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Janelle Dwyer featured in Canadian Lawyer Magazine

Janelle Dwyer was featured in an article by Richard Foot titled “An Economic Transformation – Legal Report: Aboriginal Law” in the April 2014 issue of Canadian Lawyer Magazine.  The article discusses the recent trend of greater economic development taking place in aboriginal communities and the lawyers who are assisting First Nations to reach their economic development goals. […]

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Legal Update: Current Issues Affecting First Nations’ Business Structures

First Nations continue to increase their use of corporate entities to conduct their commercial activities.  The band structure, as defined under the Indian Act, is not designed to conduct commercial activities and, more particularly, not designed to offer protection from liability.  The corporate structures available to First Nations’ business ventures are those available to all […]

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