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Mining Markets Magazine quotes Neal Smitheman in an article about a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision challenging aboriginal title and treaty lands

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“Tsilhqot'in decision fuels uncertainty in Ontario” by Alisha Hiyate, Mining Markets Magazine

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“Any court challenge to existing treaties will be subject to a contextual analysis, Smitheman says, meaning that the courts won’t look only at the strict wording of the agreement, but will attempt to put it in the context of the time it was signed, and to make a determination of what the parties thought they were getting.”


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