Court Cases

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Ontario Policing: Gang Rapes, Murders and Child Porn
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Lynn Gehl v. Canada: Unstated Paternity and Indian Status
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CBC News First Nation activist on landmark Aboriginal land claim ruling
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McIvor is Just the Start – The Indian Act is Full of Discrimination
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Aboriginal Peoples in NB not Consulted on Proposed Sale of NB Power to Québec

Lynn Gehl v. Canada: Unstated Paternity and Indian Status

Lynn Gehl (Google images)   Lynn Gehl v. Canada: Unstated Paternity and Indian Status   Dr. Lynn Gehl is a First Nations woman who is grounded in the traditional Indigenous knowledge of her Algonquin Anishinaabe culture and tradition. Gehl’s family originates from the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan (formerly Golden Lake Band) in Ontario. Yet, despite her[…]

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McIvor is Just the Start – The Indian Act is Full of Discrimination

So by now, everyone has heard of the McIvor case and knows that the registration provisions of the Indian Act, otherwise referred to as “status”, will be amended as a result. The question remains: what are we going to do about the discrimination that won’t be addressed by those amendments? For anyone who hasn’t heard[…]

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Aboriginal Peoples in NB not Consulted on Proposed Sale of NB Power to Québec

The Premier of New Brunswick (NB) announced in 2009 that NB had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hydro-Québec that would involve the transfer/sale of NB Power and/or its assets to Québec (or part thereof). Premier Shawn Graham explained that this is necessary for all New Brunswickers: “By entering into this agreement, New Brunswick[…]

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