Katia Opalka of Lavery quoted in National magazine, a publication of the Canadian Bar Association

Ms. Katia Opalka, an Environmental and Aboriginal Law partner at Lavery, was quoted in a recent issue of National magazine, in an article focusing on the Crown’s duty to consult aboriginal peoples.

According to Ms. Opalka, if the Crown fails to fulfill this duty in advance of authorizing a project on lands subject to aboriginal claims, the validity of project authorizations may be called into question. This risk needs to be minimized in order for project proponents to attract the investment they need to bring their projects into production.

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