ALDRIDGE, James R.




Author Tags: First Nations

With Terry Fenge, Aldridge has co-edited Keeping Promises: The Royal Proclamation of 1763, Aboriginal Rights, and Treaties of Canada (McGill-Queens $34.95), a collection of essays that marks the 250th anniversary of King George III's proclamation in 1763 that reserved lands west of the Appalachian Mountains for Indians and required the Crown to purchase Indian land through treaties that were to be negotiated without coercion and in public. 978-0-7735-4587-8

As Barrister and Solicitor with Rosenbloom & Aldridge of Vancouver, James R. Aldridge Q.C. is a member of the British Columbia Bar and has been an Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia. He has represented the Nisga’a Nation in treaty negotiations since 1980, and was Lead Counsel during most of that time. He is a member of the legal team representing the Manitoba Métis Federation in its current legal action in respect of Métis land rights under the Manitoba Act. Mr. Aldridge has also represented a number of other clients in the areas of Aboriginal law, as well as immigration, constitutional and administrative law. He enjoys lecturing and teaching and routinely participates in or chairs various committees and conferences in the legal community.

[BCBW 2016] "Law" "First Nations"