Important First Nations and/or resource-based legal cases.

Haida Nation v. B.C. (Minister of Forests) and Weyerhaeuser (2004)

"Whether the Crown has duty to consult and accommodate Aboriginal peoples prior to making decisions that might adversely affect their as yet unproven Aboriginal rights and title claims -- Whether duty extends to third party."


Taku River Tlingit First Nation v. British Columbia (2004)

"Whether the consultation and accommodation engaged in by the Province prior to issuing the Project Approval Certificate for the Tulsequah Chief Mine were adequate to satisfy the honour of the Crown"

Supreme Court of Canada ruling:


Supreme Court of Canada Reports of Published Judgments

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Guerin v. The Queen (1984)

"In 1955, the Musqueam Indian band approved a surrender, ‘in trust", of some of its reserve land in the City of Vancouver for the purpose of lease to a golf and country club. While the leasing transaction had been discussed in detail with the Band, the actual terms of the surrender document did not incorporate those details."

Annotation, the Dickson Judgment, the Estey Judgement, the Wilson Judgement, and a history of the case.