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Courts hear complex cases involving claims to harvest wildlife – The Chronicle Herald

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 2016171 Views

March 11, 2016

From the famous Bullwinkle case to a recent legal opinion that lending a gun can get you in hot water, it’s an observable fact that prosecuting cases involving potential aboriginal and Metis claims to the right to harvest wildlife in Nova Scotia can be tricky business.

In February, Sydney Judge A. Peter Ross ruled Larry Edward Webb ought not to have lent a gun to a buddy who probably had a legal, constitutional right to shoot a Cape Breton moose.

Webb didn’t enter the woods and he didn’t carry a firearm.

But on Oct. 10, 2014, Webb’s friend George spotted a moose in a bog near Wagmatcook, Nova Scotia, and his gun jammed.

Read More: http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1348474-courts-hear-complex-cases-involving-claims-to-harvest-wildlife

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