This video delves into the landmark case of 1999 – the Marshall Decision. This case is significant as the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) upheld the treaty rights of the Mi’kmaq and other Atlantic coast Nations. The SCC decided and affirmed that Marshall had a treaty right to earn a “moderate livelihood”. However, this was redefined to suggest that the Court has the right to regulate where regulation is required for conservation purposes.

Living Treaties – Part 1, APTN Investigates

Author: APTN News

Year: 2019

Media Type: Video