Resource Library

9 years 7 months
2012 /
Materials you will find in the shared documents:1. Introduction2. Mining Protocol developed by Bull, Housser and Tupper LLP3. Agreements drafted by Bull, Housser and Tupper LLPa. Memorandum of Understanding b. Engagement Agreement c. Traditional Knowledge Protocol d. Socio-Economic Participation Agreement4. Related Presentations by Bull, Housser and Tupper LLPa. First Nations Self-Government: A...
Resource Producer: First Nations Energy and Mining Council (FNEMC)
9 years 9 months
2004 / PDF
The document that is before you is the result of the work of countless people. Many First Nation or Aboriginal individuals and organizations have worked tirelessly to advance mechanisms for the recognition and protection of Aboriginal rights and title in Canada generally, and First Nation participation in environmental assessment specifically.
Author(s): First Nations Environmental Assessment Technical Working Group
8 years 4 months
2005 / PDF
Employers today face potential liability from a number of fronts. For example, employers can be held liable for improperly hiring, firing, demoting or transferring employees. They can face sanctions for failing to comply with legislated minimums, such as wages, vacation time, and medical, disability and parental leaves. Employers may also be held responsible for the actions of their employees,...
Author(s): Eamon Murphy and Kathryn Deo, Woodward & Company
8 years 4 months
2008 / PDF
The purpose of this paper is to use the recent William decision to illustrate that oral history is a source of information that provides a more complete understanding of the issues and legal tests involved in Aboriginal rights litigation and is often the only evidence available for Courts to consider. Oral history not only illuminates historic events, but it provides context and an Aboriginal...
Author(s): Gary S. Campo, of Woodward & Company, Victoria, BC
8 years 4 months
2000 / PDF
This paper considers the problem of domestic and international non-compliance with aboriginal customary law regarding traditional designs, ritual knowledge and other intellectual property. It begins by outlining the general failure of domestic and international copyright law to provide a legal solution. It follows with discussion of the Galinbingu people’s recent success in the breakthrough...
Author(s): Written by David Robbins, B.A., L.L.B
8 years 4 months
2015 /
Canada’s federal drug policy under the Harper government (2006 to present) is “tough on crime” and dismissive of public health and harm reduction approaches to problematic drug use. Drawing on insights from discourse and critical race theories, and Bacchi’s (2009) poststructural policy analysis framework, problematic representations in Canada’s federal drug policy discourse are examined through...
Author(s): Shelley G. Marshall, University of Manitoba