Three More Native Legal Wins in Fisheries

Not every native legal win qualifies. Having said that they are still native wins! Read my full article on First Perspective – Three More Native Legal Wins in Fisheries (but I’m not counting them!). Taken together, these three fishery rulings, on both coasts, show that natives are assuming their new mantle as ‘Resource Rulers’ in a responsible and fair-minded fashion. It appears,...

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Native Legal Win #153

 As the year comes to a close, one particular native legal wins stands out in underscoring the power of the native legal winning streak.This Fall, the BC Court of Appeal ruled that the Chemainus Wells Project – to tap into potable water in an aquifer situated under the neighbouring Halalt First Nation reserve – should remain operationally delayed on account of deficiencies in...

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