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FURTHERING ACCOUNTABILITY BY GOVERNMENTS FOR ABORIGINAL RIGHTS: MECHANISMS FOR ACHIEVING GOOD GOVERNANCE IN CANADA
Written by Larry Chartrand
ABORIGINAL ATTORNEY GENERAL: MOBILIZING CONSTITUTIONAL SUPREMACY
Written by James (Sákéj) Youngblood Henderson
THE CREATION OF AN ABORIGINAL AND TREATY RIGHTS COURT
Written by Albert C. Peeling and Mark L. Stevenson
BY-LAW ENFORCEMENT AND SPECIALIZED TRIBUNALS
Written by Leslie J. Pinder, Clarine Ostrove and Wayne Haimila
AN ANALYSIS OF THE COMPREHENSIVE CLAIMS POLICY
Written by David Nahwegahbow
"IN OUR GENERATION: THERE IS STILL TIME"
Written by Roberta Jamieson
JUST DO IT - WHY DON'T WE EXERCISE OUR RIGHTS?
Written by Ed John
A COMMENTARY ON THE BRITISH COLUMBIA TREATY PROCESS AND THE FEDERAL COMPREHENSIVE CLAIMS POLICY
Written by Mark L. Stevenson
CREATION OF NATIONAL FIRST NATIONS INSTITUIONS: A DISCUSSION ON THE CONSTITUTIONAL BASIS FOR SUCH INSTITUTIONS
Written by Albert C. Peeling
THE NISGA'A and CHAMPAGNE and AISHIHIK FINAL AGREEMENTS
Written by Dave Joe
RECOGNITION OF INHERENT RIGHTS THROUGH LEGISLATIVE INITIATIVES
Written by David Nahwegahbow
THEY TRADE IN HORSES: WHY DOMESTIC ABORIGINAL LAW MUST ESCAPE ITSELF
Written by James Hopkins
TRICK OR TREATY: THE TREATY RESOLUTION PROCESS IN AOTEAROA/ NEW ZEALAND
Written by Mike Barns
 
Submissions
Bill S-3 An Act to Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)
Indigenous Bar Association’s Submission to the Senate Committee regarding Aboriginal Governance

Recent IBA Submissions to Parliamentary and Senate Committees

IBA Submissions on Bill S-11 Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act.
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IBA Submissions on Bill C-3 Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act.
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IBA Submissions on Bill S-3 Elimination of sex-based inequities in registration in amend the Indian Act.
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Court Judgments
Cases
Supreme Court of Canada.
Since Section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982 came into force, the Supreme Court of Canada has had the opportunity to rule in a number of cases relating to Aboriginal and Treaty rights. Following is a listing of the key cases from 1989 up to the present. We will be expanding coverage in time to include all post-1982 SCC rulings. In the meantime, you can view the following cases in html (directly on your browser), in .pdf format (for viewing or saving to disc), or in Wordperfect 6.0 (for downloading).
2002.
Kitkatla Band v B.C. (Minister of Small Business, Tourism & Culture) html; Wordperfect; MSWord
2001.
R v. Deane: pdf; Wordperfect; .MSWord
Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority Inc. v. C.A.W. Canada: pdf; Wordperfect; .MSWord
Osoyoos Indian Band v. Oliver (Town): pdf; Wordperfect; .MSWord
Mitchell v. M.N.R.: pdf; Wordperfect; .MSWord
2000.
Reference re: Firearms Act (Can.): pdf; Wordperfect; .MSWord
Musqueam Indian Band v. Glass: pdf; Wordperfect; .MSWord
R v. Cacheway: pdf; Wordperfect; .MSWord
Lovelace v. Ontario:html; Wordperfect; .pdf
1999.
R v. Marshall (November): html; Wordperfect; .pdf
R V. Marshall (September): html; Wordperfect; .pdf
Corbiere v. Canada: html; Wordperfect; Richtext
R v. Gladue: html; Wordperfect; Richtext
R. v. Sundown: html; Wordperfect; Richtext
1998.
Reference re: Quebec Secession: html; pdf; Wordperfect
R. v Williams: html; pdfWordperfect
1997.
Delgamuukw v. BC:  html, pdf, Wordperfect
Goodswimmer v Canada: html, pdf, Wordperfect
Opetchesaht Indian Band v Canada: html, pdf, Wordperfect
St. Marys Indian Band v Cranbrook (City) - 1: html, pdf, Wordperfect
St. Marys Indian Band v Cranbrook (City) - 2: html, pdf, Wordperfect
1996.
R. v Adams: html, pdf, Wordperfect
R. v Badger:html, pdf, Wordperfect
R. v Cote:html, pdf, Wordperfect
R. v Gladstone: html, pdf, Wordperfect
R. v Nikal: html, pdf, Wordperfect
R. v NTC Smokehouse:html, pdf, Wordperfect
R. v Pamajewon & Jones: html, pdf, Wordperfect
R. v Van Der Peet: html, pdf, Wordperfect
1995.
Blueberry River Indian Band v Canada (DIAND): html, pdf, Wordperfect
Canadian Pacific Ltd. v Matsqui Indian Band: html, pdf, Wordperfect
1994.
R. v Howard: html, pdf, Wordperfect
Native Women's Association of Canada v Canada: html, pdf, Wordperfect
1992.
Friends of the Oldman River Society v. Canada (Minister of Transport):html, pdf, Wordperfect
R. v Williams: html, pdf, Wordperfect
1991.
Ontario v Bear Island Foundation: html, pdf, Wordperfect
R. v Pamajewon & Jones: html, pdf, Wordperfect
1989.
R. v Horseman: html, pdf, Wordperfect
Lac Minerals Ltd. v Corona Resources Ltd.: html, pdf, Wordperfect
Nova Scotia (Attorney General) v Nova Scotia (Royal Commission into the Donald Marshall Prosecution): html, pdf, Wordperfect
Mitchell v Peguis Indian Band: html, pdf, Wordperfect
R. v Sioui: html, pdf, Wordperfect
R. v Sparrow: html, pdf, Wordperfect
 
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