Join us for this webinar as Tom Isaac discusses the implications of UNDRIP and FPIC in the Canadian context. Over the course of the webinar, Tom will differentiate between perception and fact regarding UNDRIP and FPIC and will discuss the legal and policy issues facing Canada regarding both.
Tom Isaac is a nationally recognized authority in the area of Aboriginal law. He leads Osler’s Aboriginal Law Group and advises clients across Canada on Aboriginal legal matters and related environmental assessment, regulatory, negotiations, and constitutional issues.
Tom regularly negotiates on behalf of industry and governments in respect of impact, benefit and access agreements with Aboriginal groups, and he advises on Aboriginal consultation and accommodation processes and agreements. He is a former Chief Treaty Negotiator for the Government of British Columbia and former Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for establishing Nunavut for the Government of the Northwest Territories.