Indigenous Law Insights: October 2023 Webinar

Event Information


October 31, 2023


30 MIN

Delivery Method

Past Webinars




Staying abreast of developments in Indigenous law and policy is critical for legal and business professionals in many industries across Canada. To help you stay current, Osler is pleased to present Indigenous Law Insights, a monthly webinar series.

Available live and on-demand, each 30 minute session will provide you with an update on recent court decisions, as well as pending and new legislative and policy developments. Members of our Indigenous Law group will deliver timely and practical information about what these developments mean for your business.

Sander Duncanson (Co-Chair, Regulatory, Indigenous and Environmental) covers the following topics:

·         Reference re Impact Assessment Act, 2023 SCC 23 – an overview of this judgment, in which the Supreme Court of Canada found the Impact Assessment Act and the Physical Activities Regulations unconstitutional in part.

·         Gitxaala v. British Columbia (Chief Gold Commissioner), 2023 BCSC 1680 – an overview of this decision, which relates to the duty to consult Indigenous groups when registering mineral claims under the Mineral Tenure Act and the application of British Columbia’s Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act.

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