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Aboriginal Law News & Analysis

  • 18/11/18

    By Bruce McIvor

    This week's update includes jurisdiction over marijuana, pipelines, treaty rights and recreation, racism, and much more.
     
  • 18/11/04

    By Bruce McIvor

    This week's update includes jurisdiction over pot sales, racism, rights recognition, Mikisew, ticked off Métis in Manitoba, night hunting and much more.
     
  • 18/10/31

    By Bruce McIvor

    In 1603, on his first voyage to North America, Samuel de Champlain sailed down the St. Lawrence and anchored his ship at the mouth of the Saguenay River, northeast of modern-day Quebec City. Champlain was eager to explore the upper reaches of the Saguenay to establish valuable trade relations. He also hoped to discover a route to the fabled Northwest Passage—but it was not to be. This was Innu territory. Without the consent of the Innu, Champlain could not pass up the Saguenay, and Innu consent was not given.
  • 18/10/28

    By Bruce McIvor

    This week's update includes news about the Trans Mountain pipeline, the Mikisew decision, marijuana, the 'Eastern Métis', a Stop of Interest from Winnipeg and much more.
     
  • 18/10/21

    By Bruce McIvor

    In this week's update more on the Mikisew decision, marijuana and Indigenous jurisdiction, fake Indians and much more.
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