Ts’uubaa-asatx Nation Settles Specific Claim with Canada for Unlawful Sale of Reserve Lands

News worth celebrating! Ts’uubaa-asatx Nation recently voted to accept Canada’s offer for settlement of a specific claim 111 years in the making. On February 3, 2022, Canada’s Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations Marc Miller approved and signed the Settlement Agreement, settling Ts’uubaa-asatx’s specific claim alleging that Canada failed to protect 22.5 acres of Ts’uubaa-asatx Nation’s reserve lands at the east end of Lake Cowichan from being sold illegally to the Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway in 1911.

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