Matrimonial Real Property Rights on Reserve


Course Date: June 01, 2018

Total: 4h 57min

Welcome and Opening Prayer

Elder
Bonnie M. LeonardShuswap Nation Tribal Council, Kamloops
Andrew OuchterlonyDepartment of Justice, INAC Legal Services, Gatineau

Matrimonial Real Property on Reserve Lands and Overview of the Family Homes on Reserve and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act

• the issue of matrimonial real property (MRP) on reserves
• history and context of the legislation
content of the legislation
• caselaw
• resources

Andrew OuchterlonyDepartment of Justice, INAC Legal Services, Gatineau
Christopher E. Angeconeb LL.B — MRP Specialist - East (MB, ON, English QC & Atlantic Region), Centre of Excellence for Matrimonial Real Property, Ontario

Break


Application of the Family Homes on Reserve and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act

• consideration and discussion of a variety of scenarios based on real-life situations

Andrew Ouchterlony — Department of Justice, INAC Legal Services, Gatineau
Kathy McCue — MRP Specialist – West (NT, BC, AB, SK), Centre of Excellence for Matrimonial Real Property, Ontario


Questions and Discussion


Networking Lunch (Provided)


The FHRMIRA On the Ground: First Nations Lawmaking in BC

  • Creating MRP law for communities
  • First Nations Land Management Regime
  • Interplay between land management, housing, residency and matrimonial property
  • Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc: a BC First Nation’s experience in lawmaking
    • Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc Land Regime
    • identifying the benefits of creating your community’s own MRP Law
    • creating Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc MRP law: challenges and how we overcame them 
    • interplay between lands, housing, matrimonial property, and taxation                                  

Andrew Beynon — Law Making & Enforcement Advisor, First Nations Land Management Resource Centre, Sutton West
Rosanne Casimir —
 Councillor, Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc, Kamloops
Bonnie M. LeonardShuswap Nation Tribal Council, Kamloops


Questions and Discussion


Break


The FHRMIRA On the Ground: Individual Rights and Protections

• accessing individual rights and protections under FHRMIRA from the courts in BC
• practice and procedure
• mediation
• practical issues

Anja P. BrownMandell Pinder LLP, Vancouver
Bonnie M. LeonardShuswap Nation Tribal Council, Kamloops

Kelly H. RussKelly Harvey Russ Personal Law Corporation, West Vancouver


Questions and Discussion