B.C. land-claims decision could rock treaty process -Globe and Mail

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B.C. land-claims decision could rock treaty process

JUSTINE HUNTER
From Monday’s Globe and Mail
November 5, 2007 at 5:37 AM EST

VICTORIA — Aboriginal leaders and government treaty-makers are bracing for a potential milestone land-claims decision expected as early as today from the B.C. Supreme Court.

The William case, launched 17 years ago, centres on claims from a small native band in an inaccessible area of the Cariboo Chilcotin, sparked by a dispute with the provincial government over logging.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20071105.wbcnative05/BNStory/National/

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