On May 8, 2013, Alberta’s Aboriginal Relations Minister introduced Bill 22, the Aboriginal Consultation Levy Act, into the Legislature in an effort to provide Aboriginal groups in Alberta with the capacity and funding...more
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On March 18, 2013, the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed that Ontario has the right to “take up” Crown land for mining and forestry without federal authorization. This ruling confirms that in exercising its rights and powers...more
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A recent Federal Court decision clarifies and extends federal jurisdiction to Métis and non-status Indians. This ruling is significant because there could be broad financial and policy implications for the federal government....more
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