Do Governments Have a Duty to Consult First Nations about Proposed Legislative Amendments?

Author: James Hickling of Donovan & Company, Vancouver

This paper from the Aboriginal Law Conference 2014 (November 2014) poses the question: is there a legal duty that requires the Crown to consult First Nations about proposed amendments? James Hickling considers case law along with a cautionary tale in his answer to this question.

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