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Europe's First Test Under CETA: Nationalist Quivers In Italy
The European agriculture sector, renowned for its political influence, has not taken long to consider protective measures to buttress itself from the competitive pressures flowing from CETA.
7 Jun 2018
Supreme Court Of British Columbia Confirms Municipalities Have No Independent Duty To Consult With First Nations
In Neskonlith Indian Band v. Salmon Arm (City), 2012 BCSC 499, the Supreme Court of British Columbia dismissed the Neskonlith Indian Band's petition to quash a development permit issued by the City of Salmon Arm permitting the construction of a shopping centre development on private lands.
23 Apr 2012
Keewatin Decision Potentially Invalidates Ontario Licences And Leases Granted Within Treaty Lands
In its recent decision in Keewatin v. Minister of Natural Resources ("Keewatin"), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that the Province of Ontario does not have the authority under either Treaty 3 (described below) or the Constitution Act, 1867 to "take up" tracts of land for forestry within lands subject to Treaty 3 that were added to Ontario in 1912 (the "Keewatin Lands") so as to limit the right to hunt and fish guaranteed to the plaintiffs under the Treaty.
30 Aug 2011
Modern Treaties and the Duty to Consult: "Little Salmon" Revisited
On August 15, 2008 the Yukon Court of Appeal issued its decision in Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation v. Yukon (Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources), 2008 YKCA 13. This is the first appellate level court to consider the duty to consult described by the Supreme Court of Canada in Haida and Mikisew in the context of a modern treaty.
29 Sep 2008
Osoyoos Indian Band And Merit Mining Corp. Achieve Milestone Impacts And Benefits Agreement
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP assisted Merit Mining Corp. (TSX: MEM) to negotiate and conclude an Impact and Benefits Agreement (IBA) with the Osoyoos Indian Band.
19 Jun 2008
First Nation Blockade Where First Nation Refused To Consult Leads To Injunction
On February 12, 2008, Associate Chief Justice Cunningham of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released his reasons for the September 27, 2007 injunction order in favour of Frontenac Ventures Corporation ("FVC") and against the Ardoch Algonquin First Nation (the "AAFN") and the Shabot Obaadjiwan First Nation ("Shabot"), its leaders and its members.
13 May 2008
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