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
“Appeal court postpones ruling that would have suspended Indian status registrations”, Law in Quebec, 3 July 2017 http://lawinquebec.com/appeal-court-postpones-ruling-suspended-indian-status-registrations/ The Quebec Court of Appeal granted a safeguard order today that temporarily postpones a court ruling – to the hearing date of August 9th, 2017 – that would have suspended new Indian status registrations as of July […]
“Plaintiffs in landmark Indian Act court case side with Senate, seek deadline extension”, National Post, 14 June 2017 http://nationalpost.com/g00/news/politics/plaintiffs-in-landmark-indian-act-court-case-side-with-senate-seek-deadline-extension/wcm/081c26ae-e178-48bd-abfa-94f2b104c07c?i10c.referrer= The government is rushing an Indian Act update through the Commons because of a court-mandated July 3 deadline, but it isn’t asking for an extension despite the court’s apparent openness to the idea and the plaintiffs’ […]
Federal and provincial governments “need” to demonstrate a “stronger engagement” towards conducting meaningful consultations with indigenous communities, according to a United Nations working group on business and human rights.
“What is an Indian”, Vice News Canada, 25 May 2017 https://news.vice.com/story/changes-to-canadas-indian-act-could-give-up-to-2-million-people-indian-status The Liberal government is planning to reject an amendment to the Indian Act proposed by the Senate that could give as many as two million Indigenous people Indian status. “Senators, government in another time-sensitive showdown — this time over the Indian Act”, National Post, […]