In Delgamuukw, the SCC described Aboriginal title as a suigeneris interest, (225) and it has since extended the sui generis characterization to Indian reserves when it ruled in Osoyoos Indian Band
v Oliver (Town) on the taking or expropriation of land in 1925 from an Indian reserve in British Columbia.
This lakeside winery in Osoyoos, B.C., is a joint venture between the Osoyoos Indian Band
and Constellation Brands that produces about 20,000 cases per year.
"Overriding our title and rights to enter into an agreement with another First Nation is no way to achieve reconciliation." The ONA is made up of seven First Nations, including the Osoyoos Indian Band
, the Penticton Band, and the Westbank First Nation, as well as the Colville Confederated Tribes of the United States.
Some Canadian examples are the Osoyoos Indian Band
in British Columbia and the Membertou First Nation in Nova Scotia.
On Jan 31, Chief Clarence Louie of the Osoyoos Indian Band
delivered a special Insight Lecture on business leadership, risk-taking and entrepreneurship at the University of Calgary's Haskayne School of Business.
Keynote speaker is Chief Clarence Louis of the Osoyoos Indian Band
, whose British Columbia development corporation runs nine businesses and employs hundreds.
Instead, it's Vincor's partner: the indigenous Osoyoos Indian Band
, which has lived here for centuries.
Another example of a Development Corporation is the Osoyoos Indian Band
Development Corporation in southern British Columbia.
Similar tough love is being practised today in the south Okanagan by Chief Clarence Louie of the Osoyoos Indian Band
. Louie, 47, has been on a mission of self-reliance for his 423-member band since being elected chief of the dysfunctional and bankrupt organization 22 years ago.
It is interesting to note that Chief Clarence Louie of the Osoyoos Indian band
and Chris Scott of the Osoyoos Development Corporation speak frankly about the same dilemma.
While the show's script did not allow for speeches from the recipients, with the notable exception of the lifetime achiever, one recipient (Chief Clarence Louie of the Osoyoos Indian Band
in British Columbia) upon receiving his award couldn't contain his enthusiasm.