1 Takla Lake First Nation | West Coast Environmental Law

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Takla Lake First Nation

On-line mineral claim staking has led to uncontrolled exploration in Takla Territory. The exploration has caused habitat fragmentation and has disturbed wildlife. The funds will go towards developing a legal opinion that examines the premise that the British Columbia on-line mineral staking regime is unconstitutional because is authorizes infringement of aboriginal rights and title with no consultation or accommodation. The eventual goal of this initiative is to eliminate on-line mineral staking and to invalidate any past on-line staking in Takla Territory.

Lawyer: 

Murray Browne

Amount Granted to Date : 
$5,351.60
Number of Grants: 
1