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Robinson-Huron Treaty case being discussed at University of Sudbury

A landmark ruling involving treaty annuities is being discussed at a university in Sudbury.

CBC News
Posted: Feb 11, 2019 3:52 PM ET | Last Updated: February 11

A landmark ruling involving treaty annuities is being discussed at a university in Sudbury.

In December, 21 First Nations communities in northern Ontario won a court case against the federal and provincial governments.

Beneficiaries of the Robinson-Huron Treaty have not had their annuities raised in over 140 years. Since 1874, they have been getting $4 each annually.

The province of Ontario is appealing the decision, but is entering into settlement negotiations with Ottawa and the First Nations in…

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Robinson-Huron Treaty case being discussed at University of Sudbury

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