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    Louie v. Louie

    Governance - Fiduciary duties of band council - Retroactive honorarium - No conflict rule - No profit rule - Indian Act - Section 2(3) - Personal benefit  More »

    R. v. Daybutch (Guest entry)

    Curative discharge - Impaired driving - Equality rights of Aboriginal offenders - Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Section 15 - Failure to proclaim in force s. 255(5) of Criminal Code  More »

    Yellowknives Dene First Nation v. Canada

    Duty to consult – Environmental assessment – Accommodation – Cumulative impacts – Land use planning – Duty to consult need not lead to a single outcome    More »

    Michel First Nation v. Canada

    Civil procedure – Failure to prosecute – Significant advance in the action - Alberta Rules of Court – Notice of constitutional question - Honour of the Crown – Procedural defen  More »

    Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc Indian Band v. Canada

    Class actions – Day students – Residential schools – Certification of class proceeding – Limitation periods – Honour of the Crown – Fiduciary duty – Cultural   More »

    Gehl v. Canada

    Charter of Rights and Freedoms – Registration under the Indian Act – Unknowable paternity – Section 15 – Discrimination based on race, gender or family or marital status   More »

    Lubicon Lake Nation v. Penn West Petroleum

    Private law claims grounded in Aboriginal rights and title – Oil and gas development – Striking pleadings – Collateral attack – Abuse of process – Duplication   More »