The Canadian Press

2014-06-26 | SCOC-Land-Title

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For the first time, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized a First Nation's title to a specific tract of land -- a historic decision with major implications for contentious energy projects like the Northern Gateway pipeline. Canadian Press reporter Steve Rennie had details.

Date: 2014-06-26
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 36 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the Supreme Court has restored a ruling that granted a broad declaration of land title to a British Columbia first nation the unanimous decision will essentially make it easier for First Nations to establish title over broad tracts of land that were regularly used for hunting fishing and other activities the ruling is the supreme court's first on aboriginal title and will apply were ever there are unresolved land claims but the top court also ruled title is not absolute saying economic development can still go ahead on land were title is established as long as one of two conditions is met Steve Rennie the Canadian press on a wall >>

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