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Aboriginal Law: Supreme Court of Canada Decisions
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-7332-6
Product Type: Book
Number of Pages: Approximately 760 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2016-11-30
Publisher: Carswell
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Aboriginal Law: Supreme Court of Canada Decisions brings together in a single volume the leading Supreme Court of Canada decisions dealing with section 35 of the Constitution Act , 1982, section 91(24) of the Constitution Act , 1867, and the Indian Act . The full-text of each carefully chosen, landmark decision is presented in its entirety, with an introductory remark by a renowned authority in Canadian Aboriginal law that places each decision into context.A quick and convenient reference whether conducting research, dealing with clients, or learning about this area of law as students, this publication is also an excellent companion volume to Aboriginal Law, Fifth Edition, following the same chapter headings for ease of reference.
About the Author
Thomas Isaac, of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, is a nationally recognized authority in the area of Aboriginal law. He has extensive experience in advising industry and government clients on Aboriginal legal matters and related environmental assessment, regulatory, negotiations and constitutional issues. A member of the law societies of British Columbia, Alberta, NWT, Nunavut and Yukon, he has represented numerous clients before all levels of courts across Canada, including the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Mr. Isaac regularly negotiates on behalf of industry and governments in respect of impact, benefit and access agreements with Aboriginal groups, and he advises on Aboriginal consultation and accommodation processes and agreements. He is a former Chief Treaty Negotiator for the Government of British Columbia, a former Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for establishing Nunavut for the Government of the Northwest Territories, and served in a senior capacity with the Government of Saskatchewan dealing with Aboriginal issues. Mr. Isaac also recently served as Ministerial Special Representative to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, regarding a Section 35 Métis Rights and Reconciliation Framework and a reconciliation approach for the Supreme Court of Canada's Decision in Manitoba Métis Federation v. Canada. On July 21, 2016, the Government of Canada released Mr. Isaac's Report of the Minister's Special Representative on Reconciliation with Métis: Section 35 Métis Rights and the Manitoba Métis Federation Decision.
Mr. Isaac has published extensively in the area of Aboriginal law, including Aboriginal Law, Fifth Edition and the upcoming Aboriginal Law: Supreme Court of Canada Decisions. His works have been cited with approval by Canadian courts, including the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
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