In Blaney et al v. British Columbia (The Minister of Agriculture Food and Fisheries) et al. , 2005 BCSC 283, British Columbia Supreme Court Justice Powers applied the recent SCC decisions in Haida and Taku to rule that the Provincial Crown as represented by the Minister of Agriculture Food and Fisheries, had not met its duty to consult with the Xwémalhkwu First Nation (Homalco Indian Band) in his reasons for judgment handed down on March 2, 2005. Read the Case Comment [PDF].

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