In Dispute Blog

Claims to aboriginal title and third-party property rights

As part of defending a claim by Haida Nation for aboriginal title over lands in which third-persons had interests under Canadian law, British Columbia sought to stay the proceedings until either Haida Nation declared they would not disturb the tenures,…

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The Tanker Moratorium Act

In May 2017, the Canadian government introduced Bill C-48, the proposed Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, to Parliament. The proposed Act would prohibit tankers with a specific amount of crude or persistent oil as cargo – 12,500 metric tonnes of oil…

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