Published On: July 1st, 2015
Author: Raluca Hlevca, Megan Spencer, and Savannah Carr-Wilson
This summary brief focuses on the significance and implications of the landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision Tsilhqot’in Nation v B.C.This brief provides only a succinct, high-level overview of this detailed and complex decision, with a primary focus on summarizing the outcome of two expert panel discussions regarding the ruling.
The Pacific Business & Law Institute hosted one of these two expert panel discussions in July 2014. The second event, Aboriginal Title and Provincial Regulation: The Impact of Tsilhqot’in Nation v B.C., was hosted by The POLIS Water Sustainability Project and the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law and Centre for Global Studies in September 2014.