Canada’s Highest Court Upholds Indigenous Jurisdiction

Written by: Nick Smith, Iain Thomas, and Kelty McKerracher. On February 9, 2024, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC” or the “Court”) released its decision Reference re An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families, 2024 SCC 5, ruling on the constitutionality of An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis…

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Employers, Take Caution with Just Cause

In the recent BC Supreme Court judgment of Lefebvre v. Gisborne Holdings Ltd., 2023 BCSC 2231 (“Lefebvre”), the Court reaffirmed the need for employers to exercise caution when considering just cause termination, once again highlighting its severity as a remedy for employee misconduct. Background In Lefebvre, the employee, Ms. Lefebvre, was hired by employer, Gisborne…

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Practice Manager (Legal Assistant) – Corporate + Real Estate (Temporary Contract for 18 Months)

ABOUT THE ROLE We call our legal assistants “practice managers” to signal the elevated level of ownership taken in supporting the team’s success. Our Practice Managers are deeply integrated into our legal files, helping to coordinate the bigger picture and support client care by participating in client meetings, transaction calls, and logistics planning with internal…

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Congratulations to MT+Co.’s New Principals

We are excited to announce the appointment of Dan Fogarty and Erin Reimer as principal lawyers. We are particularly proud that Dan and Erin both began their careers as articling students at MT+Co. Dan leads our Corporate Group and is a member of our Business Law Group. With over a decade of experience in tax…

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Carrie Schulz

Carrie is a paralegal in our Corporate Law Group.  She is an expert problem solver, ever-evolving her working style to streamline processes for herself and her team. Carrie believes in teamwork and never misses an opportunity to lend a helping hand, regardless of the task; her philosophy is, that it takes a team to get…

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Flora Wu

Flora is a lawyer in our Litigation + Dispute Resolution Group. As an advocate, Flora strives to achieve the best outcome possible for her clients. As an advisor, she endeavors to provide clients with timely and solutions-oriented advice. EXPERTISE While Flora maintains a broad civil and commercial practice, she has particular experience with judicial reviews…

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Shannon Faleiro

Shannon is a lawyer in our Litigation + Dispute Resolution and Workplace Law Groups. Shannon is a skilled employment lawyer and litigator with a strategic mindset. He represents and advises public and private sector companies, Indigenous Nations, growing businesses, tech start-ups, and individuals on all workplace matters. EXPERTISE Shannon began his career at one of…

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New Opportunity to Fund UNDRIP Implementation Projects

Written by: Jordan Ardanaz, Michaela Pomponio, and Kelty McKerracher Indigenous Partnership Fund Indigenous organizations still have a last-minute opportunity to fund initiatives that support work toward implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“UNDRIP”). Until January 30, 2024, Canada is accepting proposals under the Indigenous Partnership Fund program (the “Fund”) for…

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Manager of Brand + Client Success

ABOUT THE ROLE We are a law firm that proudly distinguishes itself from its peers. We are privileged to engage in significant work at the forefront of law, where Indigenous reconciliation, environmental policy, and traditional business intersect. We take this work seriously — believing in our clients and striving to help them make a difference.…

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Marion Buller

Marion, a member of the Mistawasis Nehiyawak, a Cree First Nation in Saskatchewan, joins MT+Co. as a lawyer + legal elder. In her role at the firm, Marion advises clients on legal issues and provides legal expertise to our lawyers. Marion enjoys working on the individual level as well as with organizations, offering the voice…

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