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Expert sees long road ahead in settling Aboriginal law – Business in Vancouver

November 8, 2018

For Canadian business, especially the resource and energy sectors, no other legal matter in Canada is more important or has more impact than Aboriginal law.

To help shed light on the current landscape with respect to Aboriginal rights and title, the apparent failure of the B.C. treaty process and attempts by governments to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Business in Vancouver spoke with Tom Isaac, who is recognized as one of Canada’s foremost legal experts in Canadian Aboriginal law. He is a former chief treaty negotiator for B.C. and author of the textbook Aboriginal Law. He practises law with Cassels Brock & Blackwell.

Q: You are working on the sixth edition of your book Aboriginal Law. One can imagine a 10th and 20th edition. In Canada, Aboriginal law really is something of a never-ending story, isn’t it?

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