NEWS & UPDATES

Congrats to the CBA for a successful Aboriginal Law Conference

Congratulations to Ming Song, who just returned from Winnipeg where she attended her final CBA Aboriginal Law Conference as Chair of the CBA National Aboriginal Law Section. She will be continuing her work with the … Read more

ALG attending the National Indigenous Fisheries & Aquaculture Forum

Kathryn Deo and Catherine Fagan will be heading to Cape Breton this week to attend the third National Indigenous Fisheries & Aquaculture Forum, or NAFFIII. They’re looking forward to hearing from Chief Terry Paul of … Read more

ALG Partners Micha Menczer & Kathryn Deo Recognized as Top Practitioners in Aboriginal Law

We are proud to announce that two of Arbutus Law Group LLP’s partners have been named by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as among Canada’s top practitioners in Aboriginal Law for 2017. Both Micha Menczer and Kathryn Deo have been recognized for their commitment … Read more

ALG Partner Catherine Fagan cited in Lawyers Weekly Article on the Sixties Scoop Decision

Our partner, Catherine Fagan, was recently cited in an article in the Lawyers Weekly on the recent decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice regarding Canada’s responsibilities to the Indigenous children who were removed … Read more

Ontario Superior Court Rules in Favour of the Victims of the “Sixties Scoop”

Arbutus Law Group LLP welcomes this week’s decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, which found that Canada breached its duty of care to Indigenous children removed from their homes and communities during a … Read more

The Partners of Arbutus Law Group LLP warmly welcome two new Associates

As we begin a brand new year, the partners of Arbutus Law Group LLP are proud to welcome Francine Rattray and Emily Boyle as new associates on our team. You can find their bios at … Read more

A farewell to our partner Andrew Unger, as he moves on from Arbutus Law Group LLP

Please join us in wishing our Partner, Andrew Unger, best wishes as he leaves Arbutus Law Group, LLP, effective December 31, 2016, to focus his attention on his young family and real estate practice in … Read more

Arbutus Law Group LLP is proud to sponsor the upcoming symposium hosted by the Songhees Nation and the University of Victoria Faculty of Law

Between February 24-26, the Songhees Nation and the University of Victoria Faculty of Law and History Department will co-host a symposium entitled “First Nations, Land, and James Douglas: Indigenous and Treaty Rights in the Colonies … Read more

Best Lawyers in Canada

Micha Menczer has again been included in the 11th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for his work in the area of Aboriginal Law.

Federal Court of Appeal quashes approval of the Northern Gateway Pipeline Project

Gitxaala Nation et al. v. Canada, 2016 FCA 187 June 30, 2016 Federal Court of Appeal http://www.canlii.org/en/ca/fca/doc/2016/2016fca187/2016fca187.html?autocompleteStr=Gitxaala%20Nation&autocompletePos=3 Shocks rippled across Western Canada on June 30th, when the Federal Court of Appeal overturned Canada’s approval of … Read more