Only 18 per cent of poll respondents support a First Nations veto over land use in the province.
aboriginal land claims
The government wants to fundamentally change the way 95 per cent of the province's land and water is managed.
The Supreme Court of Canada and Transboundary Indigenous Rights Claims: Understanding the Implications of the 2021 Decision in Desautel
Despite claims to the contrary, B.C. bill does not include First Nation veto over resource development
Bill leaves the vast majority of First Nations under the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court’s consultation jurisprudence.
Payouts do not include the value of provincial contributions or of public lands transferred to reserve status.
Economic and social progress comes from seizing future opportunities, not from preoccupation with past grievances.
The Tsilhqot’in judgment has left dozens of legal uncertainties on Aboriginal title.