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 from their communities and placed in non-Indigenous care during the… Read more »
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 shameful era of Canadian history known as the “Sixties Scoop”. The… Read more »
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 the following links: Francine Rattray Emily Boyle Welcome to the… Read more »
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 Toronto. We will greatly miss his passionate advocacy and his… Read more »
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 of Vancouver Island and British Columbia,1849-1864“. Arbutus Law Group is… Read more »
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.
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 the Northern Gateway Pipeline project. Although this is not the… Read more »
Micha has been recognized as a leading Aboriginal Law practitioner in the 2016 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
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It was a long time coming, but last Thursday the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously recognized Métis and non-status Aboriginal peoples as “Indians” under s. 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1867. By recognizing that Métis and non-status Indians are Aboriginal peoples under Canada’s Constitution (both s.… Read more »