Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General) et al., [2003] Nunavut Cases 2 (CJ)

JudgeKilpatrick, J.
CourtNunavut Court of Justice (Canada)
Case DateJuly 08, 2003
JurisdictionNunavut
Citations[2003] Nunavut Cases 2 (CJ)

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. v. Can. (A.G.), [2003] Nunavut Cases 2 (CJ)

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Temp. Cite: [2003] Nunavut Cases TBEd. JL.116

Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (plaintiff) v. Attorney General of Canada (defendant) and Attorney General of Nunavut (intervener)

(0000316CV)

Indexed As: Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General) et al.

Nunavut Court of Justice

Iqaluit

Kilpatrick, J.

July 8, 2003.

Summary:

This headnote contains no summary.

Constitutional Law - Topic 2512

Determination of validity of statutes or acts - General principles - Compliance pending challenge - See paragraphs 21 to 54.

Fish and Game - Topic 804

Indian, Inuit and Métis rights - General principles - Scope of rights - General - See paragraphs 1 to 54.

Fish and Game - Topic 843

Indian, Inuit and Métis rights - Right to hunt for food - Extent of right - See paragraphs 1 to 54.

Indians, Inuit and Métis - Topic 5522

Lands - Land claim agreements - Interpretation - See paragraphs 1 to 20.

Practice - Topic 5277

Trials - General - Stay of proceedings - When available - See paragraphs 21 to 54.

Practice - Topic 5702

Judgments and orders - Summary judgments - Jurisdiction or when available - See paragraphs 1 to 20.

Cases Noticed:

Norn v. Stanton Regional Hospital, [1998] N.W.T.J. No. 88 (S.C.), refd to. [para. 10].

Eastmain Indian Band et al. v. Robinson et al., [1993] C.N.L.R. 55; 145 N.R. 270 (F.C.A.), refd to. [para. 14].

Eastmain Band v. Canada (Federal Administrator) - see Eastmain Indian Band et al. v. Robinson et al.

RJR-MacDonald Inc. et Imperial Tobacco Ltd. v. Canada (Procureur général), [1994] 1 S.C.R. 311; 164 N.R. 1; 60 Q.A.C. 241; 111 D.L.R.(4th) 385; 54 C.P.R.(3d) 114, refd to. [para. 44].

Counsel:

Dougald Brown, for the plaintiff;

John Edmond, for the defendant;

Douglas Garson, for the intervener.

This case was heard on June 17 and 18, 2003, before Kilpatrick, J., of the Nunavut Court of Justice, who delivered the following judgment on July 8, 2003.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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