road allowance

road allowance

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Canadian land reserved by the government to be used for public roads
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Services include maintenance of green areas (mowing, mowing); Pruning of trees; felling and felling of trees and shrubs; cleaning of road allowance areas; collection of waste from the maintenance of plants; planting, watering, signage.
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.
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 Judge stated, "Given the apparent age of the tree and the fact that its limbs overhung both the road allowance and the Lawn Bowling Club, I believe a reasonable property owner would have inspected the tree to ascertain whether it needed attention.
who were asked to remove their irrigation vent standpipes from the county's road allowance on the Ninth Concession Road, asked that the vent standpipes for their newly installed irrigation system be permitted to remain.
For me, the people that I come from, the road allowance people, the disenfranchised people, there is history of being shut out and silenced.