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ABORIGINAL LANDS - Types - Reserve lands - Land claims - Practice and procedure - Appeals and judicial review

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 8:41 AM  

Applications by Canada for judicial review of the Special Claims Tribunal’s decisions that it could consider historical treatises based on judicial notice and that Canada breached its legal obligation to the respondent First Nation in respect of Reserve lands. The First Nation filed a claim pursuant to s. 14 of the Specific Claims Tribunal Act arising out of the creation of Columbia Lake Indian Reserve No. 3 (Reserve). The First Nation alleged that the federal Crown had breached the fiduciary duty it owed to the First...