Regina lawyer Sonia Eggerman is joining other faculty members to teach “The Duty to Consult and Accommodate” as part of the Osgoode Certificate in Fundamentals of Indigenous Peoples and Canadian Law presented by Osgoode Professional Development in Toronto on April 25, 2018.
Drawing on the expertise and experience of leading lawyers and experts from across Canada, this program is meant to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the fundamental issues relating to indigenous peoples and law. In addition to focusing on the law, the program addresses practical consideration that are essential in understanding the rapidly changing legal environment in Canada. The comprehensive program covers section 35 rights, the constitutional and legislative framework, reserves lands and development on reserve lands, treaty interpretation, modern treaties and the duty to consult and accommodate.
Sonia will join other faculty members on April 25 to discuss the Crown’s duty to consult and accommodate. This session will focus on consultation approaches and policies across Canada, including current and developing practices in resource development, impact benefit agreements, participation agreements, cooperation agreements and revenue sharing agreements and policies.