Current Problems: Environment

Exploring Theme: "Duty to Consult/FPIC"

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June 27, 2024

Quebec failed to consult Innu communities on strategy to protect caribou, judge rules

Government ordered to put in place consultation process by Sept. 30 CBC Indigenous: Innu leaders are welcoming a court decision requiring the Quebec government to put in place a separate consultation process with them to protect woodland caribou by Sept. 30.  The Quebec government “failed to fulfil its obligation” to consult with Indigenous communities regarding the strategy to protect caribou...

September 25, 2023

Governments grappling with ‘cumulative impacts’ in environmental assessments

Forging partnerships with Indigenous groups can be a remedy for regulatory uncertainty, say lawyers NationTalk: LEXPERT: Business of Law – The concept of “cumulative impacts” in environmental assessments is the latest milestone as consent and collaboration requirements evolve in project development, say lawyers advising energy sector players on Indigenous consultation. In June 2021, the BC...