Nov. 25, 2019

Professor cited in PECA decision

Professor Robert Hamilton's research was cited in a recent PEI Court of Appeal decision.

Professor Robert Hamilton's article “After Tsilhqot’in Nation: The Aboriginal Title Question in Canada’s Maritime Provinces”, 67 U.N.B.L.J. 58 was cited in the Price Edward Island Court of Appeal decision  Mi'kmaq of P.E.I. v. Province of P.E.I. et al., 2019 PECA 26.

The Mi'kmaq challenged the provincial government's sale of the Mill River resort to a private businessman in P.E.I. Supreme Court, claiming the province had not met its duty to consult with First Nations on the sale of Crown land in January 2018.

Read the full decision