- Protected a sacred area in a Treaty 9 First Nation's traditional territory by securing an interim injunction against a mining company.
- Counsel for the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs in an intervention before the Public Utilities Board that secured a discounted Hydro rate for on-reserve residents.
- Worked with traditional Anishinabe lawmaking body at Sagkeeng First Nation to draft traditional laws, including a new Election Law.
- Represented Garden River First Nation in Essar Steel Algoma's CCAA proceedings.
- Lead counsel for First Nations at multiple environmental and regulatory proceedings, including the National Energy Board, Manitoba Clean Environment Commission and Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.
- Bringing a defamation action against a prominent online commenter who had targeted a community leader with racist comments.
- Expanding the scope of an Inquest to consider the role that systemic racism played in the death.
Publications and Media
- Corey Shefman, "The Indigenous incarceration crisis demands a bolder response: Decarceration", Editorial, The Globe and Mail (11 May 2022)
- Corey Shefman, "Stop using the rule of law as a weapon against Indigenous peoples", Editorial, The Globe and Mail (19 February 2020)
- Corey Shefman, "Staggering number of Indigenous people in jail is a Canadian crisis", Editorial, Toronto Star (3 July 2018)
- Corey Shefman, "Time to Address Systemic Inequality", Editorial, Winnipeg Free Press (3 November 2016)
- The Disabled Professional: Duties and Obligations on a Licensing Body to Accommodate, Corey Shefman & Garth Smorang Q.C., (Winnipeg: Law Society of Manitoba, 2013)
This post is current to March 30, 2020.
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