On Feb. 2, the Supreme Court of Canada restored a decision of the Specific Claims Tribunal and ruled that the Colony of British Columbia breached its fiduciary obligation to preserve the lands of the Williams Lake Indian Band from settlement before Confederation. The Federal Court… Read more »
The Partners at ALG are happy to announce that Erin Gray is joining Arbutus Law Group LLP as our newest associate as of January 1, 2018. With her background in Aboriginal law and public interest environmental law, Erin will be a great asset to our… Read more »
We are happy to announce that, as of January 1, 2018, Ming Song is taking on the new role as Managing Partner of Arbutus Law Group. As Kathryn Deo steps down as managing partner, we are deeply grateful for the countless hours she put towards helping… Read more »
On behalf of all our partners and associates, ALG is wishing all our clients and those we work with throughout the year a very merry holiday season, filled with lots of family, peace and good food.
Congrats to ALG Partner Catherine Fagan, who became a member of the Law Society of Newfoundland & Labrador on October 13, 2017. Catherine is thrilled to join the Law Society of her home province. She is now a member of the Barreau of Québec, the… Read more »
The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia focused its spotlight this month on ALG Partner, Ming Song. A copy of the article is below. Congrats, Ming! Ming Song — In the Spotlight This month’s spotlight is on CLEBC volunteer Ming Song of Arbutus Law… Read more »
Our Partner, Micha Menczer has once again been recognized as one of Canada’s top Aboriginal law lawyers! This comes to us via the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Congrats Micha!
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 »
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 CBA as past-chair of the Aboriginal law section. https://www.cba.org/CBAMediaLibrary/cba_na/pd/ABL/ABL17-Agenda.pdf The… Read more »
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 Membertou, the Minister of Fisheries & Oceans, Dominic Leblanc, Premier… Read more »