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Tom Isaac & the Cassels Aboriginal Law Group Quoted by The Globe and Mail and MSN on Proposed Changes to BC’s Land Act


A recent Cassels Comment written by members of the firm’s Aboriginal Law Group has been quoted by The Globe and Mail and MSN in the articles “BC Resets Talk on Plan to Give First Nations More Say Over Public Land,” and “NDP Face Major Selling Job on Their Changes to the Land Act.”

The Comment – written by Tom Isaac, Jeremy Barretto, Jared Enns, Aaron Cressman, Grace Wu, and Luke Casburn – looks at proposed amendments to British Columbia’s Land Act that are intended to increase decision-making authority for Indigenous Peoples over Crown lands.

The authors, quoted by MSN and the Globe and Mail, note: “The magnitude of this potential change to British Columbia’s governance and regulatory regime over Crown land is unprecedented…”

You can read the full Cassels Comment here.