Dionne Schulze is a law firm providing legal advice and representation in both litigation and negotiations. We work mainly in the field of Aboriginal law. read more
We are bilingual, trained in both common law and Quebec civil law, and have experience before the courts at all levels. read more
From September 9th to 12th, 2013, a hearing of the Specific Claims Tribunal took place in the Atikamekw community of Opitciwan. The Tribunal moved to the community in order to hear the elder witnesses explain what the Atikamekw of Opitciwan had lived through when their lands were flooded due to the Watering of the Gouin Reservoir in 1918 and the subsequent enhancements made to the Gouin dam’s crest.
David Schulze named the Best Lawyers’ 2014 Montréal Aboriginal Law “Lawyer of the Year”
Education on reserve is a vehicle that often fails to reach its goal: graduating students from high school ready for the job market or post-secondary education. In February, Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan announced that the most important element in his plan to reform education on reserve will be new standards and new structures. In other words, he believes that if you were in a very old car, heading down a bumpy road, unsure of whether you had enough gas, your best help would be a new driver, armed with a new manual.
The Innu Council of Ekuanitshit has filed an appeal to a Federal Court decision stating despite the court’s finding, its people were not properly consulted on the Lower Churchill hydro development and their concerns of environmental impacts not fairly addressed.