IBA Economic Value an Aboriginal Right Entitled to Protection through Honour of the Crown

On July 19, 2021, the Federal Court of Canada released its decision in Ermineskin Cree Nation v Canada (Environment and Climate Change), 2021. This decision is significant as it holds that economic benefits stemming from an Impact Benefit Agreement (“IBA”) are Aboriginal rights which must be considered by the Crown when meeting its duty to consult obligations.

To read the full article, click here.