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Gitxaala Nation in B.C. goes to court over automatic mineral rights – by Brieanna Charlebois (Canadian Press/Global News – October 26, 2021) A B.C. First Nation is challenging in court an online registry the province uses to automatically grant mineral rights on its territory. Gitxaala Nation has filed a petition to the B.C. Supreme Court seeking a judicial review, arguing that the process doesn’t require the government to consult with the First Nation and simply grants …

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