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SCC affirms Ontario's jurisdiction to "take up" lands in Treaty 3
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 15 2014

On July 11, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released its unanimous decision in Grassy Narrows First Nation v. Ontario (Natural Resources


School Board taught a costly lesson: court upholds reinstatement with 10 years of back pay
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • October 6 2014

Ms. Fair was employed by the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (the "Board") from 1988 to 2004, when her employment was terminated. During her


Jurisdiction and justiciability: Hupacasath First Nation v. Canada shows few decisions shielded from judicial authority
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • March 16 2015

In the January 9, 2015 noteworthy decision Hupacasath First Nation v. Canada (Attorney General), the Federal Court of Appeal provided clarity on two


The post-Tsilhqot’in world: Court rejects first nation’s assertion of Crown obligation to negotiate and settle litigated claims
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • September 26 2014

In one of the first British Columbia decisions to consider whether new or enhanced obligations flow to the Crown from the Supreme Court of Canada's


Bill 3: proposed reform or an infringement of constitutional rights?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 3 2014

Anyone who is unfamiliar with Québec’s current events and public debates might be puzzled by the sight of police officers wearing funky cargo pants


BC Supreme Court confirms no freestanding government duty to negotiate
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • October 2 2014

In Sam v. British Columbia, 2014 BCSC 1783, the British Columbia Supreme Court confirmed that the federal and provincial governments (the Crown) are


The SCC on treaty rights in Grassy Narrows First Nation v Ontario (Natural Resources)
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • July 11 2014

Call it the Supreme Court's summer of Aboriginal law: Just a little over two weeks after releasing a landmark decision on Aboriginal title


The Tsilhqot’in decision: a view from Quebec
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 23 2014

On June 26, 2014 the Supreme Court of Canada recognized for the first time a First Nation's Aboriginal title over an area outside a reserve in


Supreme Court of Canada ruling in Tsilhqot’in: aboriginal title and the common law
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2014

On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered a decision confirming aboriginal title to approximately five percent of the Tsilhqot’in First


Ontario can “take up” lands under Treaty 3 without seeking federal approval
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 11 2014

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision in the Keewatin case, confirming that Ontario can “take up” lands in Treaty 3, in northwestern Ontario, without requiring preapproval from the federal government