Have you Registered for BEST 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…

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New Ministerial Panel for Trans Mountain Pipeline

On May 17, 2016, the federal government announced the appointment of Kim Baird, Annette Trimbee and Tony Penikett to a ministerial panel mandated to collect input from stakeholders, with a focus on Indigenous groups, on the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX) project. Terms of reference for the panel include: review and consider input from the public via…

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Teaching at the Ch’nook Aboriginal Management Program

Each year, MT+Co. teaches business law at the UBC Sauder School of Business’ Ch’nook Aboriginal Management Program. Ch’nook is a five month long professional development program that is designed to integrate core business disciplines with practical experience and leadership development, customized with specific Aboriginal content. In 2016, Rob Miller, Tyson Lamarsh and Yvan Larocque from our…

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Aboriginal Participation in Project Development

Emerging and Lost Opportunities The role of Aboriginal people in the Canadian economy is coming full circle. From time immemorial, vibrant Aboriginal economies supported a strong trade network throughout North America. In fact, the Fraser River was a major trade corridor. This changed with the arrival of Europeans: fur economies centralized trade and communities around…

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Canada Indicates Full Support for UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

On Tuesday May 10, 2016, Canadian Indigenous Affairs Minister, Carolyn Bennett, announced that the Government of Canada would remove its permanent objector status to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). UNDRIP Background UNDRIP was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2007, after almost 25 years of negotiations between 148…

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MT+Co. Named One of Canada’s Top 10 Corporate-Commercial Law Firms

NEWSFLASH! Miller Titerle + Company has been named one of Canada’s Top 10 corporate-commercial law firms under 100 lawyers.  The award, administered by Canadian Lawyer magazine (a Thompson Reuters publication), is based on a national poll of peers and clients. We are thrilled to be recognized by the Canadian legal community as a leader in…

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Rob Miller featured as a NewLaw Pioneer by CBA Futures Initiative

The Canadian Bar Associations‘ Legal Futures Initiative has recently released “The Road Ahead: Your Guide to the New Legal Careers of the 21st Century“, a report on the future of the legal profession and legal services in Canada.  The report features MT+Co.’s own Rob Miller (Co-founder) as one of 25 Canadian NewLaw Pioneers. Law is changing…

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What’s Next for Kanaka Bar Indian Band?

In early March, the UBC Sauder School of Business hosted the Sauder Summit Global Case Competition – a week-long case competition that pits business students from around the world against each other to solve real and complex business problems. The final round of this year’s competition featured the Kanaka Bar Indian Band. Kanaka Bar, a First Nations…

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The 2016 Federal Budget – Commitments to Canada’s Aboriginal People

The 2016 Federal Budget was tabled in the House of Commons by the Honourable William Francis Morneau, P.C., M.P. Minister of Finance on March 22, 2016.  Chapter 3 – “A Better Future for Indigenous Peoples” contains promises and commitments to First Nations peoples across Canada, with a substantial focus on education, children’s health, and infrastructure.…

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The 2016 Federal Budget – Commitments to Canada’s Aboriginal People

The 2016 Federal Budget was tabled in the House of Commons by the Honourable William Francis Morneau, P.C., M.P. Minister of Finance on March 22, 2016.  Chapter 3 – “A Better Future for Indigenous Peoples” contains promises and commitments to First Nations peoples across Canada, with a substantial focus on education, children’s health, and infrastructure.…

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