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The 1977 Northern Flood Agreement (NFA) was negotiated in an attempt to define compensation for the damage caused by Churchill River Diversion constructed in the 1970s as part of Manitoba Hydro's massive hydroelectric development in Northern Manitoba. In particular, the CRD caused changes to the water levels of rivers and lakes, which resulted in flooding and disruptions to waterways that affected hunting, fishing, trapping and sacred sites.The text consists of 25 sections as follows: Definitions (1); General provisions (2); Land Exchange (3); Land Use (4); Navigation (5); Quality of Water (6); Cemeteries & Objects of Cultural Significance (7); Maps (8); Notice to Parties (9); Minimization of Damage (10); Accident, Disability & Life Insurance (11); Community Infrastructure (12); Additional Clearing (13); Policy Matters (14); Wildlife Resources Policy (15); Planning Policy (16); Environmental Impact Policy (17); Miscellaneous Policy (18); Registered Trapline Program & Fishing Program (19); Community Liaison Committee (20); Employment Task Force (21); Remedial Works (22); Other Matters (23); Arbitration (24); Duration and Successors (25). Eight Annexes are enclosed.

Implemented by: Split Lake Cree First Nation Flooded Land Act (S.C. 1994, c. 42). (2015-04-27)
Implemented by: York Factory First Nation Flooded Land Act (S.C .1997, c. 28) (1997-04-25)
Implemented by: Split Lake Agreement. (1992-04-24)
Implemented by: Norway House Cree Nation Northern Flood Master Implementation Agreement Act (S.M. 1998, c. 43). (1998-06-29)
Implemented by: Nelson House First Nation Flooded Land Act (S.C. 1997, c. 29). (1997)

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