Agenda - September 22nd, 2020

   1:00

Welcome and Introduction by PBLI

   1:05

Chairs' Welcome and Introduction

 

Christopher Devlin

DGW Law Corporation

 

  • Overview of the BCSC and BCCA decisions
  • The four major themes:

                 - Declaratory relief 

                 - Standard of review: the role of an appellate court

                 - Treaty interpretation

                 - Honour of the Crown

 

   1:20

Perspectives from the Treaty 8 Nations

 

Christopher Devlin

DGW Law Corporation

 

Chief Roland Willson

West Moberly First Nations

 

   2:00

Questions and Discussion

   2:10

Break

   2:20

Perspectives from the Federal and Provincial Crown

 

Paul Yearwood

BC Ministry of Attorney General

 

Judith Hoffman

Justice Canada

 

  3:00

Questions and Discussion

  3:10

Perspectives from the Intervenors

 

Karenna Williams

Huberman Law Group

 

Virginia Mathers

Mandell Pinder LLP

 

  3:50

Questions and Discussion

  4:00 Chair's Closing Remarks - Program Concludes