The settlement of the Hog Island Specific Claim

The settlement of the Hog Island Specific Claim

Hog Island is the collective name for the lands originally composed of George Island, George’s Sand Island, Fish Island and Bill Hook Island. George’s Sand Island and Bill Hook Island are now joined.

A Specific Claim, otherwise known as a Specific Land Claim, deals with past wrongs against First Nations caused by a breach of Canada’s fiduciary duty. These claims relate to the administration of land and other First Nation assets and to the fulfillment of historic treaties and other agreements.

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