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  • JFK Law COVID-19 Report for the week of May 18, 2020

    AER Suspends Oil Sands Monitoring When the AER issues project approvals under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, the Water Act and the Public Lands Act, those approvals contain conditions that require operators to engage in monitoring activities. These monitoring programs are critical … Read more »

  • JFK Law COVID-19 Report for the week of May 11, 2020

    Consultation in the Time of COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic is raising serious, immediate concerns that are consuming the financial and human capacity of Indigenous communities. These include the need to limit access to communities by non-members, postponing elections, and securing personal protectiv … Read more »

  • JFK Law COVID-19 Report for the week of May 4, 2020

    Band Elections To address concerns associated with holding band council elections in the midst of the pandemic, the federal government enacted the First Nations Election Cancellation and Postponement Regulations (Prevention of Diseases). The Regulations allow band councils to either cancel or postpo … Read more »

  • JFK Law COVID-19 Report for the week of April 28, 2020

    Work Camps Remain Open despite Pandemic In British Columbia and Alberta, work has continued on major resource extraction projects, such as oil and gas pipelines and hydroelectric dams. British Columbia has also announced that tree planting will continue this season. This has lead to concerns from In … Read more »

  • JFK Law COVID-19 Report for the week of April 20, 2020

    In an effort to support our clients and all Indigenous communities across Canada, JFK Law will be posting weekly updates briefly highlighting legal issues, governance concerns, and available supports and programs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic for Indigenous persons and communities. Financial Su … Read more »