Town alleges judge erred in Sauble Beach boundary decision

South Bruce Peninsula council’s appeal of a judge’s finding that a large strip of beach at Sauble belongs to Saugeen First Nation says the judge’s decision raises questions which need clarification. But the appeal goes further, seeking the judgment to be set aside and the band’s action dismissed. And if the court still finds band […]

Dobson criticizes Sauble Beach boundary court decision

The judge who found a 1.4-mile northern strip of popular beach at Sauble Beach belongs to Saugeen First Nation proposed to let three owners of property on the disputed portion of beach to retain a life interest in their land. Justice Susan Vella in her April 3 decision wrote that the “principle of reconciliation must […]

Trial starts in 30-year dispute over claim to beach at Sauble

Opening submissions in a trial over who owns a large piece of beach at Sauble Beach revealed Ontario disagrees with Saugeen First Nation’s claim to 1.4 miles of the north beach, while Canada supports its claim. South Bruce Peninsula declined a 2014 mediated settlement proposal that would have kept public access but turned over ownership […]

Saugeen’s claim to beach north of Sauble sign moved to Tuesday

A trial concerning Saugeen First Nation’s claim to the popular strip of beach north of the “Welcome to Sauble Beach” sign will begin Tuesday, not Monday as previously scheduled, due to what the court administration said were technical reasons. The Superior Court of Justice will hear this case, tried in civil court in Toronto. It […]