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April 29, 2016

Métis and Non-status Indians: Out of the Jurisdictional Wasteland

On April 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Daniels v Canada (Indian Affairs and Northern Development).  In this landmark decision, the SCC upheld the decision of a trial judge to issue a declaration that non-status and Métis persons are "Indians" who constitutionally fall under federal jurisdiction.

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