Louis Riel: Firebrand (Quest Biography) by Sharon Stewart

By Sharon Stewart

Louis Riel dedicated his existence to the Metis reason. A fiery activist, he struggled opposed to injustice as he observed it. He was once a pioneer within the box of Aboriginal rights and land claims yet used to be branded an outlaw in his personal time. In 1885, he was once done for treason. In 1992, the home of Commons declared Riel a founding father of Manitoba. November sixteen is now precise Louis Riel Day in Canada.

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A. BROWN ET AL. general, the concentration of labile monomeric Al (the fraction considered to be the most toxic to fish) was around 100 ug L -1. 0, the Ca concentration increased to over 10 mg L-1 and, within a week the total Al concentration was less than 100 ug- 1 . During subsequent dry spells in July and September 1984, the previously observed pretreatment trend of higher pH's being found during periods of low flow was reserved. 5, and for the Ca concentration to also fall when the flow was low.

Diaptomus minutus was dominant in both lakes, but declined after liming. Longer-term population responses appeared to be related to the dynamics of individual populations and changes in predation pressure. This caused some species to become abundant again in Cranberry Pond after reacidification while remaining rare in Woods Lake. Four additional crustacea became prominent in the lakes after liming: the cladocerans Bosmina longirostris and Daphnia catawba in Cranberry Pond, and D. catawba and the cyclopoid copepod Cyclops scutifer in Woods Lake.

We are also indebted to the following people for the supply of data/information used in this paper. Miss K. Paterson and members of Technical Services, SSEB for chemical analyses and data handling, Mrs. V. Proctor and Dr. A. Dickson of CERL for data processing, Mr. G. Hudson and staff of the Macaulay Land Use Research Institute for vegetation survey, Miss E. S. Clymo of Queen Mary College, London for the sphagnum survey, Dr. P. Raven of University College, London for the Aquatic Macrophyte Survey, Dr.

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