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Ahousaht Indian Band and Nation v. Canada (Attorney General), 2018 BCSC 218

In Aboriginal Rights/Defences, Fish Cases on (Updated )

INTRODUCTION This case involved a claim by five Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations with territories situated on the west coast of Vancouver Island to a wide range of aboriginal fishing rights over a large geographical area including submerged lands extending 100 nautical miles into the ocean and rivers. After a lengthy trial, in 2009 the trial court: (1) granted a judgement declaring …

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