Aboriginal Forum Halifax 2011

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Report Code: ABP11743. December, 2011. Halifax, NS

ARTICLE 1

New Statutory Protections for Aboriginal Rights in Canada:
Getting Beyond Non-Derogation Clauses

John Merritt
Legal Counsel
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated and
Senior Policy Advisor
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

ARTICLE 2

First Nation Tax Immunity: Implications of the Bastien
and Dube decisions

Max Faille
Partner
Lead, Aboriginal Practice Group
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

ARTICLE 3

Two-Eyed Seeing – Etuaptmumk

Elder Advisor Dr. Albert Marshall
Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources

ARTICLE 4

Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Chief Brian Francis
Abegweit First nation
Co-chair of Mi’kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island

ARTICLE 5

Water: Politics and Preservation

Allister Marshall
Chair
Fish and Wildlife Association
Chapel Island First Nation

ARTICLE 6

Consultation and Accommodation

Wyatt White
Regional Consultation Coordinator
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Atlantic Region – Halifax Office

ARTICLE 7

Aboriginal Consultation and Accommodation

Luc S. Desroches
Senior Aboriginal Consultation Officer
Transport Canada, Environmental Services

ARTICLE 8

Aboriginal Consultation and Accommodation As Part of
CEAA Screenings of Small Projects

Don Maynard
Manager, Environmental Assessment, Atlantic
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Environmental Services

ARTICLE 9

Maritimes Region – Habitat Management Program

Denise McCullough
Aboriginal Liaison Officer
Habitat Management Division, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

ARTICLE 10

Aboriginal Consultation and Accommodation: “On the Ground”
in the Atlantic Region – a Government Perspective

Betty Cougle
Senior Advisor, Aboriginal Affairs, Atlantic Regional Office
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

ARTICLE 11

Developing Reserve Land: Opportunities and Challenges

Derek A. Simon
Lawyer
Burchells LLP

ARTICLE 12

Environmental & Regulatory Challenges for Developers
on First Nation Lands

Robert McCallum
President
McCallum Environmental Ltd.

ARTICLE 13

A Proposal for Nation Building – Development of Community
Governance and First Nations Strategic Alliances

Jeff Basque
Acting Chief Executive Officer
Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council
Senior Negotiator, Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government

ARTICLE 14

Bill S-2: Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests
or Rights Act

Shelly Martin
Legal Counsel
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq

ARTICLE 15

Application of Human Rights to First Nations: The Repeal of
Section 67 of The Canadian Human Rights Act

Naiomi W. Metallic
Lawyer
Burchells LLP

ARTICLE 16

Bill S-11– An Attempt to Introduce a First Nations Drinking Water Bill

Theresa McClenaghan
Executive Director and Counsel
Canadian Environmental Law Association

ARTICLE 17

Building Sustainable First Nations Communities

Jane Tims
Program Manager, Sustainable Communities
Provincial and Community Planning Section
New Brunswick Department of Environment

ARTICLE 18

First Nations and Renewable Energy Projects: Opportunities and
Challenges for First Nations and Proponents

Matthew Sherrard
Lawyer
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP