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Aboriginal Rights, Title and the Duty to Consult - A Primer

The doctrine of Aboriginal rights exists… because of one simple fact: when Europeans arrived in North America, Aboriginal peoples were already here,...

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Rio Tinto Decision

Rio Tinto v. British Columbia (Chief Inspector of Mines) [1] Supreme Court of Canada, 2010 In the 1950s, the government of BC authorized the building...

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Haida Nation v. British Columbia

Haida Nation v. British Columbia (Minister of Forests)[1]– Supreme Court of Canada, 2004 The Haida case is significant because a unanimous Supreme...

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Wah'nah'juss Hilth'hooiss (Meares Island). Photo: Raielene Langdon.

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Meares Island Case, 1985

Martin [1], Supreme Court & Court of Appeal of British Columbia 1985 - ongoing Banner of the Nuu-Chah-Nulth First Nations' People, the original...

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