Collection Spotlight - September 18, 2018

Essentials of Canadian Aboriginal Law – 2018

By Kerry Wilkins

KM208.I5W55 2018

Kerry Wilkins, a leading practitioner in constitutional and Aboriginal law, takes a deep dive into the fundamentals of Canadian law and Indigenous peoples. Designed as an objective snapshot of the current state of the law, this book offers practitioners a practical overview of the relationships between Canadian constitutional law, federal non-criminal statue law, and Indigenous people in Canada.

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches

Litigating Competition Law in Canada – 2018

Edited by Nikiforos Iatrou

KN266 .I38 2018

Featuring contributions from leading competition litigators, this book covers a range of topics including, the various participants, the different investigations and proceedings that can occur, constitutional issues that can arise, the Commissioner’s powers of investigation, class action litigation, expert evidence, and criminal offences under the Competition Act.

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches

Mining Law of Canada – 2018

By Dwight Newman

KN87 .N485 2018

A comprehensive overview of mining law, this text examines topics such as mineral rights, transactional provisions, foreign investment issues, financing and securities, mining operations, taxation matters, and extraterritorial regulation of Canadian mining companies abroad.

Available at the Kamloops, Prince George, Vancouver and Victoria branches

Sovereignty’s Entailments: First Nation State Formation in the Yukon – 2017

By Paul Nadasdy

KM208 .I5 N33 2017

Paul Nadasdy examines the complexities surrounding the land claims and self-government agreements which frame the government-to-government relationships that grant First Nations in the Yukon degrees of governance over their peoples, resources, and lands. The book examines the cultural impact of these agreements, which are deeply rooted in the concepts of statehood and sovereignty.

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches

Notable New Editions
Sopinka and Gelowitz on the Conduct of an Appeal – 4th Edition, 2018

By John Sopinka, Mark A. Gelowtiz, W. David Rankin

KN350 .S66 2018

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches

Principles of Property Law – 7th Edition, 2018

By Bruce Ziff

KN50 .Z53 2018

Available at the Kamloops, New Westminster and Victoria branches