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House Government Bill
40th Parliament, 2nd Session
January 26, 2009 - December 30, 2009
Text of the Bill
C-8
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An Act respecting family homes situated on First Nation reserves and matrimonial interests or rights in or to structures and lands situated on those reserves
Short Title
Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act
Last Stage Completed
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2009-02-02)
Progress: Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons
 
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Aboriginal policy reform and the subsidiarity principle [electronic resource] : a case study of the division of matrimonial real property on Canadian Indian reserves. Alcantara, Christopher. Canadian public administration, 51:317-33, June 2008
  • Indian women and the division of matrimonial real property on Canadian Indian reserves. Alcantara, Christopher. Canadian journal of women and the law, 18(2):513-33, 2006
  • Property problems for Aboriginal women. Christopher, Michelle. Law now, 29:36, Aug./Sept. 2004
Party Press Releases
  • Harper government ignoring Aboriginal communities on Bill C-8 (Liberal Party)
Related Links
  • Matrimonial Property Consultation Report. Ontario Native Women’s Association. December 2006
  • Matrimonial Real Property (MRP): A Glossary of terms. Congress of Aboriginal Peoples
  • Matrimonial Real Property on Reserve in Canada: FACT SHEET. Karen Whonnock, BA, JD, LLM. THE SCOW INSTITUTE, March 2008
  • Matrimonial Real Property: A Communiqué from National Chief Phil Fontaine. ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS BULLETIN October 2006
  • Matrimonial Real Property: An Issue Paper. By the Native Women’s Association of Canada, June 2007
  • NAN [Nishnawbe Ask Nation] women demand withdrawal of federal legislation on matrimonial real property (March 26, 2009)
  • NWAC, AFN and AFN Women’s Council Unite to Oppose Bill C8 on Matrimonial Real Property (May 14, 2009)
  • Reclaiming Our Way of Being: Matrimonial Real Property Solutions. Native Women's Association of Canada, 2007
  • Senate Standing Committee Report - A Hard Bed to Lie In: Matrimonial Real Property on Reserve
  • Standing Committee on the Status of Women Report – Matrimonial Real Property Rights on Reserves
  • Towards Resolving the Division of On-reserve Matrimonial Real Property ...
  • UBCIC [Union of BC Indian Chiefs] Opposes Conservative's Bill C-8 Matrimonial Real Property, May 19, 2009
  • Urban Aboriginal Women in British Columbia and the Impacts of the Matrimonial Real Property Regime
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