Partnering with First Nations: Emerging Opportunities
Annie M. Thuan, Rueter Scargall Bennett LLP
Jane L. Mulkewich, Barrister and Solicitor - Hamilton
The traditional economies of Aboriginal people (hunting, trapping, fishing, gathering, growing) have been disrupted,
displaced, limited, regulated and litigated since colonial times in Ontario. First Nation communities are increasingly seeking viable forms of economic
development, although some communities may be divided as to what that may be. At the same time, resource developers, businesses and industries are also
increasingly seeking partnerships with First Nations communities on projects and joint ventures. With these partnerships, the toolbox and legal framework for
supporting such new relationships must also evolve and expand accordingly. Join our speakers in this half-day program and explore emerging opportunities to partner
with First Nations; whether it involves on-reserve development, the development of renewable energy projects or the negotiation of agreements relating to resource
Registration is now closed for Institute 2011 programs. If you are interested in registering for a program we will accept walk-ins space permitting (Trusts and Estates is sold out walk-ins will not be accepted for this program).
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