Legal Action Filed Against BC Treaty Process

By Bruce McIvor

The Okanagan Nation Alliance has filed a lawsuit against a key component of the BC Treaty Process. The action challenges an Incremental Treaty Agreement entered into by British Columbia and the Ktunaxa Nation Council.

Here's today's press release from the ONA and the filed pleadings.

Bruce McIvor, lawyer and historian, is principal of First Peoples Law Corporation. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia’s Allard School of Law where he teaches the constitutional law of Aboriginal and Treaty rights. Bruce is a proud Métis from the Red River in Manitoba. He holds a Ph.D. in Aboriginal and environmental history and is a Fulbright Scholar. A member of the bar in British Columbia and Ontario, Bruce is recognized nationally and internationally as a leading practitioner of Aboriginal law in Canada.

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