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  1. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Agreement outlines the relationships and obligations between the Iniut of the Nunavut Settlement Area and Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada. This Agreement – also referred to as Nunavut Land Claims Agreement - is a land claims agreement between the Inuit of the Nunavut Settlement Area (part of the Northwest Territories) and the Government of Canada subject to the Constitution Act of 1982. The lands are not deemed to be "Lands Reserved for Indians" with respect to the Constitution Act of 1867.

  2. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Agreement lays down provisions relating to the implementation of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement between Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada and Makivik Corporation. The text consists of 18 sections. Eight Annexes are enclosed.Furthermore, the present Governance Agreement sets out a process for Sioux Valley Dakota Nation to take control over and pass laws relating to natural resource development and the environmental assessment of related projects on its reserve land base.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The purpose of the present Act is to transfer control over Crown lands and natural resources from the federal government to the Province of Alberta. Section 2 of the Act confirms the Agreement set out in the Schedule (Memorandum of Agreement, made on 14 December 1929). Under the present Natural Resources Transfer Agreement (N.R.T.A.) the Government of Canada agrees that provincial laws respecting game shall apply to the Indians within provincial boundaries in order to secure the continuance of the supply of game and fish for the support and subsistence of Indians.

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    An Act respecting the transfer of the natural resources of Alberta.

    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act is also referred to as Natural Resources Transfer Agreement (N.R.T.A.). In particular, the purpose of the present Agreement is to transfer control over Crown lands and natural resources to the Province of Alberta. The text consists of 2 sections and 1 Schedule containing the Agreement between the government of Canada and the government of the Province of Alberta.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act approves the enclosed Memorandum of Agreement of 24 March 1924 between the Government of the Dominion of Canada and the Government of the Province of Ontario. Section 1 establishes that all Indian Reserves in the Province of Ontario shall be administered by the Dominion of Canada for the benefit of the band or bands of Indians. Section 5 lays down provisions dealing with mining claims on behalf of bands of Indians.

  6. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The public lands described in Schedules I and II hereto are required for wildlife research, conservation or interpretation. The Minister of the Environment is entrusted with the administration, management and control of those public lands.

    Implements: Canada Wildlife Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. W-9). (2010-12-10)

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    An Act to provide for the settlement of claims by Indian bands in British Columbia relating to certain lands cut off from their reserves.

    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act establishes that a band, or its council, may make agreements with Canada and British Columbia for resolving and extinguishing claims to cut-off lands. It notes that "Negotiations toward such agreements do not constitute an admission by Canada of the existence of any legal obligation of Canada toward the band in question" and that "Any such agreement executed prior to this Act is declared to have effect as of the date of its execution." The text consists of 7 sections.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act makes provisions for the settlement of differences between the governments of the Dominion of Canada and the Province of British Columbia respecting Indian Lands and certain other Indian Affairs in the afore-mentioned Province. In particular, section 2 grants powers to the Governor in Council to settle such differences with respect to Indian matters. The text consists of 3 sections.

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