First Nation Agreements

InterGroup provides negotiation support to clients related to project development agreements with First Nations, including analysis of benefit sharing frameworks, and settlement agreements with First Nations addressing compensation for impacts from past projects.

First Nation Settlement Agreements with BC Hydro

Client
First Nation Communities in Northern British Columbia (British Columbia)

Dates
2001 - 2009

Team
Cam Osler, Andrew McLaren, Roberta Connon, Mona Pollitt-Smith, Denis De Pape

InterGroup provided technical advice and support to two northern British Columbia First Nations during negotiations for separate settlement agreements with BC Hydro and British Columbia related to impacts experienced by each First Nation as a result of the development of the W.A.C. Bennett Dam and the Williston Reservoir.

The negotiations resulted in settlement agreements and compensation from BC Hydro for each First Nation.

For more info contact: Cam Osler, Andrew McLaren


Mayo Hydro Enhancement Project (Mayo B) - First Nation Agreement

Client
Yukon Energy Corporation (Yukon)

Dates
2008 - 2011

Team
Cam Osler, Patrick Bowman, Mona Pollitt-Smith

Working with Yukon Energy and its legal counsel, provided expert advice and support for negotiation of a Project Agreement and subsequent Investment Agreement with the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun.

For more info contact: Cam Osler, Mona Pollitt-Smith


Carmacks-Stewart Transmission Project - First Nations Agreement

Client
Yukon Energy Corporation (Yukon)

Dates
2005 - 2007

Team
Cam Osler, Mona Pollitt-Smith

Working with Yukon Energy and its legal counsel, InterGroup provided expert advice and support for negotiation of a Project Agreement with three First Nations.

For more info contact: Cam Osler, Mona Pollitt-Smith