Year: 2021

Nuchatlaht Land Back | Part 2: UNDRIP

In the first-ever title case argued in B.C. since the province introduced UNDRIP legislation, Crown lawyers assert the nation lost territorial rights by not consistently occupying their lands. Jack Woodward, Q.C explains the importance of UNDRIP and how it applies to the ongoing title case of Nuchatlaht. Watch the full video on the Indigenous Law […]

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Nuchatlaht Land Back | Part 1: Abandonment

In the first-ever title case argued in B.C. since the province introduced UNDRIP legislation, Crown lawyers assert the nation lost territorial rights by not consistently occupying their lands. Jack Woodward, Q.C explains how this defence of abandonment is a procedural barrier and the Province has purposefully taken up this phoney defence to delay justice. Watch […]

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The New Indigenous Law Youtube Channel

Welcome to the Indigenous Law Youtube Channel with Jack Woodward, Q.C. On this channel, you will find a variety of videos that will cover everything related to Indigenous law. You can watch a quick introduction where Jack Woodward discusses what this channel is all about by clicking HERE.    

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British Columbians in for a big adjustment with Aboriginal title settlement, lawyer says

British Columbians in for a big adjustment with Aboriginal title settlement, lawyer says British Columbians are in for a big shock when ownership of large parts of the province switches from the Crown to First Nations, says Aboriginal rights and title lawyer Jack Woodward. Woodward, who acts on behalf of First Nations in court, believes […]

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B.C. Supreme Court sets trial date set for Nuchatlaht First Nation’s historic land title case

B.C. Supreme Court sets trial date set for Nuchatlaht First Nation’s historic land title case The First Nation received its trial date last month after filing a case in 2017 to officially recognize its right and title to territory on the north of Nootka Island, off the west coast of Vancouver Island. Jack Woodward, the […]

Two New Legal Wins for First Nation vs. Fish Farms

Two New Legal Wins for First Nation vs. Fish Farms The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation recently won two important legal victories against big Norwegian-owned salmon farming companies. Lawyer Jack Woodward explained in a recent video how Mowi and Cermaq tried – and failed – to derail this small nation from Kingcome Inlet’s federal court challenges to […]

Jack Woodward Speaks on Radio West with Sarah Penton

Jack Woodward, Q.C. speaks on Radio West with Sarah Penton about B.C. seeking legal advice on whether it can limit non-essential travel from out of province. Click HERE to listen.

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Jack Woodward to Speak at the Aboriginal Litigation Conference Hosted by the Pacific Business & Law Institute on January 12th. 

Jack Woodward to Speak at the Aboriginal Litigation Conference Hosted by the Pacific Business & Law Institute on January 12th.   Jack Woodward, Q.C will be speaking at the Aboriginal Litigation Conference hosted by the Pacific Business & Law Institute on January 12th. While there are a number of legal professionals speaking on a variety […]

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