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Financing a brighter future

Thursday, April 21, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Cherie Brant

Development on First Nations land is an important and increasingly necessary imperative. First Nations communities need massive infrastructure development but equally important are the needs to work alongside industry, attract outside investment and realize the value trapped in the lands that are governed by the Indian Act.

I started my legal practice with a simple goal in mind: to assist First Nations to become prosperous and sustainable. What I quickly learned was that the Indian Act had the effect of crippling progress and creating an unrelenting...