First Nation Land Management Regimes – What Developers Need to ...

February 17, 2010

Many developers are discovering that First Nations own or control a variety of prime real estate lands throughout the Province. A current article by Joel McKay in the February 16-22, 2010 edition of Business in Vancouver discusses how First Nations are using their prime real estate to drive development. Some […]

read more

Duty of Consultation with Aboriginal Peoples: Recent Developments

November 3, 2004

November 18th Update: Haida Nation v. BC and Weyerhaeuser – Notice of Supreme Court of Canada Judgement The BC Supreme Court case of Squamish Nation v. the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development sets out a number of important principles that apply to the Crown and, very likely, developers of Crown owned land. […]

read more

Aboriginal (First Nations) Law and Real Estate Development

March 6, 2003

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has recently issued two important decisions concerning Aboriginal (First Nations) law which may impact real estate development in the province. The two related decisions involving the Haida Nation, the B.C. government and Weyerhaeuser Company Limited have created new duties of consultation and accommodation on […]

read more