Thomas Isaac Authors Authoritative Resource on Aboriginal Law



Aboriginal Law, Fifth Edition by Thomas Isaac has now been released by Thomson Reuters. This comprehensive text highlights the most important aspects of Canadian law, its impact on Aboriginal peoples, and their relationship with the wider Canadian society.

Throughout the text, Thomas provides detailed, insightful commentary on many important areas related to Aboriginal law including Aboriginal Rights and Title, Modern Treaties and Land Claims Agreements, Indian Reserve Land and Related Tax Matters, Métis Rights and the Crown’s Duty to Consult.

This newest edition features new sections on: Reconciliation, Anti-corruption Initiatives, Engaging the Honour of the Crown, multiple aspects of the Duty to Consult, including Causal Connection and Potential Adverse Effects, Remedies and Declaratory Relief.

Aboriginal Law, Fifth Edition is an essential resource for any practitioner, academic, policymaker or student of this rapidly developing area of law.

To learn more about Aboriginal law, Fifth Edition, or to order a copy, visit


Lexpert’s 8th Annual Aboriginal Law Course, Led by Thomas Isaac

Thomas Isaac will lead Lexpert ’s 8th Annual Aboriginal Law Course being held on November 30, 2016. This is a fully accredited in-class program and live webinar.

Course highlights include:

  • Update on the latest consultation and Aboriginal law related cases
  • Consultation best practices and project proponents
  • Partnership of the joint working group and the launch of “Walking Together: Ontario’s Long-Term Strategy to End Violence Against Indigenous Women” (case study)
  • Advancing reconciliation through partnership with Indigenous peoples
  • Update on Métis-related matters
  • Reconciliation with Métis and other section 35 Aboriginal peoples
  • Update on Canada’s endorsement of the United Nations declaration on the rights on Indigenous peoples

Thomas will be joined by respected guest speakers, including Brian Dominique and Erin Craddock of Cassels Brock.

To learn more about this seminar, or to register, visit


About Thomas Isaac

Thomas Isaac is a nationally recognized authority in the area of Aboriginal law, advising business and government clients across Canada on Aboriginal legal matters and related environmental assessments, negotiations and regulatory and constitutional issues. Learn more about Tom here.