Key Areas Addressed:

• The goals, expectations, standards, and costs of modern treaties
• An update on the new Algonquin Treaty in Ontario
• Pre-treaty interim protections available to First Nations
• The implications of including “extinguishment” provisions in a treaty
• The effect of treaties on self-sufficiency goals
• A review of Aboriginal self-government
• An inquiry into the inclusion of commercial fishing rights in modern treaties
• How to prepare communities for treaty implementation