This paper explores the issue of an Aboriginal right to a commercial fishery in Canada. Relevant case law and government policy are examined, including the Department of Fisheries and Oceans' "Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy." Among those cases discussed are R v Sparrow, Delgamuukw v British Columbia, R v Vanderpeet, R v Gladstone, R v NTC Smokehouse, R v Nikal, R v Deconti, R v Bombay, and R v Jones and Nadjiwon.
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Stuart Gilby, "The Aboriginal Right to a Commercial Fishery" (1995) 4 Dal J Leg Stud 231.