August 16, 2018 UNTIL 1951, POWWOWS WERE BANNED BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT under the Indian Act, but then the tradition, with origins on the western plains, spread to the East Coast. Now, many First Nations hold powwows, and they’re open to everyone. Each is as different as the dances and drumming, but here is some help following the action. …
We are pleased to share our recordings from the course, presented in partnership with the Department of Justice Canada, Indigenous Services Canada, and the Centre of Excellence for Matrimonial Real Property.
CLEBC is honoured to have the Right Honourable Richard Wagner, PC, Chief Justice of Canada deliver the opening address at our Administrative Law Conference 2018. Read our Q+A with Chief Justice Wagner for his thoughts on developments in administrative law, his advice for lawyers advocating before the Supreme Court of Canada, and more!
“What sets this guide apart from other instructional materials about working with Indigenous clients is that we address the problem from a linguistic point of view, from a client point of view, and from an Indigenous point of view.”
August 2018 This month’s spotlight is on longtime CLEBC contributor Dayna Forsyth of Irwin, White & Jennings. Dayna practises primarily in the areas of securities and corporate finance, with a focus on institutional venture capital, lending, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions.