Algonquins expand blockade, halt all logging.The Algonquins of Barriere Lake of Quebec have expanded their blockade blockade, use of naval forces to cut off maritime communication and supply. Blockades may be used to prevent shipping from reaching enemy ports, or they may serve purposes of coercion. The term is rarely applied to land sieges. of loggers on their territory and ordered all forestry companies cutting La Verendrye La Vé·ren·drye , Sieur de Title of Pierre Gaultier de Varennes. 1685-1749.
French-Canadian explorer who established a chain of trading posts in New France, thus breaking Britain's economic stronghold on the region. Park to stop their activities "until the Trilateral Agreement is put back in good standing." The foresters were also advised to put pressure on the federal Minister of Indian Affairs, Ron Irwin Ronald A. Irwin, PC , CM , QC , LL.B (born October 29 1936) is a Canadian diplomat and former politician.
Born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Irwin earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Western Ontario and a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School of York , and the Quebec Minister Responsible for Natural Resources and Aboriginal Affairs, Guy Chevrette Guy Chevrette (born January 10 1940 in Saint-Come, Quebec) served as Parti Québécois leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly of Quebec, Canada, from 1987 to 1989. , to speed up the resolution of the whole matter and return to the management of the region's natural resources through the Trilateral Agreement process. Algonquin Chief Harry Wawatie said the Algonquins have been denied a voice for a full year in the management of their traditional land and their own affairs, since a "callous cal·lous
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a callus or callosity.
of the nature of a callus; hard. " decision by Irwin to not recognize the traditional leadership of the community. "People have no food and no money to buy anything for the children. While your accountants may be worried about your profit-margin, our community is worried about whether or not we are going to survive," wrote Wawatie to the forest companies.