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9 June 2020

BC’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples’ Act: Rising to the challenge of UNDRIP

Anita Boscariol

On November 28, 2019, British Columbia became the first jurisdiction in Canada to incorporate the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“UNDRIP”), making UNDRIP part of BC law. UNDRIP UNDRIP is a comprehensive international instrument on the rights of indigenous peoples, that sets out basic human rights within an indigenous context and…

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29 May 2020

Anita Boscariol

Indigenous Law Lawyer Anita Boscariol was interviewed by Canadian Lawyer magazine for a May 06, 2020 article on the recently passed temporary regulations allowing First Nations to postpone or cancel elections during the pandemic to protect community health and avoid a governance gap. See the full article here. https://bit.ly/2ZORURn

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14 August 2019

Action in tort against third party new legal tool for First Nations

Indigenous Law lawyer Anita Boscariol provides an overview of the intersection of private tort law and aboriginal rights law, and the implications for First Nations, third parties and the Crown, both federal and provincial, in her recently published article Action in tort against third party new legal tool for First Nations in this week’s The Lawyers Daily magazine. Click…

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8 September 2018

Indigenous Law Update: The GIC, NEB and the Duty to Meaningfully Consult

Watson Goepel LLP invites you to join Thomas Keast Q.C. and Anita Boscariol on September 19th as they discuss and summarize the recent Federal Court of Appeal decision in Tsleil- Waututh Nation v Canada Attorney General, and consider the legal implications for the future of resource development in Canada and the Indigenous consultation process. https://bit.ly/2NUtZaj

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