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  • B.C. First Nation Taking Fight Against Fish Farms to Country's Highest Court

    The band contends that fish farms allowed to operate net pens in the open ocean off the northeastern tip of Vancouver Island caused an outbreak of sea lice in their traditional fishing grounds, and sought financial compensation for depleted wild salmon stocks.

  • Island of Nightmares and Fine Wine

    From stories about traucos, ugly dwarfs who live in the forests, to tales of Invunche, a child stolen at birth who hides in caves and feeds on goat flesh, the hard edge of ancient mythology holds powerful sway here. If those two beauties don't make your hair curl, you can always try your luck with the basilisco, a snake with a cockerel's head. According to legend, just a glimpse of this venomous...

  • Canada v. Robertson, 2012 FCA 94 (2012)

    ... included in their income the business income they had earned in those years from commercial fishing, and the employment insurance benefits that they had received. [4] The Judge held that the ... Judge heard a considerable volume of evidence from the parties’ expert witnesses on traditional fishing practices of the Appellants’ ancestors. In particular, he found that before the signing ...

  • 4 Metis Communities Ink Economic Deal with Help From Westcap Management

    The agreement is named Primrose because the federal government took land, which included the traditional hunting and fishing grounds of aboriginal peoples in the area, to create a bombing and gunnery range known as the Primrose Lake Air Weapons Range in the 1950s.

  • The 100-Mile Diet Could Be Worth Every Step

    Let's face it. Manitoba is not Vancouver and the range of fresh foods available here in mid-January is somewhat smaller than on the temperate West Coast. Even during summer, 100 miles from Vancouver puts a consumer in touch with a much wider array of foods than it does in Winnipeg. What about the Manitoba producer targeting local markets, but who lives just outside the 100-mile zone? It is built...

  • Rising Stars Honoured

    Matthew Sinclair wowed his high school teachers in Winnipeg by earning an unheard of 100 per cent grade in Canadian history. Now the Métis student's achievements have earned him a four-year scholarship to the University of Ottawa. Sinclair has volunteered with Take Pride Winnipeg! and the Manitoba Special Olympics, and hopes to assist in developing countries overseas as well as attend law school. ...

  • A Dam Nearly Unknown

    Also known as Gull Rapids, Keeyask is one of the northern dams on the Nelson River that Manitoba Hydro hopes to build in the next decade. Unlike Wuskwatim and Conawapa -- two words that tumble easily off the lips of politicians and executives -- Keeyask has remained relatively anonymous. Keeyask will flood a much larger area -- 46 square kilometres -- than Wuskwatim or Conawapa. Flooding will be...

  • Sagkeeng Seeks Large Land Track

    We've never given that land up to the Crown or the Queen," said [Donavan Fontaine]. "This is about giving us back an area we have long-standing ties to. It has always been important for us and it will be important for us again in the future. The people of Sagkeeng have always asserted a claim on these traditional lands but the issue came to a head in 1998 when several members of the...

  • Sagkeeng Seeks Large Land Track

    We've never given that land up to the Crown or the Queen," said [Donavan Fontaine]. "This is about giving us back an area we have long-standing ties to. It has always been important for us and it will be important for us again in the future. The people of Sagkeeng have always asserted a claim on these traditional lands but the issue came to a head in 1998 when several members of the...

  • Eastport Marine Protected Areas Regulations

    ...5. The following activities may be carried out in a marine protected area:. (a) fishing that is carried out in accordance with the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations; and. ... and Duck Island prevent the by-catch of wolfish which has been experienced during traditional fishing activity in the past. In May 2003, Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada ...

  • Province Pledgesprotest-Free Cottage-Lot Lotto

    This is such a beautiful province," he said. "There are so many more opportunities for cottaging, we're happy to come through. The project spawned last fall's Hollow Water blockade that kept 60 Manitobans out of their cottages on the eastern shore of Lake Winnipeg. The Hollow Water First Nation protested the initiative because the province was giving away lots on their traditional land -...

  • First Nation Rebuffs Minister Again

    Conservation Minister Stan Struthers offered Friday to meet with Hollow Water Chief Ian Bushie during a traditional sweat-lodge ceremony that was to include a smoking of the pipe. Struthers was willing to meet even if the blockades remained in place and was hoping for an answer from Bushie Tuesday. None arrived. Bushie had some strong words for the province and for cottage owners, saying they...

  • Exploitation of Sea Resources and the Territorial Application of the Law of the Sea

    States have come together throughout the past decades in an effort to legalise navigation and trade activity on the seas. The international community have taken account of the traditional behaviour of coastal states towards each other as well as past discussions on the subject. Recently there has been much discussion on the UNCLOS, and the efforts and effects of this major piece of legislation on ...

  • Drunk Indian Myth Surfaces

    ... debunked, in the space of a few online hours Wednesday after a remote northern Manitoba fishing lodge blundered into one of Canada's most tenacious myths. Local and national aboriginal leaders, ...Dumas also noted lodge visitors use his band's traditional territory for hunting and fishing, and the lodge is located on his grandfather's trapline. Late ...

  • Fishing with a Child a Memorable Event

    No day of fishing is complete without preparing a traditional shore lunch. At noon, we pulled the boat up on a favourite island, where some fresh walleyes would be prepared, before heading out for more fishing in the afternoon. Be sure to have a proper fitting and approved personal floatation device for everyone in the boat. Children need a PFD that is fitted appropriately. Look for one with a...

  • Traditions Come Alive for Students at Dakota Culture Camp

    Matthew Pratt and his classmates are going back to their traditional roots and learning more about their culture this week, beyond the four walls of their classroom. ...Other traditional activities occurring outside the park include a traditional sweat and fishing in Oak Lake. Roland Ironman, a bow hunter who earned a gold medal in the 2007 North American ...

  • Windspeaker News Briefs

    two other Attawapiskat residents, Brian Okimaw and Paul Mattinas, set out on foot Jan. 4 on a trek from James Bay to Ottawa. Readers may remember Metatawabin as a speaker for Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence during her hunger strike last year. Metatawabin said he was inspired to do the trek by the Cree walkers who completed a three-month walk last March called the Journey of Nishiyuu. They...

  • Food As Art and Entertainment Makes St. John's, N.L., a Dining Destination

    A more typical dinner for two at Raymonds -- think cornish hen with foie gras jus or pan roasted cod with Jerusalem artichoke puree -- will top $300 with appetizer and dessert, depending on which wine you choose from a 42-page list. Charles refined many of those techniques during the decade he spent away, cooking for the Molson and Bronfman families at a remote fly fishing camp in Quebec, and...

  • Enbridge's Proposed Pipeline Reversal a 'Recipe for Disaster': Opponents

    If there were a bitumen spill in the A to A region, it could affect the drinking water for people who live there because we have such vulnerable aquifers, it could affect wildlife habitat in this area, which is so key for wildlife movement and climate change mitigation and it could ultimately result in extinctions if it hit vulnerable enough species at risk," she said outside the hearing.

  • Joint Review Panel Finds That Site C Will Have Significant Environmental And Aboriginal Impacts - Part 2 – Aboriginal

    ... Overall, the Panel determined that Site C would likely cause significant adverse effects on fishing opportunities and practices and on hunting and non-tenured trapping for various First Nation ..., firewood gathering, drinking water, trails and water routes) and resources used for traditional purpose such as fishing, hunting, trapping and other practices.  The majority of these potential ...

  • Seahorse power: Project Seahorse aims to change the way we protect shallow-water ecosystems.

    ...Meanwhile, 25 million seahorses are traded annually, primarily for use in traditional Chinese medicine as a cure for a variety of ailments, including impotence, poor blood circulation ... seahorse populations and ensure sustainable livelihoods for those who depend on seahorse fishing," says Vincent. . The team wasted no time, turning their focus towards the community of Handumon in ...

  • The 1999 Pacific Salmon Agreement: A Sustainable Solution?

    ...The agreement has been in place now for two full fishing seasons, and at the time of this writing the two nations are in the midst of a third year of ... River stocks within an area designated as "the Convention Waters" which encompassed the traditional fishing grounds for those stocks (Figure 1). Although the Fraser River lies entirely in Canada, a ...

  • Morrison Copper/Gold Mine Project Refused Environmental Assessment Certificate

    ... The proposed Project lies within the asserted traditional territory of the Lake Babine Nation, who participated throughout the EA process. Part of the ... the EAO to express concerns with the proposed project as it related to their traditional fishing rights on the Skeena River. They were consulted from that point forward. The EAO determined that ...

  • Canada's tous azimuts Arctic foreign policy.

    ... activities throughout the Arctic, Ottawa's discourse for the region is locked in a traditional narrative shaped by a belief that it has to promote Canadian territorial integrity in its Far ... stakeholders (non-Arctic states, international organizations, Indigenous partners, tourism, fishing, traditional security concerns, and oil & gas exploration and investments), where is Canada going? ...

  • Doing Business In Atlantic Canada

    ... to our provinces), developing a stronger export culture, and diversifying beyond a traditional dependence on natural resources. Thanks to this report, these issues have re-emerged as priorities ...About 80% of the province is forested. Combined with fishing, agriculture and mining, these traditional natural resource based industries have long been the ...