The Canadian Press

1999-11-17 | SCOC Fish

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The Supreme Court of Canada on Nov. 17 turned down a request to re-hear a controversial case, in which it ruled that East Coast Mi'kmaq (MIG'-maw) have the right to fish year-round. But Canadian Press reporter Terry Pedwell said the court also stressed that native treaty rights can and should be regulated.

Date: 1999-11-17
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the high court says the issues it was asked to clarify in reopening the case went beyond its original judgment so the case will not be reopened at the same time I'll ever the courts dresses that it's September ruling in the Donald Marshall case specified that native fishing hunting and Gathering rights are regulated right those regulations could include applying a justifiable a reasonable limit the catches or declaring close seasons >>