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Jaimie Lickers
Associate

Speaks: English

Year of Call: 2008 - Ontario

Primary Office: Hamilton

Jaimie Lickers

Jaimie Lickers is an associate in Gowling WLG's Hamilton office. A member of the advocacy department, her practice is focused on the areas of Aboriginal, environmental and construction law.

Jaimie has experience dealing with First Nations on a variety of matters, including taxation, trusts, self-government, regulatory matters and consultation issues. She also has considerable experience dealing with construction matters and disputes, and provides advice regarding environmental protection and assessment.

In addition, Jaimie has experience with class actions and commercial litigation. She has oral advocacy experience and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Ontario Court of Appeal. Jaimie regularly presents at conferences on topics related to First Nations taxation, First Nations trusts, Aboriginal litigation, and consultation and accommodation.

Prior to entering the practice of law, Jaimie worked for the Chiefs of Ontario and the Aboriginal Institutes' Consortium.


2008

Year of Call, Ontario

2007

Queen's University, LLB

2003

Queen's University, BA Hons. in International Development and Philosophy

Career & Recognition

2008

2008

Year of Call, Ontario

2007

2007

Queen's University, LLB

2003

2003

Queen's University, BA Hons. in International Development and Philosophy

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Historic apology delivered to the Sayisi Dene people for “tragic and fatal” relocation

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Article August 24, 2016

Update: Bill 173 to end discrimination against indigenous naming traditions in Ontario

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Article April 15, 2016

Qalipu First Nation to extend Federal Court decisions and review all membership applications rejected on the basis of technical invalidity

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Article March 28, 2016

Bill 173 to end discrimination against indigenous naming traditions in Ontario

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Article March 1, 2016

Federal Court declares rejection of Qalipu First Nation applications unfair

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Article September 1, 2015

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Jaimie Lickers

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EXTERNAL PUBLICATIONS &
PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Speaker at World Indigenous Legal Conference, Brisbane, Australia, on topic of use of First Nations’ trusts in Canada as vehicles of economic growth and self-sufficiency.
  • Speaker at Aboriginal Trust and Investment Workshop, Niagara Falls, Ontario, on topics of taxation of First Nations trusts and conflicts of interest. 
  • Speaker at National Aboriginal Trust Officer’s Association First Annual Trust Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, on topics of legal issues affecting First Nations trusts and best practices for retaining professional advisers.
  • Speaker at Aboriginal Trust and Investment Workshop, Banff, Alberta, on topics of taxation of First Nations trusts, conflicts of interest and fiduciary duties for trustees.
  • Speaker at First Nations Trust and Investment Workshop, London, Ontario, on topics of taxation of First Nations trusts and conflicts of interest.
  • Speaker at Assembly of First Nations conference, "Building on Success: a National Conversation on First Nation Self-Government," on topic of Aboriginal Self-Government.
  • Speaker at Pacific Business and Law Institute conference, "National Aboriginal Tax, Governance and Economic Development," on topic of Corporate, Business and Investment Taxation.  
  • Speaker at Pacific Business and Law Institute conference, "National Aboriginal Tax, Governance and Economic Development," on topic of Impact Benefit Agreements.  
  • Speaker at Pacific Business and Law Institute conference, "First Nations Trusts" on topic of Tax Considerations in dealing with First Nation Trusts.  
  • Speaker at Pacific Business and Law Institute conference, "Aboriginal Law," on topic of Sustainable Development and Carbon Offset Credits for First Nations. 
  • Speaker at Infonex Conference, "First Nations, Métis & Aboriginal Human Resources and Community Health Management," on topic of Getting Payroll Tax Right.  
  • Workshop presenter and facilitator at Canadian Institute conference, "Aboriginal Law, Consultation & Accommodation," on Key Litigation Strategies Specific to Aboriginal Law.

Client Work

Federal Court declares rejection of membership applications for Canada's newest First Nation unfair

Client Work September 10, 2015

Federal Court of Appeal opens door to renewed Treaty 8 tax immunity claim

Client Work May 25, 2014

Jaimie regularly acts for Aboriginal communities, organizations and individuals on matters related to taxation, First Nations trusts, regulatory and environmental matters, consultation and accommodation and governance. Jaimie also acts for numerous construction companies including general contractors and sub contractors. 

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Jaimie Lickers is an associate in Gowling WLG's Hamilton office. A member of the advocacy ...

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