Agenda - September 22nd, 2020


Welcome and Introduction by PBLI


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



Perspectives from the Treaty 8 Nations


Christopher Devlin

DGW Law Corporation


Chief Roland Willson

West Moberly First Nations



Questions and Discussion




Perspectives from the Federal and Provincial Crown


Paul Yearwood

BC Ministry of Attorney General


Judith Hoffman

Justice Canada



Questions and Discussion


Perspectives from the Intervenors


Karenna Williams

Huberman Law Group


Virginia Mathers

Mandell Pinder LLP



Questions and Discussion

  4:00 Chair's Closing Remarks - Program Concludes