GOVERNING THE SUPERIOR GAME PRESERVE, DISTRICT OF THUNDER BAY
( Extract from the Ontario Gazette of Saturday, November 7th, 1925)
COPY OF AN ORDER- IN- COUNCIL, APPROVED BY THE HONOURABLE THE LIEUTENANT – GOVERNOR, DATED THE 30TH DAY OF OCTOBER, A.D. 1925.
Upon the recommendation of the Honourable the Minister of Mines, the Committee of Council advise that, pursuant to the provisions of clause (g) of Section 8 of The Ontario Game and Fisheries Act, it shall be unlawful to hunt, take, pursue, kill, wound, destroy or have in possession any bird or animal, or be in possession of any firearm of any description on the territory described below, and such territory to be created as a Crown Game Preserve, and designated as “The Superior Game Preserve;” such lands being more particularly described as follows:
All the territory in the District of Thunder Bay situate and lying south of a point located at the mouth of the Black Sturgeon River where it enters Black Bay east of the Village of Hurkett, thence along the eastern bank of the river to the Canadian National Railway to a point on the Nipigon Bay known as Red Rock, thence easterly to the rock quarries located at the mouth of the Nipigon River south of the Village of Nipigon, thence following the shore line of the main land to a point due south of the westerly boundaries of the Village of Schreiber, together with the waters of Black Bay and all the islands therein.
The provisions of this Regulation shall not apply to any officer of the Department of Game and Fisheries who may be given a special permit to carry firearms and to kill predatory animals and vermin on the Preserve, or take animals for educational, scientific or propagation purposes; provided, however, that the District Warden may issue a permit to have firearms in possession and to take all water fowl, during the regular open season, on the waters of Lake Superior and bays thereof, within the territories of the above Preserve.
The Committee further advise that the Order-in-Council, dated the 21st day of October, 1924, governing the “Superior Game Preserve,” be revoked.
(signed) C. F. Bulmer,
Clerk, Executive Council.