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What does UCL stand for?

UCL stands for Unoccupied Crown Land (various locations)

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Under the NRTA, brought into force in 1930, Canada transferred to Saskatchewan all Crown lands, minerals and other natural resources within the province, subject to a number of conditions, including that Saskatchewan provide unoccupied Crown lands if Canada needs land in order to fulfill its obligations under Treaties.
So the uneasy status quo was set up, allowing the vocations to go ahead as before on unoccupied Crown land, until the land was "taken up".
Ontario has proposed, as a quick solution to the standoff, that unoccupied Crown lands within the original Six Nations' land grant be exchanged for the disputed lands being occupied in Caledonia.
In his appeals, his defence lawyers argued only that as a Metis, he had a constitutional right as an "Indian" to hunt for food on unoccupied Crown lands under paragraph 13 of the NRTA.
Although a particular First Nations member may live on a reserve, the family may have continued to hunt or trap on unoccupied Crown land outside the reserve.
Some Metis nations have kept their historical ties to the lands and may have preserved hunting rights on unoccupied Crown lands (like Indians but without the official reserve and other federal benefits).