9th Annual Aboriginal Law Program

Toronto • Online | November 30th 2017

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There has never been a more important time to refresh or familiarize yourself with Canadian Aboriginal law. The final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has influenced public institutions to do more to address the outstanding issues in Canadian-Aboriginal relations placing Canadian Aboriginal law in the spotlight. Come discover how Lexpert's accredited full-day course on Canadian Aboriginal law can provide you with a complete understanding of the changing landscape and obstacles within your area of expertise while giving you a chance to network with partners and peers. This course is specially designed for legal counsel practicing Aboriginal, Energy, Environmental, Natural Resources, Property, or Constitutional Law and for senior executives from Oil & Gas and Pipeline corporations, Mining and Forestry corporations, and Power and Energy corporations to understand the current state of the law with respect to reconciliation, consultation, undrip, and Metis rights. A wide range of topics will be covered including Canada's endorsement of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Metis Section 35 Rights, and Aboriginal and consultation case law review. This course is also highly recommended for land and property developers, government officials, and policy officers, analysts, and advisors

Thomas Isaac
| Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Tom is a nationally recognized authority on Aboriginal law and advises clients across Canada on aboriginal legal matters, environmental assessment, regulatory, negotiations and constitutional issues affecting major projects. He regularly negotiates on behalf of industry and governments in respect of impact, benefit and access agreements with Aboriginal groups, and he advises on Aboriginal consultation and accommodation processes and agreements. His published works on Aboriginal law, which includes 10 books, have been cited with approval by Canadian courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal. 

Course Highlights

Aboriginal and Consultation Case Law Review

Update on the latest consultation and aboriginal law related cases

Urban Indigenous Spaces- Toronto Indigenous District

Discussion on the first Indigenous District in Toronto.

Implementing Agreements Through Partnership with Indigenous Groups

Common challenges in moving from negotiation to implementation

Update on UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

How does UNDRIP fit within Canada's constitutional and consultations frameworks

Discussion on Federal Government's "Principles Respecting the Goverement of Canada's Relationship with Indigenous Peoples"

Implications for industry, indigenous peoples and provincial and territorial governments

Update on the Northwest Territories

Overview of Devolution of Lands and Resources in the NWT and implications

Course Leader

Registration Details

Toronto - November 30th, 2017
Vantage Venues    

 Regular Price: $1,195
Early Bird Price: $895

Webinar - November 30th, 2017
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