Posted by: Bob Payne | August 25, 2011

Grassy Narrows First Nation victory and renewable energy

The Grassy Narrows First Nation has won an important legal victory, affecting Ontario lands north of the English River, the “Keewatin Lands”. After 11 years of litigation, they have succeeded in obtaining a ruling that the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) had no right to issue forestry licenses permitting logging in part of their traditional territories, because of the interference that such logging would cause to their rights to hunt and fish under Treaty 3.

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