Government Commitments: Treaties and Land Claims

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March 11, 2024

The Latest Risk to the BC Natural Resource Sector: Government Uses Little Known Law to Freeze Mining Rights Unless First Nations Consent

March 11, 2024 Business Law Bulletin  4 minute read Robin M. Junger*, Timothy John Murphy*, Cory Kent*, Joan M. Young*, Sasa Jarvis* NationTalk: McMillan LLP: Business Law Bulletin – On March 6, 2024, one of the largest annual mineral exploration and mining conferences in the world ended in Toronto.  The very next day, the BC government announced four Cabinet orders[1] that upended various rights of prospectors...

March 5, 2024

First Nations and Ontario One Step Closer to Building All-Season Roads in the Ring of Fire

NationTalk: TORONTO – The Ontario government, Marten Falls First Nation and Webequie First Nation have signed an agreement to develop community infrastructure projects that could support future development opportunities in the area, including building all-seasons roads to the mineral-rich Ring of Fire region. “I want to commend Marten Falls First Nation Chief Bruce Achneepineskum and...

October 18, 2023

Consultations continue as 2 First Nations work toward road to Ring of Fire in northern Ontario

Series of open houses planned for next few weeks across the region CBC Indigenous: A project that would create a direct route between the provincial highway network and the lucrative Ring of Fire mineral deposit in northern Ontario is making headway. Led by Marten Falls First Nation and Webequie First Nation, the Northern Road Link project would...

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