Hannah’s practice focuses on the economic development of First Nations in B.C. and the Yukon. She advises First Nations governments and businesses on:
- Real property and lands matters
- Treaty negotiation and implementation
- Government to government negotiations and reconciliation initiatives
- Aboriginal rights and title
- Indian Act matters and other governance issues.
Hannah also advises on corporate/commercial matters including commercial transactions, development and construction, sales and leasing, asset and share sales, and all other corporate matters.
Hannah is a member of the Métis Nation of B.C., with her family originating from the Esketemc First Nation.
- Succeeded in arguing a breach of fiduciary duty by Canada against the Osoyoos Indian Band as the first claimant to be heard in by the Specific Claims Tribunal (Osoyoos Indian Band v. HMTQ, 2012 SCTC 3
News, Publications & Presentations
In The Community
- Member, BC Cancer Foundation Inspiration Gala Committee
- Director, Atira Women’s Resource Society
- Director, Compass Community School
- Volunteer, Federal Liberal campaign, Jody Wilson-Raybould
- Served for three years as executive on the Aboriginal Lawyers Forum
- Served for three years on the NAIOP Developing Leaders Committee
- Served for one year on the ICSC Next Generation Committee
Year Of Call
- British Columbia, 2011
- Yukon, 2012
- J.D. – University of British Columbia, 2010
- B.A. – Simon Fraser University, 2004