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 Shocks rippled across Western Canada on June 30th, when the Federal Court of Appeal overturned Canada’s approval of … Read more

2016 Lexpert Legal Directory

Micha has been recognized as a leading Aboriginal Law practitioner in the 2016 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

We Have Moved

Our main office is located at 132-328 Wale Road, Victoria, BC V9B 0J8. Our main number is 250-940-1881.

Daniels v. Canada: All Aboriginal Peoples, including Métis and non-status Indians, are “Indians” under the Constitution Act, 1867

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 … Read more