Aboriginal Caselaw Summary: Ahousaht First Nation v. Canada (Fisheries and Oceans)

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Aboriginal Law Group

The Federal Court of Canada's decision in Ahousaht First Nation v. Canada (Fisheries and Oceans) is significant in that it emphasizes the reciprocal duty of First Nations in the consultation process, clarifies the nature of that duty and provides commentary on what comprises adequate and appropriate consultation.