1. Investment on Aboriginal Title Lands in Canada

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    Wayne Garnons-Williams, Senior Lawyer and Principal Director of Garwill Law Professional Corporation of Ottawa Canada gives an overview of Aboriginal Title Lands investment challenges and opportunities that result from the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Tsilhqot'in Nation v British Columbia 2014 SCC 44.

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    • OUR RIGHTFUL PLACE

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      The story of the Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq initiative to manage the harvest of moose in the Cape Breton Highlands.

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      • Considering Young Aboriginal Women, Family and Legal Issues

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        Recorded on November 4, 2013 - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series looks at the family and social context of young Aboriginal women, and some legal considerations to help the social service providers they may work with. METRAC’s Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, is joined in conversation with Emily Hill, Senior Staff Lawyer at Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto. For more information and copies of presentation materials visit: http://yourlegalrights.on.ca/webinar/considering-young-aboriginal-women-family-and-legal-issues

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        • Five PLSNP Students, Five PLSNP Stories.

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          Five students who attended the PLSNP share their experiences of the Program: how it prepared them for law school, what it was like to be in a program for Aboriginal students, what they will take with them going into law school. Add your story next year. Music by Janet Panic. Visit http://www.janetpanic.com/

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          • Matt McPherson, "Overlapping Claims and Shared Territories", Aboriginal Law, Webcast from The Old Mill, December 13, 2012

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            The Commons Institute held a series of webcasts at The Old Mill with CPD credits. Aboriginal Law & Resource Development: Treaties, Certainty & Consultation was the subject covered at the webcast on Thursday December 13, 2012. Matt McPherson, Olthuis, Kleer, Townshend, LLP, presented his talk on "Overlapping Claims and Shared Territories". This is his complete video. Other videos from the seminar series are available from www.thecommonsinstitute.com http://www.oktlaw.com/ www.oldmilltoronto.com/ The Commons Institute is dedicated to the exploration of legal, policy, citizenship, aboriginal and international issues in need of debate, greater understanding or reform. Our professional development events focus on the skills and information professionals need to remain informed, competitive and successful. Our policy oriented events focus on the advancement of reform oriented policy objectives. Legal Programs Ongoing legal education is both a necessary element of practitioner competency and a mandated requirement. Thus, lawyers in most parts of Canada must ensure that continuing professional development remains within their mix of annually fulfilled responsibilities. The Commons Institute is committed to delivering innovative and practice-oriented educational solutions that continually prove invaluable to lawyers, as well as allied professionals in government, academia, and industry. Super-Conferences The Commons Institute delivers up to 4 national super-conferences annually. Our super-conferences bring together a high concentration of seasoned experts in a chosen field; are geared towards policy promotion, debate, exposure and reform; and result in the publication of conference proceedings as well as definitive policy reform prescriptions that serve as the basis for our advocacy. Aboriginal Issues related to Canada’s Aboriginal population continue to be among the most pressing in contemporary Canada. The Commons Institute puts together engaging, thought-provoking and policy promoting conferences that address Aboriginal issues, with a view to both education and the fashioning of pathways for positive change. International Firmly premised on the conclusion that substantive interaction and fairly constructed trade are feasible replacements to the foreign aid doctrine, The Commons Institute sponsors international development roundtables and speaker series with the aim of fostering dialogue and engendering commercial cross-pollination. Video: www.tributevideo.com

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            • Chief Randall Kahgee (Saugeen First Nation), Part of Panel Discussion: Thoughts on the Future of the Duty to Consult. Webcast

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              The Commons Institute held a series of webcasts at The Old Mill with CPD credits. Aboriginal Law & Resource Development: Treaties, Certainty & Consultation was the subject covered at the webcast on Thursday December 13, 2012. Chief Randall Kahgee (Saugeen First Nation) was one of the participants on the Panel: Thoughts on the Future of the Duty to Consult. Here is his talk that was given that day. Complete videos are available from www.thecommonsinstitute.com http://www.saugeenfirstnation.ca http://www.oldmilltoronto.com/ This is written on their web site: The Commons Institute is dedicated to the exploration of legal, policy, citizenship, aboriginal and international issues in need of debate, greater understanding or reform. Our professional development events focus on the skills and information professionals need to remain informed, competitive and successful. Our policy oriented events focus on the advancement of reform oriented policy objectives. Legal Programs Ongoing legal education is both a necessary element of practitioner competency and a mandated requirement. Thus, lawyers in most parts of Canada must ensure that continuing professional development remains within their mix of annually fulfilled responsibilities. The Commons Institute is committed to delivering innovative and practice-oriented educational solutions that continually prove invaluable to lawyers, as well as allied professionals in government, academia, and industry. Super-Conferences The Commons Institute delivers up to 4 national super-conferences annually. Our super-conferences bring together a high concentration of seasoned experts in a chosen field; are geared towards policy promotion, debate, exposure and reform; and result in the publication of conference proceedings as well as definitive policy reform prescriptions that serve as the basis for our advocacy. Aboriginal Issues related to Canada’s Aboriginal population continue to be among the most pressing in contemporary Canada. The Commons Institute puts together engaging, thought-provoking and policy promoting conferences that address Aboriginal issues, with a view to both education and the fashioning of pathways for positive change. International Firmly premised on the conclusion that substantive interaction and fairly constructed trade are feasible replacements to the foreign aid doctrine, The Commons Institute sponsors international development roundtables and speaker series with the aim of fostering dialogue and engendering commercial cross-pollination.

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              • The Crisis of Aboriginal Women Entangled in the Criminal Law

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                Recorded on October 31, 2012 (1 hour and 12 minutes) - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series looks at the high and increasing rate of Aboriginal women in prison, some root causes, and best practices for supporting Aboriginal women involved in the criminal law process. Hosted by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director, METRAC, joined by Christa Big Canoe, Legal Advocacy Director, Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto.

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                • Legal Aid Ontario

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                  Recorded on August 12, 2009 (29 minutes) This webinar presented by Claudia Belda of Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation describes Legal Aid Ontario's services, what they cover, who is eligible, and how to apply. Please note that Legal Aid Ontario services do change. To get the latest information visit http://www.legalaid.on.ca

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