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Supreme Court rejects B.C. First Nations’ challenge to Trans Mountain pipeline expansion – APTN News

Jul 02, 2020 Ends long legal battle over duty to consult and approval of $4.5 billion pipeline expansion Canada’s highest court will not allow a group of First Nations to appeal the federal government’s second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, upholding the Federal Court of Appeal’s unanimous February decision that Ottawa adequately fulfilled […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202077 Views

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Media Release and Legal Backgrounder: First Nations “extremely disappointed” by Supreme Court of Canada’s refusal to hear TMX appeal, but vow to keep fighting

July 2, 2020 – Vancouver (Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory) – The Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Coldwater Indian Band have been denied leave to appeal by the Supreme Court of Canada. These three First Nations have fought and challenged the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Project twice at the Federal Court of Appeal. “We are […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202094 Views

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear B.C. First Nations’ Appeal Over TMX Pipeline – HuffPost Canada

Indigenous groups have been fighting the Trans Mountain expansion for years. OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear a new appeal from British Columbia First Nations over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. On Thursday, the court dismissed the appeal from the Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the Ts’elxweyeqw Tribes and Coldwater Indian Band, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202066 Views

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UBCIC: Supreme Court of Canada’s Dismissal of Leave to Appeal Coldwater Decision Fails to Uphold Indigenous Title and Rights

((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – July 2, 2020) Today the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, and Coldwater Band’s application for leave to appeal the February 4, 2020 Federal Court of Appeal decision Coldwater First Nation v. Canada (Coldwater decision). The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202065 Views

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Supreme Court to decide whether to allow First Nations’ challenge against Trans Mountain pipeline – CBC

Jul 02, 2020 First Nations were seeking to challenge federal government’s re-approval of pipeline expansion project The Supreme Court of Canada will not allow an appeal from a group of First Nations in B.C. looking to challenge the federal government’s second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. The country’s top court dismissed the nations’ application for leave to appeal on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202060 Views

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Métis Nation BC intervener status in the Supreme Court of Canada case R v Desautel

Mr. Desautel was charged under the BC Wildlife Act for killing a cow elk in the Arrow Lakes region of British Columbia. Judges in the provincial and summary conviction appeal courts granted an acquittal for Mr. Desautel, notwithstanding he is a member of the Lakes Tribe in Washington State (US). The lower courts held that he was […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202079 Views

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BC Government: Improving outcomes for First Nations children in care

June 4, 2020 VICTORIA – Indigenous children and youth in government care and former youth in care are entitled to consistent and reliable support at school, home and in their communities, to ensure they get the most out of their school years and are set up for success in life. The First Nations Children and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2020131 Views

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BCAFN Congratulates Tsilhqot’in Nation as Battle against Taseko Mines comes to an End

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – May 14, 2020) – The British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) congratulates Tsilhqot’in Nation as the Supreme Court of Canada today dismissed Taseko Mining Ltd.’s (TML) application for leave to appeal previous judicial decisions that ruled against their ongoing plan to build the New Prosperity mine. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 2020150 Views

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New Prosperity Mine is Finally Dead: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Celebrates the Supreme Court of Canada’s Decision to Deny Taseko Mines Limited’s Appeal.

Williams Lake, BC (May 14, 2020): The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is celebrating the Supreme Court of Canada’s denial of Taseko Mines Limited’s (TML) application to appeal the rejection of the New Prosperity Mine proposal by the Government of Canada in 2014. New Prosperity Mine threatened a sacred area of profound cultural importance to the Tŝilhqot’in peoples,) […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2020185 Views

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Press Release and Legal Backgrounder: First Nations Launch Fight of TMX Project Approval to Supreme Court od Canada

April 7, 2020 Vancouver (Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory) – The Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribes and Coldwater Indian Band announce they are seeking leave for appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. These four First Nations have fought and challenged the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Project through every Federal court. They now […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202095 Views

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