Program Chair(s)

Robert H. Brent

Senior Counsel, Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Affairs, Legal Services Branch

Sandra A. Gogal

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

The consultation landscape is constantly evolving.

New and complex issues are on the horizon. Do you have what you need to navigate the challenges?

Over one intensive day, drill down on the critical issues in consultation and engagement. Benefit from the insights and experience of our national faculty of senior lawyers, government and industry representatives and academics as they grapple with the current and emerging challenges.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll learn

The key issue of WHO: identifying the decision makers and other parties who need to be at the table

Cumulative Effects: what are they and how do they impact consultation?

Studies and the Consultation process

Reconciling Indigenous and Canadian law

Critical case law update – the key decisions and why you need to know them

UNDRIP in 2021: where are we and where do we go from here?

Consultation Agreements. Tips, Traps and Pitfalls to watch out for

Municipalities and Tribunals and their (expanded?) role in consultation

Plus! For those looking to obtain a solid grounding in the basics, don’t miss our full day Intensive Primer: Fundamentals of Consultation and Accommodation (recorded on November 8, 2018). Learn from Canada’s top experts and obtain a thorough grounding in this complex and evolving area.

Topics include:

Introduction to Consultation: Who, What and Why

Implementing and Assessing Consultation

Mechanics of Implementing Consultation: The Relationship and Timing

Consultation Agreements: The Essentials

Who Should Attend

In-House Counsel, particularly those working in the energy, resource and infrastructure development sectors

Government policy advisors, lawyers and officials – federal, provincial and municipal sectors

Indigenous leaders, councillors and economic development advisors

Negotiators and mediators for Indigenous communities, government and industry

Lawyers practicing in the areas of Indigenous law, natural resources, environmental and Constitutional law


Program Chairs

Robert H. Brent

Senior Counsel, Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Affairs, Legal Services Branch

Sandra A. Gogal

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP



 View the program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.


Recorded: Feb 3, 2021

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