The Canadian Press

1999-10-05 | Fisheries-Dhaliwal

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Federal Fisheries Minister Herb Dhaliwal announced on Oct. 5 that 33 of 35 Indian bands in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick would honor a 30-day moratorium on Indigenous lobster fishing. During that time, Dhaliwal said he would be working to come up with longer term solutions for regulating the fishery. But he also said any new regulations would be true to the spirit of the 1760 treaty that gave East Coast First Nations year-round access to fish and game.

Date: 1999-10-05
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the treaty that was signed in seventeen sixty was called the peace and friendship treaty I feel that it is only fitting that any effort we make to clarify the application of this treaty must be done with those words in mind >>

Clip ID: 19991005CPCN001