Mikisew Earthquake Shakes Up Project Impact Assessments

When Canada’s Supreme Court ruled in October that Ottawa has no duty to consult with Indigenous people when drafting new legislation, a “magnitude 9.8 reconciliation quake” struck Canada, according to the good folk at Walking Eagle News.

 

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Eagle Eye Digest: Indigenous protected area funding, wild rice comeback, and more

Read on for updates on Indigenous funding programs, precedent setting impact benefit and resource management agreements, and stories of prosperity, jurisdiction and stewardship in action. 

 

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Eagle Eye Digest: Mine closure IBA strategies, 2019 AFSAR funding, and more

Read on for updates on Indigenous funding programs, precedent setting impact benefit and resource management agreements, and stories of prosperity, jurisdiction and stewardship in action. 

 

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Indigenous Governments and Mine Closure: Five Negotiation Strategies

“You know, for First Nations people,” said an Elder as we walked the site of a proposed gold mine in northern Ontario, “the life of a mine is just a blip in time. We have always been here. And we’ll be here when that mine is long gone.” He paused...

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Head-in-the-Sand Technical Reviews Can Screw-Up Indigenous IBAs: Impact Benefit Agreements

You want to make sure your environmental and socio-economic technical reviews for projects like mines, pipelines, transmission lines, oil & gas projects, and nuclear facilities, are as effective - credible, defensible, and constructive - as...

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Eagle Eye Digest: Lest we forget, eight powerful IBA strategies, a new era of Indigenous stewardship, and more

Read on for updates on Indigenous funding programs, precedent setting impact benefit and resource management agreements, and stories of prosperity, jurisdiction and stewardship in action. 

 

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Indigenous Oversight: Eight Powerful IBA Strategies for Mining Projects

 

Much has been written on the "B" of Impact Benefit Agreements – on the prospects of revenue sharing, training and jobs – but the "I" of IBAs, and protecting the lands and waters from those potential impacts, is often what our clients speak...

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Eagle Eye Digest:  Bill C-68 & C-69 Update, A Tale of Two Pipelines, and more

Read on for updates on Indigenous funding programs, precedent setting impact benefit and resource management agreements, and stories of prosperity, jurisdiction and stewardship in action. [And new this week - we're hiring for seven new positions!...

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Eagle Eye Digest: QIA Mary River IIBA, Edéhzhíe Dehcho protected area, and more

Read on for updates on Indigenous funding programs, precedent setting impact benefit and resource management agreements, and stories of prosperity, jurisdiction and stewardship in action.

 

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Eagle Eye Digest: Long term Indigenous Guardian funding, Atikameksheng baby turtle rescue, and more

Read on for updates on Indigenous funding programs, precedent setting impact benefit and resource management agreements, and stories of prosperity, jurisdiction and stewardship in action.

 

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