CLE-TV: Emerging Principles in Aboriginal Law - Recent Decisions of the SCT

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Brief, focused analysis of specific recent Specific Claims Tribunal cases

Last Kick at the Can 2018
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm via webinar

(Original Course Date: May 1, 2018)

Who should attend: Aboriginal law lawyers and others interested in specific claims.

Learning level: All levels

With a busy Aboriginal law practice, it can be difficult to keep up with all the developments. In this specialized course, you will focus on three recent decisions on specific claims. Darwin Hanna, claimants' counsel in two of the cases, and Cynthia Callison will highlight the effects of these decisions, including the emergence of novel Aboriginal law principles, and innovative approaches to SCT claims. You will leave this course up to date and equipped with a fresh perspective on how to represent your clients at the SCT.

At this course, you will learn about:

• novel Aboriginal law principles concerning:

o the Crown’s fiduciary duties during the reserve creation process
o reserve creation in the Railway belt
o the expanding application of the Crown’s duty of minimal impairment

• unique perspective on claims regarding:

o unlawful takings
o reserve lands taken for railway purposes
o settler pre-emptions and the non-provision of reserve lands

• the following cases:

o Siska Indian Band v Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2018 SCTC 2
o Tobacco Plains Indian Band v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2017 SCTC 4
o Williams Lake Indian Band v. Canada (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2018 SCC 4

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Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour (This course does not involve professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chairs
Cynthia Callison — Callison & Hanna, Barristers & Solicitors, Vancouver 
Darwin Hanna — Callison & Hanna, Barristers & Solicitors, Vancouver

Pricing  Last Kick at the Can Rebroadcast
Rebroadcast $99
Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.
Please note: The CPD hours of the rebroadcast may differ from the CPD hours of the original, live program.

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