We listen first. From there, we work with our clients to ensure that their lands and resources are used with their input and consent. We work toward a standard of cooperative relations between Aboriginal governments, the Crown, and industry that recognize the jurisdictional authority and stewardship responsibilities of the Aboriginal governments whose lands, waters, and resources are impacted by development.
Negotiating and drafting agreements for access and use of lands, waters, and resources in Indigenous territories with Crown governments and development companies.
Developing and drafting impact benefit agreements, revenue-sharing agreements, co-management agreements, and protocols between Aboriginal governments, the Crown, and private industry.
Advising on environmental assessments, other regulatory proceedings, and Crown/industry agreements related to proposed projects.
Developing models for compensation for past impacts and infringements.
Mandell Pinder LLP is really looking after our best interests; it’s one thing I really noticed. Their sole interest was for the betterment of the Xatśūll First Nation and we’re proud to be associated with Mandell Pinder LLP.