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Douglas Hunter


Ontario appeals Robinson Treaties ruling to Supreme Court of Canada

Ontario has decided it’s not done yet with the Robinson Treaties case. As I previously wrote, Ontario lost pretty emphatically (5-0) last year, when it took the loss by Ontario and Canada in 2018 to the Ontario Court of Appeal. Canada had already accepted the 2018 ruling, but Ontario pressed on, and despite the recent …