MÉTIS HARVESTING IN ALBERTA
Some Métis in Alberta are the beneficiaries of harvesting rights guaranteed by Section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982. In 2003, these rights were the subject of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision R v Powley. This document describes how these rights are currently recognized by the Province of Alberta:
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HUNTING & FISHING REGULATIONS (ALBERTA)
FISHERIES & RELATED ADVISORIES (ALBERTA)
Sustaining the Subsistence Food Fishery and Conserving Fish Stocks for Future Generations: A Summary of Domestic Fishing Regulations in Alberta (Alberta Environment & Parks, January 2016)
Mercury in fish in central Alberta: Lac la Nonne and Lac Ste. Anne (Alberta Health Services; March 01, 2009)
INDUSTRY CONSTRUCTION UPDATES:
Trans Mountain Expansion Project
Construction continues along Spread 2 and will begin in the area east of the Pembina River beginning in summer 2021.
For safety reasons, once construction activities commence in an area, Traditional Land Use activities such as harvesting and hunting will be restricted in and around the immediate area of active construction. However, areas that are not active work sites can still be utilized for Traditional Land Use activities during construction.