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Indigenous Consultation and Engagement (2)

Bighouse and Ceremonial Canoe, Klemtu, BC. Photo: A.Davey, Flickr

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Chief to Chief Negotiations

When planning your consultation and negotiation meetings with the Nation on whose traditional or treaty lands you hope to work, it’s important to get...

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Reconciliation as part of First Nation Negotiations

Lyle Viereck recently launched a private consulting firm Lyle Viereck Consulting Services Inc. As the former Director of Aboriginal Relations and...

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Lyle Viereck Consulting Services Inc

Lyle Viereck was born and raised in Prince Rupert in northern BC. His family heritage includes Creek Indians from Oklahoma, American black slaves,...

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12 Common Mistakes in First Nation Consultation

Consultation with First Nations is a necessary part of doing business on First Nation treaty or traditional land. Most levels of government and...

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7 Things to Do Before Consulting with First Nations

Strategies for consulting with First Nations are as varied as the histories, cultures, traditions and world views of the over 600 First Nation...

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fallen totem

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First Nation Community Engagement

Things have definitely changed when it comes to First Nation Community Engagement. The Tsilhqot’in decision has moved the bar much higher in terms of...

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gavel and scales

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West Moberly Case

West Moberly First Nations v. British Columbia (Chief Inspector of Mines) [1] BC Court of Appeal, 2011 In the West Moberly case, the Court of Appeal...

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Rio Tinto decision

Rio Tinto v. British Columbia (Chief Inspector of Mines) [1] Supreme Court of Canada, 2010 In the 1950s, the government of BC authorized the building...

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Marshall Case

R. v. Marshall; R. v. Bernard [1] Supreme Court of Canada, 2005 Historical Treaties and “Usufructuary Rights” The Royal Proclamation of 1763 was a...

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Mikisew case

Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada (Minister of Canadian Heritage) [1]- Supreme Court of Canada, 2005 Duty to Consult in Post-Treaty Context The...

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