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…