28 03, 2018

Williams Lake Indian Band v Canada (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2018 SCC 4

2018-09-11T11:41:14+00:00

Williams Lake Indian Band v Canada considers [1] an appeal from the Federal Court of Appeal that set aside a decision from the Specific Claims Tribunal. The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) found that Canada was liable for breach of it legal and fiduciary duty under s.14(1)(b), 14(1)(c), and 14(2) pursuant to the Specific Claims Tribunal [...]

Williams Lake Indian Band v Canada (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2018 SCC 42018-09-11T11:41:14+00:00
27 07, 2017

Supreme Court of Canada releases decisions around consultation requirements for NEB

2018-09-11T12:42:33+00:00

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of Canada concludes that the Crown breached its duty to consult the appellants in respect of the proposed seismic testing in Clyde River. Read the full decision here. Lire la décision complète ici. In a similar decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Enbridge could proceed with its reversal [...]

Supreme Court of Canada releases decisions around consultation requirements for NEB2018-09-11T12:42:33+00:00
13 06, 2017

Notable News – May 25-June 13, 2017

2018-09-11T12:48:27+00:00

This week's headlines...   Top court hears federal government's appeal on residential school records   Senators amend legislation aimed at removing sexism from Indian Act   'Sorrowful but essential': 1st families speak at MMIWG hearings in Whitehorse   Quebec plans to reopen constitutional debate, launch coast-to-coast discussion   First Nation lauds B.C. Law Society removal [...]

Notable News – May 25-June 13, 20172018-09-11T12:48:27+00:00
11 11, 2016

Supreme Court of Canada Services

2016-11-11T14:22:03+00:00

Westaway Law Group is well-versed in its knowledge of Supreme Court Rules and Guidelines. Our services include: Appearing as Counsel across the country before Tribunals and all levels of Courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada Strategic advice on appellate and Supreme Court of Canada matters Assisting clients with preparation of all appellate and Supreme [...]

Supreme Court of Canada Services2016-11-11T14:22:03+00:00