MT+Co. Recognized again as one of Canada’s Best Law Firms 2024

MT+Co. has been named one of Canada’s Best Law Firms by The Globe and Mail for the third year in a row, in the category of Aboriginal and/or Indigenous Law. Since 2009, our relationships with our clients have kept us inspired, motivated, and engaged. We feel grateful and fortunate to be in the position to share ideas,…

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Merle Alexander, KC, is recognized in BIV’s BC500 for the third year in a row!

Merle Alexander, KC, is recognized in BIV’s BC500 for the third year in a row in the category of Professional Services, Indigenous Rights! BC500 recognizes BC’s accomplished, successful, and engaged individuals across more than 50 categories of industries and occupations. Merle is from the Kitasoo Xai’xais First Nation and holds the Hereditary Chief name, Lagax’niitsk.…

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MT+Co. Open for Business in Kelowna, BC

MT+Co. has arrived in Kelowna! Since 2009, we’ve been honored to serve Indigenous Nations at the forefront of reconciliation and forward-thinking businesses in Vancouver. In 2021, we expanded by opening our Victoria office. Now, more than 14 years after we first opened our doors in Gastown, we are thrilled to officially announce that Sasha Platz,…

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Community Partner Feature – Helicopters Without Borders

Helicopters Without Borders (HWB) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting remote communities and populations affected by natural disasters, inefficient supply chains, geographical challenges, and poor transportation infrastructure by offering innovative air transportation solutions. At the core of HWB’s mission is the endeavor to bridge healthcare providers with underserved communities that have limited or no…

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MT+Co. Recognized in Chambers Aboriginal Law – Representation of Indigenous Peoples

Chambers 2024 acknowledges the remarkable work of MT+Co., highlighting notable practitioners Rob Miller and Merle Alexander, KC, in Aboriginal Law – Representation of Indigenous Peoples. This recognition signifies excellence within the legal industry and results from an intensive interview process. Rob Miller maintains his Band 1 status, while Merle Alexander, KC has secured a Band…

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Community Partner Feature – West Coast Kids Cancer Foundation

West Coast Kids Cancer Foundation (WCK) is a charitable organization founded in 2017 by a passionate team of people who had been involved with the childhood cancer community for many years and passionately agreed that the families navigating through it all deserved more.  Since then, WCK has provided practical support to families experiencing childhood cancer…

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Farwell to our 2023 Summer Students!

Last month, we said goodbye (for now) to our five incredible summer students. For the past four months, we have had the pleasure of working with Chésa Abma-Slade, Josh Regnier, Jacob Caouette, Jaime Hills, and Amy Kaustinen. When asked about the best parts of their summer at MT+Co. the answer was unanimous: the people, the supportive environment, and (most importantly)…

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Three MT+Co. Lawyers are Newly Ranked in Best Lawyers 2024!

Joelle Walker received recognition in the area of Aboriginal Law / Indigenous Practice and Corporate and Commercial Litigation. Peter Eirikson received recognition in the areas of Banking and Finance. Emily Savage received recognition as One to Watch in the area of Mergers and Acquisitions. Congratulations to Joelle, Peter, and Emily! 🎉

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Four MT+Co. Lawyers Have Ranked Once Again in Best Lawyers 2024

Rob Miller received recognition in the area of Aboriginal Law/ Indigenous Practice and Natural Resource Law since 2014. Brian Vick received recognition in the area of Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions since 2018. David Allardice received recognition in the area of Mergers and Acquisitions since 2021. Jim Titerle received recognition in the area of Environmental Law since 2006.…

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Section 22 of the Judicial Review Procedure Act: Will Recent Amendments Support or Undermine Legal Pluralism and Indigenous Self-Determination in British Columbia?

On November 24, 2022, legislative changes to the Judicial Review Procedure Act (the “JRPA”) brought section 22 into effect. This section allows for decisions of an Indigenous governing body concerning whether or not to give consent pursuant to agreements made under the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (“DRIPA”) to be judicially reviewed…

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