Can the Sinixt Nation secure a seat at the Columbia River Treaty negotiation table? Keith Brown speaks with CBC News

10 novembre 2023

Keith Brown, an Indigenous and Environmental Law associate in Gowling WLG's Vancouver office, recently sat down with CBC News to discuss emerging issues regarding the duty to consult and the negotiation of international treaties.

"Even if its legally unclear whether or not the government has to do it, there is nothing stopping the government from consulting, from engaging nations at the negotiation table, if they think it's a good idea to do." – Keith Brown

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Sinixt want a say in Columbia River Treaty renegotiations

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