We have opinions.

And we want to share them. Whether it’s at speaking engagements, in publications or in our blog. Think of this as the MT+Co. highlight reel.

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  • What’s Happening North of 60?

    Rob Miller travelled to Yellowknife to chair and speak at Insight’s North of 60 Forum: Unlocking the True Economic Potential of the North. The conference entailed an enthusiastic discussion of economic opportunities in the North, some of the hurdles facing Aboriginal communities in accessing those opportunities, and paths forward. So what did we hear? Welcome… Read more »

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  • Post Tsilhqot’in – Three Takeaways from Minerals North

    Minerals North, a non-profit association that hosts the annual Minerals North Conference, asked us to participate at the 2016 conference in a panel discussion entitled: Working Together and Moving Forward Post Tsilhqot’in. Held in Smithers, British Columbia on May 18 – 20, 2016, the conference included representatives from the provincial and federal governments, First Nations and the mining industry…. Read more »

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  • Overview of the NEB’s Report on the Trans Mountain Project

    Didn’t have time to read all 553 pages of the NEB’s report on Trans Mountain but still want to know what’s in it? Don’t worry – we have your back. Check out our overview of some of the more important elements of the recommendation report.

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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  • We’re Hiring: Labour + Employment Lawyer

    As of July 4, 2016, this position has been filled. We thank all applicants for their interest and their time.   Associate Lawyer: Labour + Employment Miller Titerle + Company is a group of forward-thinking professionals committed to a more passionate and personal way of practicing law.  Our high-growth business is recognized for rethinking the delivery… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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

    The 2016 Federal Budget contains promises and commitments to First Nations peoples across Canada, with a substantial focus on infrastructure, children’s health, and education. Commentary on the recent Federal Budget from Indigenous leaders has ranged from “historic” to concerns that the $8.4-billion commitment is “spread too thin”.

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  • We’re Hiring: Associate Lawyer

    As of May 16, 2016, this position has been filled. We thank all applicants for their interest and their time. Associate Lawyer: First Nations Economic Development and Business Advisory Miller Titerle + Company is a group of forward-thinking professionals committed to a more passionate and personal way of practicing law.  Our high-growth business is recognized for… Read more »

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