Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 2:55 PM ET

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Parliament Audio 2:55 PM ET

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P06 - (SCOC-Yukon-Watershed) OTTAWA. x-15s. In a victory for First Nations and environmental groups, the Supreme Court of Canada says the Yukon government was not entitled to rewrite a land-use plan for a huge swath of wilderness in the territory. Tr'ondek Hwech'in First Nation Chief Roberta Joseph says she was confident they would win. ("..their promises.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Margaret Rosling, a lawyer representing the First Nations and environmental groups involved in the case, says the ruling is likely to have a profound impact on resource development and ecological protection in the Peel Watershed, which covers an area the size of Ireland.

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P05 - (SCOC-Yukon-Watershed) OTTAWA. x-19s. In a victory for First Nations and environmental groups, the Supreme Court of Canada says the Yukon government was not entitled to rewrite a land-use plan for a huge swath of wilderness in the territory. …

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