Updates and Presentations2019-10-29T16:06:42-04:00


Specific Claims and Special Claims

The honour of the Crown requires that the Crown fulfil their treaty promises with honour, diligence, and integrity. The duty of honour also includes a duty to interpret and implement the Treaties purposively and in [...]

Appeals and Judicial Reviews

If a court or a government official has made a decision that has a negative impact on you as an Indigenous person or collective (First Nation, Metis or Inuit group or other Indigenous collective) our [...]

Environmental Law

Westaway Law Group provides diverse legal services in the critical area of environmental law. Our lawyers are experienced advocates who understand Indigenous perspectives on stewardship of land, waters, culture, language, and traditional knowledge. We [...]

Permitting, Licencing and Regulatory Law

We assist clients with federal and provincial/territorial regulatory matters. These matters can include: Permits under the Indian Act for businesses to provide services on reserve land, including: cell, internet service, hydro, windfarm, and solar [...]

Cannabis Law

It has now been a year since Canada’s Cannabis Act came into force and although the Federal Government had an opportunity to include Indigenous governments in its legislation, it failed to do so.  Under the [...]

Charter Rights

“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” - Audre Lorde THE CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS The Charter of Rights and Freedoms [...]