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.
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A major step forward in the Day Scholars Class Action was taken yesterday with the announcement of the appointment of a Ministerial Special Representative (MSR) for the purpose of negotiating a settlement. The Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, made the announcement appointing Thomas Isaac the MSR at the BC Assembly ...
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
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Peter Grant is Representative
Peter Grant of Grant Huberman 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.
Grant Huberman 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]