Métis, non-status Indians decision could affect N.B. court cases – CBC

Métis, non-status Indians decision could affect N.B. court cases – CBC

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016981 Views

Apr 18, 2016

The outcome of a number of pending court cases in New Brunswick could be affected by Thursday’s Supreme Court decision that Métis and non-status Indians are now the responsibility of the federal government.

Rebecca Butler, a Fredericton lawyer, said she believes the decision may change the outcome of two cases she is handling, one for possession of a moose carcass and another for hunting moose out of season.

All three men charged in these cases claim aboriginal exemptions.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/metis-new-brunswick-supreme-court-1.3540484

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