On August 11, 2023, the Government of Saskatchewan announced changes to the First Nation and Métis Consultation Policy Framework (Consultation Policy). The changes will take effect on January 1, 2024.
The … Read More
Recently, the Rural Municipality of Corman Park (RM) and English River First Nation (ERFN), through its business and investment arm, Des Nedhe Group, entered into an Indigenous Public Partnership, where … Read More
On June 21, 2023, National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Government of Canada unveiled its plan for implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“UNDRIP”).
Two years earlier, … Read More
This article was prepared with the assistance of summer law student Alyssa Cratty.
The Government of Canada’s Action Plan to advance the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights … Read More
On December 24, 2022, Bill C-38, An Act to amend the Indian Act (new registration entitlements), was introduced.
The Bill primarily deals with registration for Indian status under the Indian Act. … Read More
Three more First Nations recently entered into coordination agreements pursuant to An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (“Bill C-92”).
Splatsin, Secwépemc Nation (“Splatsin”), the Government … Read More
March 30, 2023, marked the momentous repudiation of the Doctrine of Discovery by Pope Francis.
The Doctrine of Discovery is a colonial legal tool that asserted European conquest over the lands … Read More