Application For Limestone Quarry Licence Set Aside For Failure To Have 'Meaningful Conversation' With First Nation
In a decision released by the Ontario Divisional Court on July 14, 2017, the Saugeen Ojibway First Nation (SON) was successful in challenging a limestone quarry licence issued by the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry to the Proponent T&P Hayes Ltd. (citation: Saugeeen First Nation v Ontario (MNRF), 2017 ONSC 3456)...
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DUTIES OF ABORIGINAL CONSULTATION AND ACCOMODATION
TWO RECENT FEDERAL COURT DECISIONS ON OIL AND GAS AND HYDRO-ELECTRIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS REFINE DUTIES OF ABORIGINAL CONSULTATION AND ACCOMMODATION.