- Advice to First Nations, as well as regional and national Indigenous organizations, regarding Fisheries Act regulations and policies.
- Advice to First Nations and Indigenous organizations regarding protection of Indigenous knowledge and Indigenous data sovereignty issues.
- Counsel to First Nations in exploration agreements and Impact and Benefit Agreements involving mining, oil and gas, and municipal projects.
- Counsel to First Nation in early exploration mining project resulting in an exploration agreement ensuring protection of community cultural and burial sites.
- Counsel to a First Nation successfully quashing a mineral exploration permit for inadequate consultation.
- Counsel to Innu Nation in lawsuit against Hydro-Quebec for damage caused by flooding from the Churchill Falls Generating Station.
- Counsel to Innu Nation in injunction against Newfoundland and Labrador regarding impacts of financial restructuring of Muskrat Falls Dam on IBA benefits.
- Co-counsel to Inuvialuit Regional Corporation in its intervention before the Supreme Court of Canada, advocating for the application of UNDRIP in Clyde River (Hamlet).
Publications and Media
- Environmental Regulatory Reviews Update: Canada’s process for reviews still falling short, OKT Blog, November 14, 2016
- "What if Canada held coast-to-coast environmental review hearings and nobody came?", with Michael McClurg, OKT Blog, September 29, 2016
- "Implications of Northern Gateway decision on Energy East", with Jeremiah Raining Bird, OKT Blog, July 14, 2016
- “Supreme Court of Canada Decides Metis Land Case”, OKT Blog, March 13, 2013.
- “Overlapping Claims and Shared Territories”, The Commons Institute Presentation 13 December 2012.
- Presentation, “Conflicts of Interests and First Nations Clients” (OKT Internal Seminar).
- Presentation, “Getting Instructions From First Nation Clients: Individuals” (OKT Internal Seminar)
- Presentation, “Ontario’s Expert Evidence Reforms” (OKT Internal Seminar)
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