The Duty to Consult with the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia - Online

May 27, 2021 11:40 AM - 1:30 PM


Location: Online*

Date: Thursday, May 27th, 2021

Time: Virtual Networking: 11:40 am, Presentation: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Cost: Free

RSVP: Please use our Online Registration process to register by Tuesday, May 25th, 2021.


This event qualifies for 1 Professional Development Hour (PDH) for the Engineers Nova Scotia CPD program.


As a result of Supreme Court decisions released in 2004 and 2005, Provincial and Federal governments have a duty to consult with Aboriginal peoples when contemplating decisions that may adversely impact established and asserted Aboriginal or Treaty rights.



  • Why the Province has a duty to consult the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia

  • Who are the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia

  • What are Mi’kmaq Aboriginal and Treaty rights

  • Nova Scotia’s 6 steps to consultation

  • Current challenges/opportunities


Presenter: Claire Rillie, Consultation Advisor, Nova Scotia Office of L’nu Affairs


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