Canada's Interim Comprehensive Land Claims Policy
By Bruce McIvor
Recently Canada released its Interim Comprehensive Claims Policy. When finalized the Interim Policy will replace Canada's existing policy on comprehensive land claims. Ministerial Special Representative Douglas Eyford is currently leading an engagement process on the Interim Policy with Indigenous peoples and stakeholders.
The Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs retained us to prepare a legal review of the Interim Policy to assist their members. They have made our legal review public to inform the wider debate on revising Canada's policy in light of the Supreme Court of Canada's Tsilhqot'in Aboriginal title decision.
Click here for a copy of our legal review of Canada's Interim Policy.
Click here for a copy of the Interim Policy.
Bruce McIvor is principal of First Peoples Law Corporation.
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