Content warning: this podcast contains graphic details that may be disturbing to listeners. Professor Lisa Kerr discusses a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada decision in May 2019 ordering a new trial for Bradley Barton, the Ontario trucker accused of killing Indigenous woman Cindy Gladue.
Did the Supreme Court of Canada contradict itself on Canada's Duty to Consult Indigenous people last October in its ruling on the Misikew Cree First Nation case? After the 2018 Trans Mountain decision, it might seem so. We break down the details of this Supreme Court decision with Hugo Choquette, the developer and Instructor of LAW 202/702: Aboriginal Law.
What are the legal principles behind the Duty to Consult, recently raised in the Federal Court of Appeal decision regarding the Trans Mountain pipeline?
We make a 250+ page court decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline easy to understand, with course instructors Cherie Metcalf and Hugo Choquette.
There’s a lot to unpack when it comes to the Kinder Morgan — soon, Government of Canada — pipeline. British Columbia has challenged it, as have several Indigenous groups.
The difference between “Aboriginal” and “Indigenous” Law with Hugo Choquette: Fundamentals of Canadian Law Podcast 003
Aboriginal Law? Indigenous Law? What’s the difference? There is one — and it’s huge!