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Surf clam controversy: Federal bid for reconciliation lands in court – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 8, 2018 HALIFAX _ One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s signature bids to promote reconciliation with Indigenous groups in Atlantic Canada is now facing a court challenge and allegations of conflict of interest. The mounting complaints stem from a decision by Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc to award a potentially lucrative Arctic surf […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201882 Views

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A seafood empire and a court battle over Trudeau’s push for Indigenous reconciliation – CBC

Arctic surf clam case lands in Federal Court, revealing First Nations divisions and Clearwater’s manoeuvring May 07, 2018 One of the Trudeau government’s signature acts of Indigenous reconciliation is being challenged in court, exposing the fierce competition between First Nations for a shellfish quota worth millions — and the jockeying by one of Canada’s leading […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 201889 Views

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Supreme Court has failed to secure economic rights: Brian Lee Crowley – Telegraph-Journal

April 21, 2018 When I use a word, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less. At least that’s how Lewis Carroll might have written the Court’s decision in the Comeau “free the beer” case, had he been a member of that august […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2018105 Views

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Supreme Court decision on cross border booze could rewrite trade rules – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 19, 2018 OTTAWA _ A Supreme Court of Canada decision coming today about a New Brunswick man’s cross-border booze run could profoundly shake up the rules on interprovincial trade. In October 2012, Gerard Comeau of Tracadie, N.B., drove across the border to Quebec to buy several cases of beer and three bottles […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 2018124 Views

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Minister Dempster Reaffirms Provincial Commitment to Address Over-Representation of Indigenous Children and Youth in Care – Government of NL

January 26, 2018 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, following a meeting with federal, provincial, territorial and National Indigenous Organizations held in Ottawa this week, is reaffirming the province’s commitment to address the over-representation of Indigenous children and youth in care. This week’s meeting examined key causes that lead to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2018113 Views

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Indigenous sale of moose meat a murky territory, despite court ruling – CBC

New Brunswick Court of Appeal said provincial policy circumvented Indigenous treaty rights Jan 25, 2018 Indigenous hunters looking to sell moose meat to other New Brunswickers are facing legal uncertainty after a Court of Appeal decision last year. The top court in New Brunswick labelled a restrictive provincial policy on hunting permits “unfair and oppressive” […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2018122 Views

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Charged with illegal fishing, Mi’kmaw man seeks to redefine Supreme Court’s Marshall decision – CBC

Civil action could have wide-reaching impact on Indigenous access to natural resources Nov 17, 2017 Exactly 18 years after the Supreme Court of Canada issued a clarification of its ruling on Indigenous peoples’ right to fish, a Mi’kmaw fisherman from New Brunswick’s lawsuit against the Crown will be in court — hoping to clear it […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2017149 Views

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Mi’kmaq band awarded $75,000 in court costs in gas storage project appeal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 30, 2017  HALIFAX _ A Mi’kmaq band has been awarded $75,000 in court costs as part of its battle against an energy company’s plan to store natural gas in underground caverns in central Nova Scotia. A provincial Supreme Court judge quashed the province’s rejection of the Indian Brook band’s appeal of the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2017109 Views

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Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay

Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY, ON, Sept. 25, 2017   – Today in Thunder Bay the lawsuit filed by the Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations against Canada and Ontario will commence at the Thunder Bay Court House. In September 2014 the Robinson-Huron Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 2017152 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision – Time to Implement UN Declaration

July 26, 2017 (Regina SK,) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded today to the Supreme Court of Canada decisions today in the Chippewas of the Thames and Clyde River cases dealing with Indigenous peoples right to consultation and accommodation. “It’s clear today that our right to consultation and accommodation must […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 2017235 Views

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