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The M¨¦tis Nation of Alberta has recently released a Plainspeak document as a part of its ongoing ¡°Hunt for Justice¡± in relation to M¨¦tis harvesting rights in Alberta.? This case is a test case for the entire M¨¦tis Nation because it deals with the important legal issue of M¨¦tis mobility, amongst other precedent setting issues that are relevant to Ontario Metis.
In June 2011, the Chief Justice of the Alberta Court of Queen¡¯s Bench heard the appeal in Medicine Hat.? Alberta M¨¦tis are awaiting a decision in the appeal hearing, which is expected to be released in the Fall/Winter of 2011.? The MNO¡¯s lawyers ¨C Jean Teillet and Jason Madden ¨C are legal counsel for the M¨¦tis Nation of Alberta in the case.See ALL news articles