Allison Thornton

Presenter, “Implications of Bill S-8 and Federal Drinking Water Regulation in First Nation Communities”, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Water Strategy Session, Winnipeg, March 28, 2012

Presenter, “Implications of Bill S-8 and Federal Drinking Water Regulation in First Nation Communities”, Ontario First Nations Technical Services Water Symposium, Niagara Falls, March 20-21, 2012

Presenter, Water Strategy Session, Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs’ Assembly, December 2011

Co-Chair and Presenter, “Implications of Federal Regulation of Drinking Water in First Nation Communities” at Insight Aboriginal Lands and Water conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 26, 2010
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Co-author - "Supreme Court of Canada Affirms Monetary Damages for a Charter Breach as a Viable Civil Claim: Vancouver (City) v. Ward, July 2010".
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Presenter, “Municipalities and the Duty to Consult with First Nations: The Case for a Proactive Approach”, White Duncan & Linton LLP Municipal Law Seminar, Cambridge, Ontario, October 30, 2009”

Speaker - "At Regulatory Crossroads Without A Map: Impact on First Nations of Unregulated Water and Wastewater Systems", 2008 First Nations Water Symposium, Niagara Falls, Ontario, March 18, 2008.

Lecturer - "Hill v. Hamilton Wentworth Police Services Board: Implications for Professional Liability in Tort Law", University of Windsor Law School, Windsor, Ontario, February 12, 2008.

Co-author - "Charter Dialogue Revisited - Or "Much Ado about Metaphors", (2007) 45 Osgoode Hall L.J. 1-65. (This article was the subject of a symposium in the Osgoode Hall Law Journal, with six commentaries on the article published in the same issue and a reply by my co-authors and me, Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Spring 2007 (Volume 45, No. 1).

Presenter - "Implications of R. v. Kapp: Applying the Charter to Governments' Arrangements with First Nations", 5th Annual Aboriginal Law Forum, Insight Information, Toronto, Ontario, November 20-21, 2006.

Presenter - "The Challenge of Co-ordinate Responsibility on First Nations Water and Wastewater Infrastructure", Eastern Canada Aboriginal Housing Forum, Insight Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, October 12-13, 2006.

Co-author - "The Canadian Common Law of Privilege: A Road Map for American Corporate Counsel", 2006 American Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting, October 23-25, 2006

Contributor – “Annual Survey of Developments in Civil Procedure” in Watson and McGowan, Ontario Civil Practice, 2004-2007 (Thomson Carswell)

Presenter - "Administrative Responsibilities and Liabilities: What You Need to Know", Building Water and Wastewater Infrastructure, Aboriginal Institute, Winnipeg, June 18, 2003.

Presenter - "The First Nations Legal Framework and Risk Management", Developing Water & Wastewater Infrastructure for First Nations Communities, Aboriginal Forum, Vancouver, June 4, 2003.

Presenter - "Administrative Responsibilities and Liabilities: What You Need To Know", Building Water & Wastewater Infrastructure for Healthy Aboriginal Communities and Economic Development, Aboriginal Management Institute conference, Toronto, February 19, 2003.

Interview - "Quality of water on aboriginal reserves in Ontario", Reuters, July 9, 2001 and CBC Radio Sudbury, July 10, 2001

Contributor - "Judicial Power and Canadian Democracy", Paul Howe and Peter Russell (eds.), (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001).

Panelist - "Guiding the Rule of Law in the 21st Century", Ottawa: Institute for Research on Public Policy, Political Law Development Initiative and the Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa, 17 April 1999.

Co-author - "A Reply to six degrees of dialogue", Osgoode Hall L. J. 529, 37, 1999.

Co-author - "The Charter Dialogue Between Courts and Legislatures", Osgoode Hall Law Journal. 75, 35, 1997.


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