NEWS RELEASE: Mistissini, Québec – Department of Justice Canada Revitalization of Indigenous laws in Québec a priority for the Government of Canada

Today, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Chief Thomas Neeposh, highlighted the Government of Canada’s support to the Cree Nation of Mistissini for their Mistissini Governance Project, which will revitalize Cree legal principles and traditions within their community.… Read more »


The Arbutus Law Group LLP team recognizes that COVID-19 is rapidly changing the reality faced by Indigenous communities across the country. We would like to extend our thanks to all those who are on the front lines of this public health emergency and those who… Read more »

Indigenous Priorities Granting Program

Vancouver Foundation is excited to announce that a new granting stream will open on November 15th — the Indigenous Priorities Granting Program (IPGP). This initiative will support First Nation, Inuit, and Métis communities with $750,000 in flexible, one-time grants to Indigenous-led organizations operating in the lands… Read more »

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021 marks Canada’s first official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation which will be observed annually hereafter.  The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a federal statutory holiday which gives Canadians the opportunity to acknowledge the intergenerational harm that residential schools caused Indigenous families… Read more »

Congratulations to Elizabeth Zarpa

Elizabeth has accepted a position as legal counsel for Nunatsiavut Government. We congratulate Elizabeth on her new job, which will allow her to work for her own Nation and in her home town of Goose Bay, Labrador. We will miss Elizabeth, and the valuable perspective… Read more »

Best Lawyers in Canada 2022

We are pleased to announce that partners Micha Menczer, Kathryn Deo and Catherine Fagan have been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the Aboriginal Law field. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in Canada list are divided by geographic region and… Read more »