Throne speech leaves Manitoba Indigenous leader concerned over hunting rights 
Throne speech leaves Manitoba Indigenous leader concerned over hunting rights 

By Dave Baxter  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter This province’s most powerful Indigenous leader says she was paying close attention as the speech from the throne was delivered earlier this week, and although there were parts of the speech that left her hopeful, there were others she says gave her and others cause for concern. The speech, which was delivered by Lt.-Gov. Anita Neville in the Manitoba Legislature on Tuesday, saw the PC government offer an array of promises and commitments, but one of those commitments is already concerning to Indigenous leaders looking out for the Treaty rights of First Nations hunters across the province. The province said they would be “revitalizing the Conservation Officer Service” by hiring more officers, and providing better equipment and technology they said would combat activities

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