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An Introduction to Inuit Rights and Arctic Sovereignty

The rapidly changing climate in the Arctic is opening up the possibility of exploiting the natural resources contained in the Arctic Ocean seabed.  Arctic and non-Arctic States are angling to gain control over these resources that were previously locked below the sea ice.   What cannot be forgotten in the focus on State sovereignty over the […]

Authors:

Robin Campbell
Robin Campbell
Robin Campbell is a lawyer with Hutchins Legal Inc., specializing in Aboriginal and international law. Robin is part of the Hutchins Legal team, led by Peter W. Hutchins, which has been examining the rights of Inuit in the Arctic Ocean and Canada’s Arctic sovereignty. Over the past five years, Hutchins Legal has been commissioned by Senator Watt to produce a series of papers on these issues. This article builds on this work.
 

Viewpoint 38-6: A Bench Mark case indeed!

Just as we were preparing the final touches to this issue of LawNow, my editorial assistant reminded me that we did not have a Viewpoint column. Perhaps I can blame the lead-up to summer time that this omission had slipped my notice.  However, we were handed a gift by the Supreme Court of Canada on […]

Authors:

Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell is the Acting Editor and Legal Writer for LawNow Magazine at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. www.cplea.ca
 


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