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  1. Library Resource
    Regulations
    June, 2016
    Canada

    The present Order is made under the Territorial Lands Act. In particular, the purpose of this Order is to withdraw from disposal certain tracts of territorial lands in order to facilitate the conclusion of Aboriginal land agreements. In particular, section 2 establishes that the tracts of territorial lands set out in the Schedule, including the surface and subsurface rights to the lands, are withdrawn from disposal for a period of three years beginning on the day on which this Order is made. The text consists of 5 sections and 1 Schedule.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2013
    Canada

    The present Act requires that 581 First Nations, defined as an Indian band under the Indian Act, make their audited consolidated financial statements and a Schedule of Remuneration and Expenses of chief and council available to their members as well as publish it on a website.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act defines how resource development shall be managed in Nunavut. In particular, the Act: 1) establishes in legislation the continuation of the Nunavut Planning Commission (NPC) and Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) and clearly defines their powers, duties and functions, including how their commissioners/board members are appointed. It also clearly defines the roles and authorities of Inuit, and the federal and territorial government; 2) creates a "single window" approach to the review process.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act enforces the Agreement signed on 21 December 2000 between the Mohawks of Kanesatake and Her Majesty in right of Canada respecting governance of certain lands by the Mohawks of Kanesatake and to amend an Act in consequence.

  5. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The Sahtu Dene and Metis and Canada have negotiated this Agreement in order to meet the following objectives: a) to provide for certainty and clarity of rights to ownership and use of land and resources; b) to provide the specific rights and benefits in this agreement in exchange for the relinquishment by the Sahtu Dene and Metis of certain rights claimed in any part of Canada by treaty or otherwise; c) to recognize and encourage the way of life of the Sahtu Dene and Metis which is based on the cultural and economic relationship between them and the land; d) to encourage the self-sufficienc

  6. Library Resource
    Constitution
    December, 1867
    Canada

    The Constitution Act 1867 was passed by the UK Parliament and the Constitution Act 1982 was passed by the Canadian Parliament.

  7. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Agreement between the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada establishes – after 21 years of negotiations - the self-governance and self-determination of the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation. The Agreement establishes a government-to-government relationship between Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and Canada. Once put into effect, this self-government Agreement will provide Sioux Valley Dakota Nation with greater control over the decisions that affect its community members.

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