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    Articled Student

    Scott Parker is an articling student in the Yellowknife office of Lawson Lundell LLP.

    Scott graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law (with Distinction). Scott also holds a Master of Business Administration and a ...

Across the North, government procurement is big business. Governments strive to strike a balance between retaining procurement benefits (and dollars) in their own territories, while still providing value for tax payers. The Yukon Government recently overhauled its procurement policy to include advantages for Indigenous-owned businesses. Nunavut, through Nunavut ...

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The Yukon First Nations Business Registry (YFNBR) was the subject of judicial review adjudicated in the Supreme Court of Yukon in March and April of 2023. In two written decisions (the judicial review and the remedy ordered), Justice Kent criticised the opaque criteria for registering a business as a First Nations business.[1] Registration provides First Nations ...

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