FSIN opposes new trespassing legislation – 20 CKRM

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201995 Views

May 10, 2019

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Executive is opposed to the new provincial trespassing legislation that was passed on Wednesday.

The new legislation says people must get consent from a rural landowner before entering private property. FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron says the new changes violates First Nations Inherent and Treaty Rights to hunt, fish and trap and that they plan to take legal action against the province.

Cameron adds the Kristjan Pierone case last year shows that Treaty trumps provincial law. Pierone, who was originally found guilty of hunting on private land, had his conviction overturned by the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal.

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