Developments in Aboriginal and Indigenous Law 2023

The state of Aboriginal law in Canada is constantly evolving, and for those working in this dynamic area, including those who advise First Nations or governments, it is essential to remain current on the latest developments. Staying abreast of the changing landscape is fundamental for advisors to practice effectively, and for First Nations to exercise their rights to their greatest benefit. This program assembles leaders in the field of Aboriginal law to provide delegates with in-depth information and practical insights to ensure that they are prepared to effectively address current challenges and to take proactive steps to avoid common pitfalls. For those who wish to remain current and informed, this program should not be missed.

Key Areas Addressed: - The Honour of the Crown in litigation - Advance costs claims - Funding issues and discrimination - Important recent cases and decisions: Nuchatlat, Chippewas, Cowichan, Saik’uz - Managing evidence in mega-trials - Treaty taxation and policy - Applying Indigenous laws - The latest on consultation - The framework for modern day treaties in British Columbia

Who Should Attend: - Lawyers practising in the areas of Aboriginal law, administrative law, and business law - Aboriginal leaders, officials, councillors, elders, negotiators, administrators, and advisors - Owners, managers and representatives of resource development companies and companies operating on Crown land - Federal, provincial and municipal government officials and policy advisors - Consultants, accountants, financial planners, and others assisting First Nations with financial matters and business operations

Attend in-person (Downtown Vancouver) or via live webinar.

To register Online: By phone: 604-730-2500