Katia Opalka publishes an article regarding policy decisions and the duty to consult

Katia OpalkaOn January 23, 2015, Ms. Katia Opalka, a partner at Lavery who provides transactional support on environmental and Aboriginal law matters, published an article entitled “Duty to Consult and the Division of Powers” on the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Quebec Branch website. In her article, Ms. Opalka, who is President of the Quebec Division of the Environment, Energy and Resources Law Section of the CBA, discusses the fact that the Federal Court of Canada recently addressed the question of whether the Crown’s constitutional duty to consult First Nations can be triggered by a policy decision.

To read Ms. Opalka’s article, please click here.

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