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Lac Seul stakes its development claim – Northern Ontario Business

A 2012 Friendship Accord struck between Lac Seul First Nation and Sioux Lookout is already paying huge dividends if you judge the brisk foot and vehicle traffic through the local…

Barbara Yaffe: Aboriginal ruling will create court solutions – Vancouver Sun

Business groups in B.C. put a positive spin on the recent Supreme Court ruling on aboriginal title, knowing they will need aboriginal sanction for much of their future activity. So…

Western premiers in Iqaluit to discuss impact of development on North – CP

IQALUIT, Nunavut _ The premiers of six western provinces and territories arrive in the Arctic boom town of Iqaluit, Nunavut, today for a gathering expected to focus on natural resources…

Treaty vs. title: First Nations’ new Tsilhqot’in choice – CBC

Supreme Court’s aboriginal land title ruling offers First Nations another route to land claims There are 59 First Nations in British Columbia involved in negotiations with the provincial and federal…

Nominations open for Aboriginal business award for forest industry – Pulp & Paper Canada

Nominations are open for the 2014 Aboriginal Business Leadership Award, a $5,000 award which recognizes and celebrates First Nations entrepreneurs for their success in a forest products business that exemplifies…

A model for First Nations relations – National Post

The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in the Tsilhqot’in Nation case arising out of British Columbia will inform the way business is conducted across Canada. Here in Ontario, I…

Port Alberni, B.C., site of proposed First Nations, LNG export plant – CP

THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA _ A Vancouver-based company and a Vancouver Island First Nation announced plans Tuesday to work together to build a liquefied natural gas plant on aboriginal-owned land…

Taseko upbeat on New Prosperity after land ruling – MINING.com

July 7, 2014 Taseko Mines (TSX:TKO) has expressed optimism about its twice-rejected New Prosperity gold and copper project in the wake of a landmark Supreme Court ruling. The June 26…

Supreme Court to rule Friday on Grassy Narrows case over logging rights – CP

Jul 7, 2014  THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The Supreme Court of Canada is set to deliver its decision Friday on a challenge of the Ontario government’s right to permit industrial logging…

Tsilhqot’in case is not a template for resolving all First Nations land disputes

Pursuing a solution through the courts costs as much time and money as staying in the treaty process, experts say Tue Jul 8, 2014  A Supreme Court of Canada decision that awarded…

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