In what’s considered a huge win for the City of Burnaby’s legal battle to stop the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, the National Energy Board struck down the company’s application to forbid Burnaby city staff from blocking the pipeline company’s test drilling on Burnaby Mountain in a protected conservation area.
Ratcliff lawyers succeed before Specific Claims Tribunal with finding that Canada breached its fiduciary duty to the Huu-ay-aht First Nations
Ratcliff lawyers John Rich, Kate Blomfield and Emma Hume succeed in securing the Specific Claim Tribunal’s first compensation decision, successfully arguing that Canada breached its fiduciary duty to the Huu-ay-aht First Nations (“HFN”) multiple times and the HFN must be compensated.
Ratcliff gets the Supreme Court to set aside the approval of the Whistler Official Community Plan for failure to consult the Squamish and Lil’wat Nations
Ratcliff lawyers Greg McDade and Peter Millerd successfully applied on behalf of the Squamish Nation and the Lil’wat Nation to set aside the decision of the Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development to approve the Official Community Plan (OCP) of the Resort Municipality of Whistler.
Ratcliff gets the Supreme Court to set aside the province’s timber allocation decision for failure to consult Ehattesaht First Nation
Ratcliff lawyers Matt Kirchner and Ava Murphy successfully applied on behalf of Ehattesaht First Nation to set aside the Ministry of Forests’ decision to return over 1 million cubic meters of surplus timber that was available for reallocation to the control of Western Forest Products Inc.
Ratcliff lawyer Greg McDade speaks out on behalf of his client, the City of Burnaby, on the issue of the National Energy Board cutting all cross-examination from the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline review process.
Ratcliff lawyers get injunction to stop opening of herring fishery on west coast of Vancouver Island
Ratcliff lawyers Matt Kirchner and Lisa Glowacki successfully applied on behalf of five Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations for an injunction blocking the opening this year of a herring fishery on the west coast of Vancouver Island.
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