Impact benefit agreements (“IBAs”) between industrial proponents and Indigenous groups are becoming an important way for proponents to address regulatory risks and for Indigenous groups to benefit from industrial development in their traditional areas. Because IBAs may contain commercially sensitive information such as financial contributions, employment ...
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