Houston BarnabyFounding Partner, Indigenous Treaty Partners

    Mi’kmaw from Listuguj, QC, Houston is an Indigenous Rights lawyer who has represented the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs in areas of Governance and has gained industry knowledge and experience negotiating Impact Benefit Agreements with proponents in the Province during that time. Houston is also a Board member for the Nova Scotia Community College Foundation, whose mission is dedicated to helping students in financial need and improving access to education.

    Growing up on a First Nation’s reserve, Houston has seen first hand the importance for all levels of government to come together to find a solution that respects the inherent right of the First Nations to govern themselves and the needs of surrounding communities. Houston is passionate about bridging the gap between stakeholders and rightsholders for a stronger Canada, together.

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