The Duty to Consult: Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada (SCC, 2018) 

Feb. 19, 2019

The CBA Public Sector Lawyers Section presents:

The Duty to Consult:  Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada (SCC, 2018)

February 19, 2019 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Eastern

This session will review the guidance provided by the Supreme Court of Canada concerning the duty to consult in the legislative sphere as set out in Mikisew Cree (2018), as well as consider the implications of the varying judicial commentary made in the decision concerning the duty to consult. 

Katherine Carrigan, Nova Scotia representative, CBA Public Sector Lawyers Section 

Diane Rowe, Senior Solicitor, Nova Scotia Department of Justice

Diane Rowe is a Senior Solicitor with the Nova Scotia Department of Justice, where she advises the Office of Aboriginal Affairs and is counsel to the Made in Nova Scotia Treaty process. Diane has previously advised a number of Nova Scotia government departments.  Her practice areas include aboriginal, administrative, corporate commercial, resources, bankruptcy and insolvency, and construction law. Before joining the Nova Scotia Department of Justice in 2002, Diane was in private practice, providing advice on Aboriginal law, generally, and conducting litigation in relation to Indian Residential School claims. She is a member of the Micmacs of Gesgapegiag Band. 


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    February 19, 2019
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Eastern)


    Instructions will be sent via email the day prior to the event.

    Free for CBA Public Sector Section members, Aboriginal Law Section members, Administrative Law Section members, and Constitutional and Human Rights Law Section members.



Anita Hayford
CBA National Office
1-800-267-8860 | 613-237-2925 ext. 141