Agenda - June 23rd, 2016
(Day One)

  9:00

Chairs' Welcome and Introduction to Day One

 

Jean Teillet & Jason T. Madden    

Pape Salter Teillet LLP

 

  9:05

Laying the Foundation

 

Jean Teillet

Pape Salter Teillet LLP

  • Historical context of the case
  • Sections 35 and 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1982
  • The distinction between jurisdiction and rights

 

  9:35

Questions and Discussion

  9:40

Overview of the Daniels Case

 

Andrew Lokan                 

Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP

  • Analysis of Daniels v. Canada

  10:20

Questions and Discussion

  10:30

Refreshment Adjournment 

  10:45

Implications for Métis Nation Self-determination and Land Rights

 

Clemént Chartier, Q.C.

Métis National Council

 

  11:25

Questions and Discussion

  11:30

Who are Métis and What are the Implications of Daniels?

 

Jason T. Madden

Pape Salter Teillet LLP

Cynthia Westaway

Devlin Gailus Westaway Law Corporation

  • How and where distinctive Métis communities arose
  • How Métis communities were historically distinguished from Indian and non-Aboriginal communities
  • Are there more than one Métis people in Canada?
  • Who are the Métis people covered in Daniels? What are the implications for them?

 

 12:45

 Questions and Discussion

  1:00

 Lunch Adjournment

  2:00

Who are Non-Status Indians and What are the Implications of Daniels?

 

Karey Brooks
JFK Law Corporation

Andrew Lokan
Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP

  • History of non-status Indians
  • How and why people lose their status
  • Impact of the Daniels case

 

  3:15

Questions and Discussion

  3:30

Refreshment Adjournment

  3:45

Daniels and the Duty to Negotiate

 

Jason T. Madden

Pape Salter Teillet LLP

Dwight Newman

University of Saskatchewan

• Does the Daniels decision create or expand on the Crown's duty to negotiate?

 

  4:45

Questions and Discussion

  4:55 Chair's Closing Remarks for Day One
  5:00 Program Concludes for Day One

Agenda -June 24th, 2015 
(Day Two)

  9:00

Chair's Welcome and Introduction to Day Two

 

Jean Teillet & Jason T. Madden    

Pape Salter Teillet LLP

 

  9:10

Implications for Métis Specific Provincial Legislation

 

Jean Teillet             

Pape Slater Teillet LLP

Robert Potts        

Blaney McMutry LLP

  • How does Daniels affect treaty negotiations?
  • Reflections from various jurisdictions

 

  10:30

Questions and Discussion

  10:45

Refreshment Adjournment 

  11:00

Implications for Métis Specific Provincial Legislation
 

Maxime Faille - Invited

Gowling WLG

  • How does the Daniels case impact Métis specific legislation enacted by the Provinces?
  • Does the decision impact the Provinces' ability to enact legislation going forward?

 

  11:50

Questions and Discussion

  12:00

Lunch Adjournment

  1:00

Where Does the Federal Government Go From Here?
 

Joe Wild

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

Thomas Isaac
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

• What is the Federal government doing?
• The "Action Plan"
• Where does the government go from here?

 

  2:00

Questions and Discussion

  2:10 Refreshment Adjournment
  2:25 The New Approach to Subsection 91(24)?
 

Robert Janes, Q.C.

JFK Law Corporation

• Subsection 91(24) since the SCC decisions in Tsilhqot'in and Keewatin
• What does Daniels add to this understanding?
• What is the the "core" of the section?

 

  3:10 Questions and Discussion
  3:20 Where Do We Go From Here?
  

National Chief Dwight Dorey

Congress of Aboriginal Peoples

• What is the path forward for the parties involved?

 

  3:50   Questions and Discussion
  4:00  Chair's Closing Remarks - Program Concludes