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Aboriginal Law - Communities and governance - Métis settlements - Membership in a community - Application for membership - Requirements and entitlement - Self-governance - Councils - Resolutions and bylaws

Thursday, October 20, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Application by the Kikino Metis Settlement for permission to appeal from a decision by the Metis Settlement Appeal Tribunal, setting aside a membership decision made by the Kikino Metis Settlement Council (Council). The Kikino had its own bylaw regarding membership criteria, which contained one non-specific term ostensibly allowing the Council to reject an application for membership from a candidate who was eligible to apply under ss. 74 and 78 of the Metis Settlement Act (Act). The Council invoked this term in rejecting an application for membership...