road allowance

road allowance

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Canadian land reserved by the government to be used for public roads
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Brant's officials looked at the speed limit on Governors Road East, the topography, the road allowance, and the proposed site distance and determined that a vehicle entrance would be allowed at an eastern location, subject to a permit and approval from the MTO.
Nevertheless, that morning, eighteen-year-old George Klym, who lived on the family farm seven miles south of Sundown, cut hay along the undeveloped range line road allowance which separated the Klym property on the east from the farm of Onufry Mandziuk to the west.
The two documentaries analyzed in detail, The Road Allowance People by Maria Campbell and Itam Hakim, Hopiit by Victor Masayesva, were both made in the 1980s.
Prefontaine said Canadian society in general was under the impression that 1885 was over and didn't need to be talked about; it also wasn't going to recognize the bad things that had gone on, like how Metis people were marginalized and mistreated and what happened with the road allowance people.
She explores whether there exists an identifiable indigenous film practice and the extent to which indigenous filmmakers dissociate from or adapt to standard film forms while discussing the following films: Maria Campbell's The Road Allowance People; Victor Masayesva's Itam Hakim, Hopiit; Lloyd Martell's Talker; Chris Eyre's Tenacity and Smoke Signals; Shelly Niro's Overweight with Crooked Teeth and Honey Moccasin; Gil Cardinal's Big Bear; and Zacharias Kunuk's Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner.
Stories of the Road Allowance, collected and translated by Maria Campbell, is a project that I was very proud to illustrate.
The River Road was a trail connecting neighbours, and a road allowance near today's Highway 9 wasn't favoured either, since willow bushes had to be laid to ease wagon wheels out of endless mud.
You'll find yourself listening to how people speak, basking in the cadences and rhythms of the "road allowance" people.
She read stories from her book, Stories of the Road Allowance People, answered questions from the audience, and later signed copies of her books.
The large, mature tree was mostly on the defendant property owners' lot and partly on the defendant municipality's road allowance. Inspections done after the accident showed that the tree was badly diseased and almost totally rotted out inside the trunk, but this could not be seen.
In June, Brant signed an encroachment agreement which allowed the entire sign to be installed on the municipal road allowance. Previously, the church had installed a solid sign at the same location and wanted to have an improved sign.