Supreme Court of Canada to Hear Appeal About Whether Duty to Consult Applies to Development of Legislation

The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it would hear an appeal from the Mikisew Cree First Nation about whether Canada breached its duty to consult when drastically overhauling its environmental legislation. JFK Law is proud to represent the Mikisew Cree First Nation in this important case.

For more background about the leave to appeal decision, click here: http://www.timescolonist.com/supreme-court-to-examine-duty-to-consult-indigenous-group-about-legislation-1.20027282

For background about the case, see our posts:

http://jfklaw.ca/robert-janes-qc-karey-brooks-and-estella-charleson-attended-federal-court-today-on-the-omnibus-appeal/

http://jfklaw.ca/legislative-changes-to-federal-environmental-laws-duty-to-consult-triggered/)