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- Bill C-15: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act
Introduction On December 3, 2020, the government of Canada (Canada) tabled Bill C-15, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (Bill C-15). If passed, the bill would affirm the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) as an internationa … Read more »
- An Interview with Taylor Baptiste, artist of “Healing Dancer”
When did you know you wanted to be an artist? I’ve actually always loved creating art since I was little and would often go overboard with it on simple school projects. I specifically started coming into an art practice around age 14 when I would recreate my grandfather Francis Baptiste’s paintings … Read more »
- JFK Welcomes Justin Fontaine!
JFK is pleased to introduce Justin Fontaine to our team. Justin Fontaine joins us as our newest associate. Justin is a proud member of Sagkeeng First Nation in Treaty No. 1 territory in Manitoba. He is currently working remotely in Alberta with plans to move out to the West Coast. Please join us in … Read more »
- Christina Gray Interviewed by CBC Unreserved about Indigenous Place Names
Image taken by Erick Calder Fallen Johnson, of CBC Unreserved, recently interviewed one of the newest associates to join JFK Law Corporation, Christina Gray about a 2019 policy brief that she co-authored with Dr. Daniel Rück for the Yellowhead Institute about Reclaiming Indigenous Place Names. In t … Read more »
- West Face Capital Inc. v. Chieftain Metals Inc., 2020 ONSC 5161
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently issued a decision that highlights how the interests of First Nations as innocent third parties can be considered in bankruptcy proceedings. In West Face Capital Inc. v. Chieftain Metals Inc., 2020 ONSC 5161, the court discharged the receiver of Chieftai … Read more »