August 9, 2017, marks the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. On this day and everyday, Westaway Law Group celebrates indigenous peoples across Canada and across the globe. Happy International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples!
The Government of Canada releases 10 guiding principles for its relationship with Indigenous Peoples2018-09-11T13:01:13+00:00
Summary The Government of Canada recognizes that: All relations with Indigenous peoples need to be based on the recognition and implementation of their right to self-determination, including the inherent right of self-government. Reconciliation is a fundamental purpose of section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982. The honour of the Crown guides the conduct of the [...]
The Report of the Expert Panel on the Modernization of the National Energy Board released its report with recommendations and advice. The Government of Canada is accepting comments on the report for 30 days, until June 14, 2017. Read the full report here
The Final Report of the Expert Panel for the Review of Environmental Assessment Processes has been released. Read the full report here: