28 03, 2018

Briefs at Brief: Recently Decided Indigenous Case Law

2018-09-11T11:40:58+00:00

R v Reynolds, 2017 NBCA 36 Subject : Fish and wildlife offences- illegal sale of moose Facts: The Aboriginal defendant killed a moose and traded its meat to K for a car. K, a non-Aboriginal person, was charged with unlawfully possessing and trading moose meat under Fish and Wildlife Act. The Defendant was charged as an [...]

Briefs at Brief: Recently Decided Indigenous Case Law2018-09-11T11:40:58+00:00
11 09, 2017

Attorney General of Canada v Huu-ay-aht First Nation

2018-09-11T11:41:24+00:00

Attorney General of Canada drops appeal of Specific Claims Tribunal decision On September 5 2017, Canada withdrew its application for a judicial review of the Specific Claims Tribunal decision in Attorney General of Canada v Huu-ay-aht First Nation. While disagreeing with the Tribunal’s formula for awarding compensation, the government acknowledged that Huu-ay-aht Nation has waited [...]

Attorney General of Canada v Huu-ay-aht First Nation2018-09-11T11:41:24+00:00
10 08, 2017

Impact of New Specific Claims Tribunal Decisions

2018-09-11T11:41:44+00:00

Beardy’s & Okemasis Band #96 and 97 v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development)   Huu-Ay-Aht First Nations v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development), 2016 SCTC 14   PDF Download     Word Download The [...]

Impact of New Specific Claims Tribunal Decisions2018-09-11T11:41:44+00:00
3 02, 2017

Huu-ay-aht First Nations v Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2016 SCTC 14

2017-06-09T11:00:25+00:00

By: Melodi Alopaeus & Nicole Wong Tomchuk PDF Download     Word Download On December 16, 2016, the Specific Claims Tribunal awarded the Huu-ay-aht First Nation (“HFN”) $13.88 million, marking the Tribunal’s first decision on compensation. The case concerns Canada’s issuance of long-term logging license on HFN’s reserve lands. Background The decision follows the Tribunal’s finding [...]

Huu-ay-aht First Nations v Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2016 SCTC 142017-06-09T11:00:25+00:00