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Maurice Law welcomes the 2021 first-year associates to the Calgary Office!

August 10, 2021

Maurice Law is proud to welcome two new associates to the firm.

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Case Summary: Siska Indian Band v Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2021 SCTC 2

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”).

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Case Summary: Mosquito Grizzly Bear’s Head Lean Man First Nation v Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2021 SCTC 1

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.

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It’s time for Canada's government to treat the response to the TRC’s Calls to Action as a national priority

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.

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Brad Regehr Speaks with Talent Canada about his Role as CBA President

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:

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Meet Bradley Regehr, CBA President 2020

December 1, 2020

Meet Bradley Regehr, CBA President 2020. Listen for more details in a podcast interview from The Every Lawyer:

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Maurice Law Partner Brad Regehr is the New CBA President

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.

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Case Summary: Southwind v Canada

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.

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Wishing all our clients good health!

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.

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Case Summary: Fort McKay First Nation v Prosper Petroleum Ltd, 2020 ABCA 163

May 19, 2020

Case Summary: Fort McKay First Nation v Prosper Petroleum Ltd, 2020 ABCA 163

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Case Summary: Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation v Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2019 SCTC 5

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”).

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Maurice Law proudly welcomes Crystal Fafard as a Partner!

September 5, 2019

Crystal joined Maurice Law in 2015, following many years of experience practicing law in both the public and private sectors. Crystal’s key areas of practice include corporate/commercial with an emphasis on aboriginal business & economic development, First Nation governance, legislative development, and renewable energy. Crystal has significant experience in corporate governance, energy law, reorganizations, development of corporate structures, investment reviews and sales/purchase transactions. Since 2014, Crystal has been involved in the area of renewable energy including advising on large joint ventures for solar, wind and hydro in various provinces including Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta. Some current work includes representing a First Nation entity in negotiations of large hydroelectric project and utility scale wind project valued at about $210 million dollars.

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Case Summary: Jim Shot Both Sides v Canada, 2019 FC 789

July 9, 2019

Case Summary: Jim Shot Both Sides v Canada, 2019 FC 789

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Maurice Law applauds $3.8 million fine to Husky for oil spill

June 13, 2019

Maurice Law applauds the $3.8 million fine handed down to Husky by Saskatchewan Provincial Court Judge Lorna Dyck on June 12, 2019, following Husky’s guilty plea to environmental charges in relation to a heavy oil spill in 2016.

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14th Annual Maurice Law Charity Golf Tournament

May 16, 2019

Our 14th Annual Maurice Law Charity Golf Tournament will take place at the Dakota Dunes Golf Links in beautiful Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on June 14, 2019.  Team registration is $800 for a foursome and individual registration is $200 per player. To register please contact, Office Manager, Betty Recollet via email at brecollet@mauricelaw.com or via telephone at (403)949-5606, ext. 786. 

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