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Aboriginal Title Revisited - William V. British Columbia

Originally published in Mineral Exploration - Fall 2012. The decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal (BCCA) in William v. British Columbia issued June 27, 2012, is the most recent pronouncement on Aboriginal...more

Marzulla Law Legal Report - June 23, 2011

In This Issue: Restoring Dignity to the Members of the Quapaw (O-Gah-Pah) Tribe of Oklahoma A Brief History For over four centuries the original inhabitants of the region where the Arkansas and Mississippi Rivers...more

RE-EVALUATING TRIBAL CUSTOMS OF LAND USE RIGHTS

Indigenous peoples developed sustainable land tenure systems over countless generations, but these customary systems of rights are barely used by American Indian tribes today. Would increasing formal recognition of these...more

Aboriginal Rights: Unresolved Issues Create Problems for Business by Keith E. Clark

Unresolved issues concerning Aboriginal rights and title are creating problems for the business community across Canada. Businesses operate best in environments where legal rights and rules are known and respected. In...more

Lang Michener - Real Estate Brief - Spring 2008

In This Issue: The Ontario Brownfields legislation is designed to encourage development of properties that are contaminated or are perceived to be contaminated by reason of prior use. Annie Thuan reviews some recent and...more

Aboriginal Land Claims: A Primer on the Elephant in the Room by Annie M. Thuan

Recent events such as those in Caledonia, Ontario demonstrate the devastating effect that unresolved Aboriginal land claims can have on property owners, vendors, purchasers and developers. Property owners who...more

Legal Considerations in Structuring Renewable Energy Projects: A Multidisciplinary Approach

The British Columbia Opportunity British Columbia’s 2007 Energy Plan’s stated intention is to provide direction in the area of secure energy supply in the face of the Province’s growth in demand, leadership in...more

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