John Olynyk Quoted in a Lexpert Magazine Article About Indigenous Rights
Lawson Lundell lawyer John Olynyk was quoted in a Lexpert Magazine article titled, 'First Nations' interests guide the courts.' The article discusses how the courts are paying more attention to Indigenous rights, particularly in relation to the impact of energy and infrastructure projects on traditional ways of life.
“Where communities decide that the benefits that flow to them through an impact benefit agreement outweigh the environmental impacts, and where there are commitments made to manage impacts that are acceptable to the community, then communities will support development.” Olynyk said.
Read the full article, which featured in Lexpert's Special Edition on Energy, here.