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Court to review logging injunction on Native land

The Quebec Court of Appeal on Wednesday agreed to hear a challenge to a logging injunction obtained by the Innu Nation.

The Innus won an injunction against Quebec, blocking logging on a remote island. The Innus claim the island as aboriginal territory.

The province appealed and the court of appeal agreed to hold a hearing in early September. Meanwhile, the Kruger company is being allowed to harvest burned timber and trees that were already cut down.

The Canadian Supreme Court ruled last year that governments must consult First Nations on decisions affecting their aboriginal territories.

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Quebec Court of Appeal approves challenge of ruling against Kruger logging (CP 7/7)

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