Three Indigenous women filed actions against Robert Riley Saunders in BC Supreme Court last week, bringing the total to five. The three women claim to have been made homeless due to Saunders' actions and placed in situations were they were exposed to drugs and sexual exploitation.
A social worker from British Columbia is alleged to have stolen thousands of dollars in financial benefits from children in care. Lawsuits have been filed on behalf of two youth in British Columbia Supreme Court. Both actions name social worker Robert Riley Saunders, the Ministr
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled against plans for seismic testing in Nunavut. Jerry Natanine, a former mayor of Clyde River, declared this a major victory for the Inuit way of life and their dependency on marine mammals.
Canada's Supreme Court has dimissed a request for an appeal from the Prophet River First Nation and West Moberly First Nation in British Columbia over their desire to halt construction on the controversial Site C dam.
A court case brought by two First Nations groups — the Inuit of Clyde River and the Anishinaabeg of Deshkaan Ziibing (known as Chippewas of the Thames First Nation) — against the federal government, is being heard by the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously ruled that Metis and non-status are "Indians" under the Constitution.
"Non-status Indians and Metis are 'Indians' under (the Constitution) and it is the federal government to whom they can turn," the unanimous 9-0 ruling said.
Estella Charleson isn’t the first aboriginal lawyer to be called to the bar in the Great Hall of the B.C. Supreme Court, but she was the first to do it Hesquiaht style.
A judge has refused to block British Columbia's government from auctioning off 15 logging licences within the traditional territory of a First Nation in the province's northeast.