28 03, 2018

Williams Lake Indian Band v Canada (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2018 SCC 4

2018-09-11T11:41:14+00:00

Williams Lake Indian Band v Canada considers [1] an appeal from the Federal Court of Appeal that set aside a decision from the Specific Claims Tribunal. The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) found that Canada was liable for breach of it legal and fiduciary duty under s.14(1)(b), 14(1)(c), and 14(2) pursuant to the Specific Claims Tribunal [...]

Williams Lake Indian Band v Canada (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2018 SCC 42018-09-11T11:41:14+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