A collection of documents supporting the land negotiations between Lake Cowichan First Nations and the Province of BC with timeline and Feasibility study for a Marina
Rights & Title
The Department of Fisheries and Ocean declared a surprise opening of a herring
fishery on the Central Coast that has been closed for nine years, without
Traditional knowledge and oral traditions history are crucial lines of evidence in Aboriginal claims litigation and alternative forms of resolution, most notably claims commissions.
The purpose of this paper is to use the recent William decision to illustrate that oral history is a source of information that provides a more complete understanding of the issues and legal tests involved in Aboriginal rights litigation and is often the only evidence available for Courts to cons
The proposed First Nations Property Ownership Act (FNPO) is an initiative that would “permit First Nations who wish to hold the legal title to their lands to do so; and ...
This paper considers the problem of domestic and international non-compliance with aboriginal customary law regarding traditional designs, ritual knowledge and other intellectual property.
This article provides an in-depth analysis of selective land use and resource management policies in the Province of Ontario, Canada.
In 2008, I wrote a paper primarily based on the Plaintiff’s Final Argument, which postulated that oral history is “... a source of information that provides a more complete understanding of the issues and legal tests involved in Aboriginal rights litigation.
This paper sets out to discuss aspects of the physical occupancy element of the test for Aboriginal title, and how Vickers J. interpreted and applied Marshall; Bernard in the recently released Tsilhqot’in Nation decision.