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Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. v. Canada (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), [1998] 4 FC 405

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

This case involved a lands claims agreement between the Government of Canada and the Nunavut Inuit. Amongst other things, this agreement provided that the Government of Canada would "seek the advice of the NWMB (Nunavut Management Wildlife Board) with respect to any wildlife management decisions . . . which would affect the substance and the value of Inuit harvesting rights …

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