The extradition of Leonard Peltier, hunting and fishing rights, treaty negotiations, residential school claims, Delgamuukw: for over 30 years Peter Grant has been at the forefront of the legal struggle of Aboriginal peoples in Canada.
Current Aboriginal News
On March 17, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada granted the Ktunaxa Nation Council leave to appeal the August 6, 2015, B.C. Court of Appeal decision regarding B.C.’s approval of a Master Development Agreement for a proposed ski resort in an area known as Qat’muk, an area integrally connected with Ktunaxa spiritual beliefs and practices. The ...
National Research Centre ‘flooded’ with call from residential school survivors The threat that testimony from 38,000 former residential school students might be destroyed has prompted an outcry that has ‘flooded’ the National rsearch centre for Truth and reconciliation with questions from survivors concerned about the erasing of their records. Read original article
For Immediate Release: Vancouver The Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Canada has ordered that the motion seeking to certify the Day Scholars Law Suit as a Class Action will be held starting on April 13, 2015, and continuing the remainder of that week to finish on April 20, 2015. Justice Harrington of the Federal ...
Lee Schmidt has left our firm to pursue new opportunities after a 15 year working relationship with us. We wish her much success in her future endeavours.
Residential School Agreement FAQs
Peter Grant is Representative
Peter Grant of Peter Grant & Associates is the representative for Independent Counsel on the National Administration Committee ("NAC"). The National Residential Schools Survivors Society ("NRSSS") are referring specific problems with respect to elderly or disabled persons to Peter Grant who is forwarding them to the NAC for urgent action.
Peter Grant & Associates are proud to be part of the Independent Counsel Group who has adopted the CBA Guidelines for how to address Residential School Claims. Those Guidelines are provided in the detailed report on Indian Residential Schools.
CBA Guidelines [PDF]