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Miller Thomson LLP
Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $75 million in new funding for Indigenous organizations providing services to Indigenous peoples in urban centres and off reserve.
Harper Grey LLP
Finance Minister Bill Morneau today announced that the Government of Canada will extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) to August 29, 2020.
Gowling WLG
On April 11, 2020, the Federal Government enacted legislation for its new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy ("CEWS").
Cassels
The Court of Appeal confirmed that until Aboriginal title is negotiated in a treaty or established in court, simply asserting Aboriginal title does not grant any of the particular rights associated with Aboriginal title.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced today that the 75% Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (the "Wage Subsidy") will be extended for an additional 12 weeks to August 29, 2020.
Bennett Jones LLP
COVID-19 is affecting how the Crown and proponents consult and engage with Indigenous peoples.
Bennett Jones LLP
On May 4, 2020, the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation (AIOC) released its program guidelines by which it will evaluate investment proposals made by Indigenous communities (ICs).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In its April 24, 2020, decision, the Alberta Court of Appeal (Court) quashed the Alberta Energy Regulator's (AER) approval of a bitumen recovery project (Project) proposed by Prosper Petroleum Ltd.
Gowling WLG
In light of COVID-19, many First Nation communities are facing a dilemma: hold a band council election in the midst of a global pandemic and lockdown...
Gowling WLG
Indigenous communities are uniquely vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic due to their general remoteness, inadequate healthcare infrastructure, overcrowded and poor housing conditions
Bennett Jones LLP
In Fort McKay First Nation v Prosper Petroleum Ltd, 2020 ABCA 163 (Prosper) the Alberta Court of Appeal set aside the Alberta Energy Regulator's (AER) approval of Prosper Petroleum Ltd.'s application for the Rigel bitumen recovery project.
Clark Wilson LLP
On April 18, 2020, the Federal Government announced $306.8 million dollars to be provided in order to support small and medium-sized Indigenous businesses that have been affected by COVID-19.
Clark Wilson LLP
On April 2, B.C.'s Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor issued an order (the "Order") under the Emergency Program Act which provides that a person providing essential services cannot be held liable if an individual is infected.
Gowling WLG
On March 18, 2020, the Federal Government announced an $82 billion Economic Response Plan to help the country cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
MLT Aikins LLP
In recent weeks, the Federal Government has announced numerous support programs to assist Canadians in dealing with the health and economic impacts of COVID-19.
Clark Wilson LLP
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, both the Federal and British Columbia Provincial governments have announced various economic relief initiatives meant to address financial impacts of the pandemic.
MLT Aikins LLP
Many First Nations across Canada have been faced with the unenviable situation of having to hold regularly scheduled band council elections due to the impacts of COVID-19. Operating under the confines of the Indian Act...
Miller Thomson LLP
Nearly 5,000 Canadian companies have offered their expertise and capacity on various projects including the production and purchase of ventilators, medical gowns, masks and hand sanitizers.
Crowe MacKay LLP
During these unprecedented times, the Federal Government has introduced the Indigenous Community Support Fund.
Gowling WLG
On February 10, 2020, Seven and Énergir signed a natural gas supply agreement, the first of its kind for Énergir, to incorporate the EO100TM.
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