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Legal News and Rulings From Rae and Company

First Nation key wins and royalties: Talking about both sides

Some would say it’s been a progressive 2014 for First Nation treaty negotiations with a favourable response from Supreme Court of Canada on aboriginal control over ancestral lands.

Though, amidst new industry guidance for First Nation consultation and resource development, large sums of debatable federal litigation spending […]

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Stoney Nakoda First Nation calls National Energy Board to hold off asset swap

Alberta First Nation is relying on Tsilqhot’in v British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44, a recent Supreme Court ruling on aboriginal land rights complicating an asset swap deal with two major pipeline companies – Trans Canada Corp. and Atco Ltd.

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Douglas Rae talks aboriginal treaties with Femisphere Radio

How do resources on reserve land get allocated? Do First Nations have claim to resources “under the soil” too? What about off-reserve treaty areas, which ones have been extinguished? Tune in as Douglas Rae chats on air and breaks down common aboriginal treaty misinterpretations.

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Aboriginal People of Canada Economic Growth – Corporate Sector Development

For many years Rae and Company has been actively involved in developing the resource sector of First Nations in the western provinces and northern territories. We’ve advised and assisted in the maximization of economic rents, the protection of First Nations’ income from federal […]

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