Daniels v. Canada: what way forward?
More than 40 years later not much has changed. The situation of some 700,000 Métis and non-status Indians remains, sadly, the same, and the 'federal initiatives' then called for are still non-existent.
The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent (April 14) decision in the Daniels case eroded Canada’s position in its decades-spanning war with the provinces, with the Court declaring that MNSI are in federal jurisdiction, write Dwight Dorey and Joseph Magnet. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright