Supreme Court recognizes rights of Métis and non-status Indians

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The Supreme Court of Canada

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The Supreme Court of Canada

OTTAWA—The Supreme Court of Canada has expanded the responsibility of the federal government for indigenous peoples in Canada, ruling unanimously that Métis and non-status Indians fall under their constitutional jurisdiction. “The constitutional changes, the apologies for historic wrongs, a growing appreciation that Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people are partners in Confederation, as well as the Report of…