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Fisheries

Fisheries

The Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick provides technical advice to Wolastoqey Communities on projects that have the potential to impact Wolastoqey fishing rights (both food, social and ceremonial and commercial fishing rights) to help protect these rights, including in the context of Crown fisheries decisions.

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Forestry

Forestry

The Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick provides technical advice to the Wolastoqey Communities regarding potential impacts to Wolastoqey domestic timber harvesting rights and other Aboriginal and Treaty Rights from forestry decisions and activities. The Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick is currently supporting the Wolastoqey Communities in discussions with the Government of New Brunswick about how provincial forestry management and rules interfere with Wolastoqey Aboriginal and Treaty Rights, how Wolastoqey domestic timber harvesting rights can be implemented, how the Government of New Brunswick can consult and accommodate on forestry, and how concerns with commercial harvesting can be addressed.

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Land and Resource Use Studies

Land and Resource Use Studies

Land and Resource Use Studies are often completed as part of an environmental review of a proposed project in order to clearly demonstrate how the proposed project will impact Wolastoqey land use-based rights such as hunting, fishing, cutting wood, harvesting of plants along with occupation (such as camps, trails and travelways, spiritual sites, etc.). Recommendations are then typically presented based on the Land and Resource Use Study for how to mitigate (lessen or eliminate) impacts on rights.

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