Aboriginal title is being asserted/recognized to many parcels across Canada, parcels that were never ceded by Indigenous peoples. This includes Crown land, watercourses, and freehold land. Let’s examine case law (since 1997) and legislation (Canada and BC have accepted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples) to demonstrate that Aboriginal title is increasingly about boundaries.
Presented live on November 16th, 2022 by: Brian Ballantyne MASc, PhD, LLB, ALS (Hon)
Dr. Brian Ballantyne is a lawyer (inactive), surveyor (honourary), analyst (impartial), and professor (adjunct). As a freelancer, he assists surveyors, surveying associations, lawyers, First Nations, land administrators, the courts, and graduate students with boundary issues