Episode 23: Did Trudeau just give away Nunavut? Is B.C. about to create an Indigenous veto?
On Episode 23, we discuss the new Nunavut Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement and whether B.C. is planning to give First Nations a veto over certain land use decisions, and we get into the details of a concerning new cybersecurity law that could lead to secret hearings and orders to cut off Internet access without due process. Plus, Bad Legal Takes from New York’s mayor and climate change activists.
Stories and cases discussed in this week’s episode:
- The devolution agreement: What exactly is Nunavut signing onto, anyway?
- Government of Canada, Government of Nunavut, and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated reach final agreement on the devolution of Nunavut
- Nunavut Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement
- Nunavut premier full of hope as deal with Ottawa is signed
- BC Government Consulting on New Law to Give Indigenous Groups Control over Crown Land Decisions
- Vaughn Palmer: B.C. NDP quietly consult on sweeping changes to managing public lands
- Bill C-26: An Act respecting cyber security, amending the Telecommunications Act and making consequential amendments to other Acts
- Youth-led challenge of Ontario’s climate plan goes before province’s highest court
- New York City mayor declares social media an ‘environmental toxin’
- CCF Intervening today in Supreme Court case on whether Indigenous governments are subject to Charter scrutiny
- Ktunaxa Nation v. British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations)
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