced legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).
In 2007, United Nations General Assembly adopted UNDRIP… Read More
On October 28, 2020, the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) released a Technical Interpretation (CRA Views 2020-0864811E5) regarding available income tax exemptions under the Indian Act for certain persons who are… Read More
The British Columbia government is developing new direct delivery and farm-gate sales programs to assist small scale cannabis producers gain a foothold into the retail market.
These programs will enable Health… Read More
On September 22, an unprecedented coalition of First Nations, commercial fishers, sport fishers, wilderness tourism organizations and environmental non-governmental organizations (“ENGO’s”) called for Fisheries and Oceans Canada (“DFO”) to remove… Read More