Aboriginal Economic Development

We advise Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal clients on issues related to the duty to consult including drafting associated documents including impact benefit agreements, access agreements, participation agreements and memoranda of understanding, participation agreements and exploration agreements.

We also advise Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal clients on transactions involving Aboriginal communities and projects or off reserve including corporate structuring; joint ventures, partnership agreements, debt and equity financing including social bonds, commercial agreements, in the mining, forestry, energy, mining, cannabis, tourism areas and commercial real estate areas.

We also advise on opportunities for Aboriginal clients in the financial services area including cooperatives, money service businesses, scholarship plans, credit unions, lending institutions and investment funds.