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Key Developments in Aboriginal Law 2019
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Key Developments in Aboriginal Law 2019 outlines insightful and current information on the significant developments in Canadian Aboriginal Law that have occurred over the last year

Key Developments in Aboriginal Law 2019 covers the complexities of the Aboriginal law landscape that affect numerous areas of law, including mining, energy, and constitutional, amongst others.

Table of Contents

Preface – Thomas Isaac

The Shifting Framework of Aboriginal Law: From Jurisdiction to Rights – Robert Janes

Indian Status and the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Women – Renée Pelletier and Krista Nerland

Let’s Be Clear: SCC Guidance on Effective Consultation – Arend J.A. Hoekstra

Arguing Indigenous Rights Outside Section 35: Can Religious Freedom Ground Indigenous Land Rights, and What Else Lies Ahead? – Dwight Newman

Increasing Clarity on the Role of Regulatory Decision Makers in Fulfilling the Crown’s Duty to Consult Aboriginal Peoples – Thomas Isaac

Daniels v. Canada: Understanding the Inkblot from a Métis Nation Perspective – Jason Madden

Reconciling the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with Canadian Law: If Necessary Consultation, but not Necessarily Consultation – Tony Knox


About the Author
Thomas Isaac, of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, is a nationally recognized authority in the area of Aboriginal law. He has extensive experience in advising industry and government clients on Aboriginal legal matters and related environmental assessment, regulatory, negotiations and constitutional issues. A member of the law societies of British Columbia, Alberta, NWT, Nunavut and Yukon, he has represented numerous clients before all levels of courts across Canada, including the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Mr. Isaac regularly negotiates on behalf of industry and governments in respect of impact, benefit and access agreements with Aboriginal groups, and he advises on Aboriginal consultation and accommodation processes and agreements. He is a former Chief Treaty Negotiator for the Government of British Columbia, a former Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for establishing Nunavut for the Government of the Northwest Territories, and served in a senior capacity with the Government of Saskatchewan dealing with Aboriginal issues. Mr. Isaac also recently served as Ministerial Special Representative to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, regarding a Section 35 Métis Rights and Reconciliation Framework and a reconciliation approach for the Supreme Court of Canada's Decision in Manitoba Métis Federation v. Canada. On July 21, 2016, the Government of Canada released Mr. Isaac's Report of the Minister's Special Representative on Reconciliation with Métis: Section 35 Métis Rights and the Manitoba Métis Federation Decision.
Mr. Isaac has published extensively in the area of Aboriginal law, including Aboriginal Law, Fifth Edition and the upcoming Aboriginal Law: Supreme Court of Canada Decisions. His works have been cited with approval by Canadian courts, including the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
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