Historical Research & Analysis

We strive to provide clients with high-quality research products, analysis and advice. Our research is based on a wide variety of sources, including primary documents, published sources, traditional knowledge-holders and oral history. We have extensive knowledge of the litigation process and complex jurisdictional, historical, constitutional, legal, political and cross-cultural environments affecting litigation strategies.

Locomotive 34 miles ahead of track [Alberta] | Library and Archives Canada PA-021014

We offer a wide array of services, including:

  • Production of detailed research plans
  • Objective and concise writing of various kinds of reports
  • Analysis of litigation pleadings
  • Identification of relevant research and legal issues
  • Collaboration with legal counsel and other project leaders
  • Document management and scanning
  • Expert work
  • Specific Claims tribunal work
  • Oral and multimedia presentations
  • Project and budget management
  • Highly developed research abilities (archival sources, secondary sources, government records, maps and survey records, genealogical studies, scrip records, paylists, oral history)
  • Databases and spreadsheets to organize large amounts of information
  • Revising or supplementing previous work with new sources


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Canadian Pacific Railway Survey. Nipigon River. Split Rock / Library and Archives Canada PA-022576

Associated Services

  • Sketch Maps
  • Workshops and training
  • Genealogical charts
  • Recordings and transcripts of interviews