Ontario First Nations demand firm right to say ‘no’ to mining developments

  Ontario First Nations demand firm right to say 'no' to mining developments; Government's pledge draws skepticism   Kerry Gillespie Copyright (c) 2008 The Toronto Star   On the day in May that native leader Bob Lovelace was released from jail after spending 100 days there for blocking mining exploration, he was asked if he'd […]

Frontenac Ventures Corporation v. Ardoch Algonquin First Nation

  Frontenac Ventures Corporation v. Ardoch Algonquin First Nation; Platinex Inc. v. Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation   Ms Annie Leeks Mondaq Business Briefing (c) 2008 Mondaq Ltd   Copyright 2008, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP   Originally published in Blakes Bulletin on Aboriginal Issues, July 2008   On July 7, 2008, the Ontario Court of […]

Jailing of native protesters too harsh

  Jailing of native protesters too harsh   Michael Oliveira The Canadian Press Copyright (c) 2008 Kitchener-Waterloo Record.   TORONTO   There was no reason to "bring down the hammer'' on seven aboriginals who were incarcerated and fined after protesting against mining projects in their communities, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled yesterday in calling […]

NAN pleased Ontario Court of Appeal finds jailing first nation leadership not the answer in land disputes

  NAN pleased Ontario Court of Appeal finds jailing first nation leadership not the answer in land disputes   Copyright © 2008 Canada NewsWire Ltd. All rights reserved.   THUNDER BAY, ON, July 7 /CNW/ — THUNDER BAY, ON, July 7 /CNW/ – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler is pleased by […]