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CIVIL PROCEDURE - Third party procedure - Availability

Wednesday, June 06, 2018 @ 8:27 AM  

Appeal by the Alberta provincial Crown from the dismissal of its appeal from a prothonotary's decision adding it as a third party in an action by the Kainaiwa Nation against the federal Crown. In 1999, the plaintiff commenced an action against Canada and Alberta alleging breaches of various historical trust and fiduciary obligations. The plaintiff alleged it did not relinquish title to Treaty No. 7 territories and challenged the transfer of land and rights in resources from Canada to Alberta. In 2001, a Prothonotary struck the...