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ABORIGINAL LANDS - Reserve lands - Possession for occupation and use - Title and ownership

Tuesday, September 04, 2018 @ 8:43 AM  

Appeal by member of the First Nation from the Deputy Minister’s decision rejecting his application for possession of the parcel of land on the reserve. The appellant’s mother was a member of the First Nation and resided for 35 years on a parcel of land on the reserve, which she said she purchased from her brother. However, when the mother applied for a certificate of possession, the First Nation refused to grant it on the basis her brother never owned the property and it was band...