In B.C., 72 per cent of explorers indicate that uncertainty from disputed land claims deters investment.
aboriginal land claims
The Halalt First Nations recently filed a $2 billion civil case against a private pulp and paper company in B.C.
Unlike provinces such as B.C., Saskatchewan is covered by historic treaties and Treaty Land Entitlement agreements.
In B.C., more than 100 per cent of the province is currently under claim.
Recent data demonstrates the negative impacts if treaties and agreements are not upheld.
The muddy waters of aboriginal land claims and private property rights in British Columbia may have just cleared a little.