Actions and Commitments: Call to Action # 26

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March 9, 2021

Manitoba’s Bill 51 imposes unreasonable limitations on Aboriginal and Treaty rights claims

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs – Bill 51 imposes an ultimate 30-year limitation period for a proceeding respecting existing Aboriginal and Treaty rights that are recognized and affirmed in the Constitution Act, 1982 or an equitable claim by an Aboriginal people against the Crown. It also bars any claim from proceeding under Bill 51 where the limitation period expired under former limitations period legislation. This means that for most First Nations, historical claims...

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