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ABORIGINAL LANDS - Types - Reserve lands - Exclusive use

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 @ 8:26 AM  

Application by Toney for exclusive occupation of a family home on reserve lands held by Canada in trust for a First Nation band. Toney was the widow of a former band chief, but not an Indian. They occupied the home for 32 years and spent more than $140,000 of their money in permanent improvements. His will left his estate to her. She was 56 and her only income was $775 per month in a disability and CPP pension. Canada wanted to convey the certificate of possession...