Abasand Oils Limited was wound up and during the period before it was finally wound up the company had maintained equipment and property on the location at a cost of $85,000. When the government took over the property it was felt that the company should be compensated for the maintenance costs incurred during that period.
been the policy of the federal government to establish bird sanctuaries under the Migratory Birds Convention Act without prior consent from the provincial government concerned. The matter of this proposed sanctuary was taken up promptly with the provincial department of lands and forests, but that department wished to further study the situation. At the moment an investigation is being carried out by the dominion wildlife officer for Ontario and an officer of the Ontario department of lands and forests.
When the natural resources were turned over to the province in 1930, under the agreement it left the Indians with ordinary rights for fishing and trapping in the province. There has been no change in that situation.