UNDRIP and FPIC: Is Canada Fakin? A Whole Lotta Legislation Goin On!

On Valentines Day 2018, the Government of Canada said it is launching a national engagement process to develop – “in full partnership with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples” - a Recognition and Implementation of Rights Framework. 



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We’re headed to Wendake for the First Nations of Québec and Labrador Sustainable Development Institute’s IBA Conference.


Shared Value Solutions is honoured to have been invited to the FNQLSDI’s Impact and Benefit Agreement (IBA) conference being held in Wendake, Quebec February 21st to 22nd, 2018. Approximately 43 First Nations from Québec and Labrador will be... Read More

Ontario Municipalities and Duty to Consult Obligations: Three Key Issues

Ontario has released a guidance document to apply the cultural heritage policies of the 2014 Provincial Policy Statement. Consultation with Indigenous communities is often recommended but not always required. It’s time to have your say on how...

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Ontario Fiddles with Indigenous Forestry Rights: Seven Demands

Ontario is proposing major forest management changes for species at risk, and forest carbon management. Indigenous forestry rights are at stake. What are you going to do about it?


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Indigenous Consent: Prosperity, Stewardship, Jurisdiction

Lawyers from a premier law firm acting for Indigenous people across Canada recently penned an opinion piece for the Globe and Mail on what "consent" means to major projects in Canada.  Ottawa recently dropped its rejection to an important UN...

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