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The Liberal government revealed changes to the way it would appoint Supreme Court justices in August.
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Williams Lake Indian Band is not seeking aboriginal title to the disputed lands, but it does want compensation.
"There's been a strong response.''
In Monday's question period, much of the back-and-forth concerned the insinuations from the Prime Minister's Office of wrongdoing on the part of the Chief Justice in striking down Justice Nadon's appointment to the Supreme Court. What follows are eight questions that arise from this whole affair.
The SCC is supposed to act as a check on the concentration of power in the Prime Minister's Office and Cabinet. However, due to the current appointment process, albeit better then it used to be since reforms introduced by Harper in 2006, the SCC is still largely an extension of the power of the Prime Minister who appoints SCC judges.