After reviewing over 100 cases of injunctions filed by and against First Nations, we believe that this legal tool reinforces the impossible position of First Nation parties when they appear before Canadian courts. This brief provides a summary of just a slim subset of data collected in the largest national research project that exists to date on the use of injunctive relief by and against First Nations in Canada.
Marc Kruse (J.D.) is an associate with Rees & Dyck Law Offices where he practices in the area of criminal defense representing youth and adult clients. His research interests include the relationship between philosophical ethics, political philosophy, and law. Mr. Kruse completed his J.D. at the University of Manitoba and teaches Indigenous Course Requirement (ICR) courses at the University of Winnipeg. Mr. Kruse is a member of Muscowpetung First Nation, Saskatchewan.