December 14, 2022
Maurice Law would like to congratulate Justice O’Bonsawin on her appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada. The most recent appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada is not only a personal milestone for Justice O’Bonsawin in her accomplished legal career, it also marks the first Indigenous appointment to the SCC in Canadian history. This is a significant milestone for all Indigenous peoples in Canada.
September 14, 2022
Maurice Law is pleased and proud to announce that our partner, Brad Regehr, Q.C., has been recognized recently by each of Best Lawyers in Canada and Canadian Lawyer Magazine.
February 16, 2022
Ryan Lake and Antonela Cicko
February 7, 2022
Bradley D. Regehr Appointed as Queen’s Counsel for the Province of Manitoba
November 30, 2021
Maurice Law has been successful in relation to a series of bifurcation motions brought by the Crown before the Specific Claims Tribunal.
November 25, 2021
Maurice Law has been successful in relation to a series of bifurcation motions before brought by the Crown before the Specific Claims Tribunal. Bifurcation is a procedural means to split a claim into discrete phases to address only certain issues at a time, rather than have the Tribunal determine all issues at once.
August 10, 2021
Maurice Law is proud to welcome two new associates to the firm.
July 20, 2021
The following is a case summary of Siska Indian Band v Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2021 SCTC 2 (the “Reasons”), rendered by the Specific Claims Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) on April 9, 2021, regarding the compensation owed to the Claimant (or “Siska”).
June 24, 2021
This is a case summary of Mosquito Grizzly Bear’s Head Lean Man First Nation v Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2021 SCTC 1 (the “Reasons”), rendered by the Specific Claims Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) on January 18, 2021.
June 11, 2021
In his recent opinion piece for CBA National Magazine, Brad discusses the impact of the devastating discovery of the bodies 215 children in unmarked graves on the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, and what needs to happen now.
June 11, 2021
February 16, 2021
Maurice Law Partner Brad Regehr speaks with Talent Canada Magazine about taking up the mantle of CBA President as the organization’s first Indigenous leader. Read more, here:
December 1, 2020
Meet Bradley Regehr, CBA President 2020. Listen for more details in a podcast interview from The Every Lawyer:
September 1, 2020
Brad Regehr, partner of Maurice Law’s Winnipeg office, begins his term as President of the Canadian Bar Association on September 1, 2020. A member of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, Mr. Regehr is the first Indigenous person to hold this position.
July 17, 2020
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June 16, 2020
This claim by Lac Seul First Nation (“LSFN”) alleges Canada breached Treaty 3, the Indian Act 1927, and Canada’s fiduciary duty in relation to the construction of a dam at Lower Ear Falls (the “Dam”) where Lac Seul drains into the English River in Ontario (the “Lac Seul Project”). The Dam caused the flooding of 11,304 acres of LSFN’s reserve land.
May 19, 2020
Maurice Law wishes all our clients good health as we weather the pandemic together, while remaining apart. We look forward to resuming in-person meetings when it is safe to do so. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact our office to schedule your next meeting by video or teleconference.
May 19, 2020
Case Summary: Fort McKay First Nation v Prosper Petroleum Ltd, 2020 ABCA 163
January 14, 2020
The following is a case summary of Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation v Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2019 SCTC 5 (the “Reasons”), rendered by the Specific Claims Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) on December 13, 2019, regarding the validity of SCT-5003-11 (the “Claim”) advanced by Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation (“Makwa”).