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TREATIES AND AGREEMENTS - Practice and procedure - Settlements

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 7:59 AM  

Appeal by the plaintiff, the Sturgeon Lake Indian Band from a case management order striking and summarily dismissing substantial portions of its action against the defendants, Canada and Alberta. The plaintiff was a signatory to Treaty 8. In 1990, the plaintiff entered a Treaty Land Entitlement Settlement Agreement settling certain historic reserve land claims related to Treaty 8 advanced in a 1987 action. The settlement involved releases signed in favour of the defendants. The plaintiff received $6.1 million in cash and 16,207 acres of land. The...