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| July 18, 2014

Pamela Palmater: 'Section 35's empty shell of constitutional promise'

Recorded back in December of 2013, the 25th Annual McDonald Lecture hosted by the Centre for Constitutional Studies features Professor Pamela Palmater. In this lecture Professor Palmater argues that the federal government has failed to meet its obligations under the treaties signed with Canada's Aboriginal peoples. Professor Palmater is head of the Centre for Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University and was the runner up in the Assembly of First Nations leadership elections for national chief in 2012.

See Part Two of Pam Palmater's discussion here.

Image: Wikimedia Commons
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| June 26, 2014

Tsilhquot'in win landmark case at the Supreme Court of Canada

Photo: flickr/Arnaud GD
The Supreme Court of Canada grants declaration to Tsilhquot'in that they have Aboriginal title to their lands and that the BC Forestry Act does not apply over their lands.

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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on LNG pipelines: Part 7 of a 7-part series

June 19, 2014
| Grand Chief Stewart Phillip is in his fifth three-year term as the President of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs. He stands with Elders of Treaty 8 against oil and gas development in the Peace River.
Length: 15:46 minutes (14.44 MB)
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Susan Spratt on LNG pipelines: Part 6 of a 7-part series

June 19, 2014
| Susan Spratt is the former Area Director for CAW/Unifor. She is now retired and is devoting all her energy to defeating proposed pipelines and LNG projects.
Length: 11:56 minutes (10.93 MB)
Image: Flickr/Chris Yakimov
| June 17, 2014
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Damien Gillis on LNG pipelines: Part 5 of a 7-part series

June 18, 2014
| Damien Gillis is a Vancouver-based journalist and documentary filmmaker with a focus on energy issues. He is currently working on the documentary, Fractured Land.
Length: 11:40 minutes (10.69 MB)
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