Local Governments Support Nuu-chah-nulth Fishing Rights

Since January of 2013, local governments have been asking Canada to conclude negotiations with five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations and  implement aboriginal fishing rights for the benefit of coastal communities. See the full text of the letters by clicking on the links below:...
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In 2009, the B.C. Supreme Court recognized the right of five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations to fish and sell fish. In 2011, the B.C. Court of Appeal upheld that decision. Despite these judgements, Canada has yet to engage in meaningful negotiations with Nuu-chah-nulth...
Court of Appeal Upholds Fishing Rights Decision

Court of Appeal Upholds Fishing Rights Decision

Nuu-chah-nulth Nations were jubilant on July 2 when the BC Court of Appeal upheld its ruling in the Ahousaht et al v. Canada court case for a second time. The decision, released five months after the appeal hearing took place in Vancouver, confirmed what...