Corporate & Native Resource Update: January 2013 Mid Report

Mid-January 2013 Report: Corporate – Crown – Native – Resource Issues from the perspective of Resource Rulers: Fortune and Folly on Canada’s Road to Resources Drums along the Rideau: Within the first month of Chief Theresa Spence’s ‘hunger strike’, natives won five superior court rulings relating to resources and native empowerment. (The first three were profiled in my...

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Attawapiskat Update: Native legal win #167

The Attawapiskat (third party management) win this week in Federal Court contains the following key sentences: The Attawapiskat First Nation are in a compulsory relationship with the Crown by virtue of the constitution and legislation. This is not a consensual submission to jurisdiction.” [61] (officials) never looked at any other remedy other than the appointment of a Third Party Manager...

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