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Yukon Supreme Court Overturns Yukon Government Decision

The White River First Nation has won its case against the Yukon government's mineral resources branch. The First Nation took the government to court, after the director of mineral resources decided to allow mining land use on its traditional lands.

But on Friday, Yukon Supreme Court justice Ron Veale ruled that the government needed to do 'deep consultation' with the First Nation. And he overturned the government's decision.

Robert Freedman is with JFK Law....he represents the White River First Nation....

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