Category Archives: Aboriginal Law

Vavilov and our 2019 Professional Regulation Round-up

Here is a quick recap of significant developments in professional regulation in 2019, starting with the “big bang” that occurred at the end of the year with Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Vavilov. 1.0 A new framework for “standard…

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Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation (CNAR) 2019

CNAR held its 2019 conference in Quebec on October 28-30, 2019. Lisa C. Fong gave a presentation as part of the “Hot Trends in Professional Regulation” session, on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Here…

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Professional Regulation and Traditional Aboriginal Healing

On June 1, 2015 the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its report on the Indian residential school system and its impact on Aboriginal peoples (the “Report”).  The Report set out 94 action items including  #22 which called upon the Canadian…

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Burnt Pine Caribou Graze On!

As legal bloggers, we appreciate the value of electronic media. However, we are still a little sceptical of the power of twitter. After all, can one make a compelling argument when one is confined to 140 characters? To find out,…

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