Category: News

Kathryn Deo joins the Law Society of the Northwest Territories

Congratulations to Partner Kathryn Deo, who recently became a member of the bar in the Northwest Territories. Arbutus Law Group now has lawyers called to the bars of Newfoundland and Labrador, Québec, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories.

Report on Federal Government Subsidies in the Fossil Fuel Industry

This spring ALG Associate Erin Gray supervised law students at the University of Victoria Environmental Law Centre’s clinic program. A report by two of these students was released recently and is a comprehensive look at the many ways in which the federal government subsidizes the fossil fuel industry—compiling… Read more »

Bill C-92 is Long Overdue

Bill C-92 is long overdue recognition of Indigenous right of self-government in child and family services After much anticipation, on Thursday, February 28, 2019 the federal government introduced Bill C-92 in the House of Commons. Bill C-92, An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis… Read more »

Indigenous Elections

Indigenous Elections – Best Practice Tips! We’ve developed a list of Elections Best Practice Tips that we’d like to share: Elections – Best Practice Tips (PDF) Indigenous Elections – Did you Know? 1. Indigenous institutions and organizations conduct elections in accordance with a number of… Read more »

Two Supreme Court of Canada Decisions Released Today on the Role of the National Energy Board in fulfilling the Crown’s Duty to Consult and Accommodate

Earlier today the Supreme Court of Canada released two decisions regarding the role of the National Energy Board in the fulfillment of the Crown’s duty to consult and accommodate potential impacted Indigenous Nations. In Clyde River (Hamlet) v. Petroleum Geo‑Services Inc. 2017 SCC 40, the Court found in favour of the appellants, the Inuit of… Read more »