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, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the High Court says the issues it was asked to clarify in re opening the case went beyond its original judgment so the case will not be re opened at the same time however the court stresses that it's September ruling in the Donald Marshall case is specified that native fishing hunting and gathering rights are regulated writes those regulations could include applying justifiable a reasonable limits to catches or declaring close seasons >>

Clip ID: 19991117CPCN003