The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) rendered its decision in Ktunaxa Nation v. British Columbia (Forest, Lands and Natural Resources Operations) on November 2, 2017. This decision has important implications for both project proponents and Aboriginal groups in Canada.
The Ktunaxa National Council represents the four Ktunaxa communities in Canada ...
On January 8, 2013, the Federal Court released its decision in Daniels v Canada, 2013 FC 6, a case involving the scope of the word “Indian” under section 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1867. The plaintiffs sought a declaration that Métis and non-status Indians (“MNSI”) are “Indians” for the purposes of section 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1867.
The Court ...
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