Posted ~ July 30, 2021

Yahey v British Columbia, 2021 BCSC 1287 (CanLII) – Case Summary

On June 29, 2021, the British Columbia Supreme Court released its decision in Yahey v. British Columbia. This case is significant because it represents the first time that a court in Canada has found treaty infringement based on the cumulative effects of development within a First Nation’s territory.   Overview of the Court’s Decision Blueberry […]

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Posted ~ July 30, 2020

PBLI’s 2020 Implement UNDRIP Conference Co-Chaired by Brenda Gaertner and Leah George-Wilson (Sisi-ya-ama)

On September 1-2, 2020, Brenda Gaertner and Leah George-Wilson will be co-chairing the Pacific Business & Law Institute’s conference on Implementing UNDRIP via live webinar.  The conference will bring together experts from First Nations, government, industry, academia and the Indigenous legal community to discuss provincial and federal implementation of UNDRIP, new opportunities for Indigenous communities, […]

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