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Tsilhqot'in and Aboriginal Title: A Path to Reconciliation?

The McGill Law Journal Podcast

Release Date: 10/30/2014

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Tsilhqot’in Nation constitutes the very first time Aboriginal title has been upheld in Canada. The Supreme Court’s decision has been hailed as the path toward reconciliation between First Nations and Canada, while at the same time it has been vilified for shifting power toward indigenous peoples in matters of economic development. This episode explores the potential impact of the decision on three distinct groups of actors: first peoples, government and commercial actors.

We interview Professor Kirsten Anker of the McGill Faculty of Law, Aaron Mills, a Trudeau and Vanier Canada Scholar at the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law, and Me Caroline Briand, practicing Aboriginal law with Cain Lamarre Casgrain Wells.