Calgary analyst says Supreme Court decision clarifies who can oppose projects
By Dan Healing, Calgary Herald
CALGARY — A Supreme Court decision on B.C. native land titles creates new risks for a resource sector already struggling to deal with aboriginal opposition, industry observers said Thursday.
JUSTICE WRITER — The Globe and Mail
The right of aboriginal groups to control vast swaths of land, and gain new leverage over lucrative development projects, will be at stake when the Supreme Court of Canada rules Thursday in a case pitting the small Tsilhqot’in Nation, a group of 3,000 people, against the government of British Columbia.