How Treaty Rights are Impacted by Cumulative Effects: How the Landmark Blueberry River Decision Impacts First Nation Oversight and Management

October 20, 2022 3:45pm

Maegen Giltrow
Partner
Ratcliff LLP

A look at the precedent-setting British Columbia Supreme Court decision which ruled that the Treaty Rights of Yahey First Nation were infringed upon through the cumulative effects of decades of natural resource developments. Also known as the Blueberry River First Nation decision, the session will delve into the national implications.

  • How will impact assessments be submitted
  • Implications of the British Columbia Supreme Court decision in Yahey v British Columbia (2021)
  • Examining how cumulative effects affect Treaty Rights with a look at Alberta Court of Appeal decision in Fort McKay First Nation v Prosper Petroleum Ltd, (2020)