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  • Saugeen Ojibway Nation Trial Decision Released

    SAUGEEN OJIBWAY NATION TRIAL DECISION RELEASED FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 29, 2021 Click here for a PDF version of this Press Release Click here for a PDF version of the Decision The decision in two longstanding claims by the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) was released today by Justice Wendy Matheson … Read more »

  • Southwind v. Canada: Equitable Compensation for Breaches of Fiduciary Duty

    Southwind v. Canada: Equitable Compensation for Breaches of Fiduciary Duty Justice Binnie’s famous remarks in Wewaykum Indian Band v. Canada[1] about the Crown “wearing many hats” have since been repeatedly deployed to undermine Indigenous claims.[2] The “many hats” trope is seen by some as retrench … Read more »

  • OKT’s Statement of Solidarity with Residential School Survivors

    The discovery of bodies of 215 Indigenous children on the grounds of Kamloops Residential School is devastating beyond words. All of us at OKT grieve with our friends, colleagues, clients and communities who have faced loss at the hands of Canada’s Residential Schools. If this discovery teaches us a … Read more »

  • Indigenous Laws in the Context of Conservation

    To successfully build Nation-to-Nation and Crown-to-Inuit relationships that recognize and reconcile Crown and Indigenous jurisdictions and authorities, Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs) governance arrangements must find ways to bring together Indigenous and Crown legal systems. This … Read more »

  • OKT Recognized in Annual Ranking of Experts in Indigenous Law

    Lexpert has once again recognized OKT a national leader in the practice of Aboriginal law. Lexpert conducts extensive surveys each year, to determine the leading experts in specific fields of law in Canada. Based on this year’s survey, Lexpert has once again ranked OKT as a “most frequently recommen … Read more »