Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Indigenous Rights

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Author: 
Shari Narine
Source: 
Windspeaker News

The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a federal appellate court’s decision that says the duty to consult does not play a role in the law-making process. The Mikisew Cree Nation challenged of two omnibus bills brought in by the Harper government. According to Mikisew Cree Nation lead counsel Robert Janes with JFK Law Group, this ruling means that First Nations must fight each decision.

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