Have you Registered for BEST 2016?

May 18, 2016

On May 26, 2016, Jana McLean will be speaking at BEST (Bettering Environmental Stewardship & Technology) 2016, providing conference attendees with an update on key developments in Aboriginal law.

Jana’s presentation will focus on key developments in Aboriginal law since the significant Supreme Court of Canada decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. BC (2014), including discussing the significance of Canada’s recent commitment to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

The Details

Why?  Three days of technical sessions, networking opportunities, a sponsor exhibition, you’re invited to take your mountain bike with you and, of course, you can hang out with our very own Jana McLean!

Where?  Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia.

When?  Wednesday, May 25 to Friday, May 27, 2016.

What?  The BEST conference covers a wide range of topics of interest to BC’s environmental industry, including:

  • provincial regulatory updates;
  • spill response;
  • environmental assessment;
  • First Nations;
  • Rock Bay remediation;
  • municipal concerns;
  • energy; and
  • remediation.

Sign Me Up!

If you would like to register for this event, you can do so here.

For more information regarding the conference, please contact Jana McLean, and be sure to read our recent update on UNDRIP here.

Background reading about the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. BC (2014) can also be found in our Tsilhqot’in series:

Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia 2014: Our Analysis

Impacts of Tsilhqot’in Part I: A Basic Guide to the Decision

Impacts of Tsilhqot’in Part II: Federal and Provincial Laws on Aboriginal Title Land

Impacts of Tsilhqot’in Part III: Implications for Controversial Projects

Impacts of Tsilhqot’in Part IV: First Nations Consent for Development

Impacts of Tsilhqot’in Part V: Aboriginal Title and Treaties

Impacts of Tsilhqot’in Part VII: Post-Tsilhqot’in Emerging Trends