O.C. 140/2018

May 14, 2018


            The Lieutenant Governor in Council

1          designates the land legally described in the attached Appendix as a provincial park;

2          declares that the provincial park is to be a wildland provincial park known as Richardson Wildland Provincial Park.

            For Information only

Recommended by:          Minister of Environment and Parks

Authority:                           Provincial Parks Act
                                             (section 6)


 

APPENDIX

Provincial Parks Act

The lands described in the Schedule of Lands are designated as a Provincial Park to be known as Richardson Wildland Provincial Park.

 

SCHEDULE OF LANDS

RICHARDSON WILDLAND PROVINCIAL PARK

All those parcels or tracts of land, situate, lying and being in mostly unsurveyed lands in the province of Alberta, Canada, and being more particularly described as follows:

All intervening theoretical road allowances encountered along the boundary described herein are assumed to be crossed by the shortest straight line distance.

Commencing at the north east corner of section thirty-six (36), township one hundred three (103), range one (1), west of the fourth (4) meridian, being also on the Provincial Boundary of  Alberta and Saskatchewan;

Thence southerly from the said point of commencement, along the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary, to the north east corner of section thirty-six (36), township one hundred two (102), range one (1), being also on the north boundary of township one hundred two (102);

Thence westerly from the said north east corner of section thirty-six (36), along the north boundary of township one hundred two (102), across range one (1), to a point of intersection on the north boundary of section thirty-six (36), township one hundred two (102), range two (2), that is the production southerly of the east boundary of section one (1), township one hundred three (103), range two (2);

Thence northerly from the said point of intersection, along the eastern boundaries of sections one (1) and twelve (12), township one hundred three (103), range two (2), to the north east corner of the said section twelve (12);

Thence westerly from the said north east corner of section twelve (12), along the north boundaries of sections twelve (12) through eight (8), to the north quarter section line of the said section eight (8), said point being the north west corner of the north east quarter of the said section eight (8);

Thence southerly from the said north west corner of the north east quarter of section eight (8), along the quarter section line to the south west corner of the south east quarter of the said section eight (8), township one hundred three (103), range two (2);

Thence westerly from the said south west corner of the south east quarter of section eight (8), along the south boundaries of sections eight (8) and seven (7), to the south east corner of section twelve (12), township one hundred three (103), range three (3);

Thence northerly from the said south east corner of section twelve (12), along the east boundary of section twelve (12) to its north east corner;

Thence westerly from the said north east corner of section twelve (12), along the north boundaries of sections twelve (12) through nine (9), to the north west corner of the said section nine (9), township one hundred three (103), range three (3);

Thence southerly from the said north west corner of section nine (9), along the west boundaries of sections nine (9) and four (4), to a point of intersection on the north boundary of section thirty-two (32), township one hundred two (102), range three (3), that is the production southerly of the west boundary of the said section four (4);

Thence westerly from the said point of intersection, along the north boundaries of sections thirty-two (32) and thirty-one (31), to the north west corner of the said section thirty-one (31), township one hundred two (102), range three (3);

Thence southerly from the said north west corner of section thirty-one (31), along the west boundaries of sections thirty-one (31), thirty (30), nineteen (19), eighteen (18), seven (7) and six (6), to the point of intersection of the west boundary of the said section six (6) and the left bank of the Marguerite River, in township one hundred two (102), range three (3);

Thence generally southerly and westerly from the said point of intersection, along the left bank and following the sinuosities of the Marguerite River, to its westernmost intersection with the south boundary of section nineteen (19), township one hundred (100), range five (5);

Thence westerly from the said point of intersection, along the south boundary of section nineteen (19) to the south east corner of section twenty-four (24), township one hundred (100), range six (6), being also on the east boundary of range six (6);

Thence northerly from the said south east corner of section twenty-four (24), along the eastern boundary of range six (6), through townships one hundred (100), one hundred one (101) and one hundred two (102), to the north east corner of section thirty-six (36), township one hundred two (102), range six (6), being also on the north boundary of township one hundred two (102); 

Thence westerly from the said north east corner of section thirty-six (36), along the north boundary of township one hundred two (102) across ranges six (6), seven (7), eight (8) and a portion of range nine (9), to a point on the north boundary of section thirty-six (36), township one hundred two (102), range nine (9), that is the production southerly of the east boundary of township one hundred three (103), range nine (9);

Thence northerly from the said point on the north boundary of section thirty-six (36), along the eastern boundary of range nine (9), through township one hundred three (103), to the south east corner of section one (1), township one hundred four (104), range nine (9);

Thence westerly from the said south east corner of section one (1), township one hundred four (104), range nine (9) along the southern boundaries of sections one (1) and two (2), to the point of intersection of the said south boundary of section two (2), with the right bank of the Athabasca River;

Thence generally northerly from the said point of intersection, along the right bank of the Athabasca River, to the point of intersection with the south boundary of section thirteen (13), township one hundred four (104), range nine (9), being also the south west corner of the Chipewyan Indian Reserve No. 201F;

Thence easterly, northerly and westerly along the boundary of the said Chipewyan Indian Reserve No. 201F, to its north west corner, being also a point of intersection of the right bank of the Athabasca River with the north boundary of section thirteen (13), township one hundred four (104), range nine (9);

Thence generally northerly from the said north west corner of Chipewyan Indian Reserve No. 201 F, along the right bank of the Athabasca River to the point of intersection with the north boundary of township one hundred four (104);

Thence westerly from the said point of intersection, along the north boundary of township one hundred four (104) to the centre of the main channel of the Athabasca River;

Thence generally northerly, downstream, along the said centre of the main channel of the Athabasca River to a point nearest the beginning or southern end of the main channel of the Embarras River;

Thence in a direct line to the centre of the said main channel of the Embarras River at its southern end;

Thence generally northerly and north easterly, downstream, along the centre of the main channel of the Embarras River to its outlet into Lake Athabasca;

Thence continuing generally northerly along a theoretical line representing the primary flow of the Embarras River into Lake Athabasca, to a point of intersection on the south boundary of  township one hundred twelve (112);

Thence westerly along the south boundary of the said township one hundred twelve (112), to a point that is the projection southerly of the west boundary of section two (2), township one hundred twelve (112), range seven (7);

Thence in a straight line from the said point of intersection on the south boundary of township one hundred twelve (112), to the south west corner of section two (2), township one hundred twelve (112), range seven (7);

Thence northerly from the said south west corner of section two (2), along its west boundary to the north west corner of the said section;

Thence easterly from the said north west corner of section two (2), along the north boundaries of sections two (2) and one (1), to the north east corner of section one (1), township one hundred twelve (112), range seven (7); 

Thence southerly from the north east corner of the said section one (1), along the east boundary of the said section to the east quarter line of the said section, said point being the north east corner of the south east quarter of the said section one (1);

Thence easterly from the said north east corner of the south east quarter of the said section one (1), along the quarter section line of section six (6), township one hundred twelve (112) range six (6), to the north east corner of the south east quarter of the said section six (6);

Thence southerly from the said north east corner of the south east quarter of section six (6), along the east boundary of section six (6) to the north east corner of section thirty-one (31), township one hundred eleven, (111) range six (6);

Thence easterly from the said north east corner of section thirty-one (31), along the north boundaries of section thirty-two (32) and thirty-three (33) to the north east corner of the north west quarter of the said section thirty-three (33);

Thence southerly from the said north east corner of the north west quarter of section thirty-three (33), along the quarter section line to the centre of the said section thirty-three (33);

Thence easterly from the said centre of section thirty-three (33), along the quarter section line through sections thirty-three (33), thirty-four (34) and thirty-five (35) to the centre of the said section thirty-five (35);

Thence northerly from the said centre of section thirty-five (35), along the quarter section line to the north west corner of the north east quarter of the said section thirty-five (35);

Thence easterly from the said north west corner of the north east quarter of section thirty-five (35), along the north boundaries of sections thirty-five (35) and thirty-six (36) in township one hundred eleven (111), range six (6) and the north boundaries of sections thirty-one (31) and thirty-two (32) in township one hundred eleven (111), range five (5), to the north east corner of the north west quarter of the said section thirty-two (32);

Thence southerly from the said north east corner of the north west quarter of section thirty-two (32), along the quarter section line, to the centre of the said section thirty-two (32);

Thence easterly from the said centre of section thirty-two (32), along the quarter section lines through sections thirty-two (32), thirty-three (33), thirty-four (34) and thirty-five (35), to the north east corner of the south east quarter of the said section thirty-five (35);

Thence southerly from the said north east corner of the south east quarter of section thirty-five (35), along the east boundaries of sections thirty-five (35) and twenty-six (26), to the north east corner of section twenty-three (23);

Thence easterly from the said north east corner of section twenty-three (23), along the north boundary of section twenty-four (24), to the north east corner of the north west quarter of the said section twenty-four (24);

Thence southerly from the said north east corner of the north west quarter of section twenty-four (24) along the quarter section line through sections twenty-four (24) and thirteen (13) to the centre of the said section thirteen (13);

Thence easterly from the said centre of section thirteen (13); along the quarter section line to the north east corner of the south east quarter of the said section;

Thence southerly from the said north east corner of the south east east quarter of section thirteen (13), along the east boundaries of sections thirteen (13), twelve (12) and one (1) to a point on the north boundary of section thirty-six (36), township one hundred ten (110), range five (5), that is the production southerly of the said east boundary of section one (1), township one hundred ten (110), range five (5);

Thence easterly from the said point on the north boundary of section thirty-six (36), along said north boundary to the north east corner of the said section thirty-six (36), being also on the east boundary of range five (5);

Thence southerly from the said north east corner of section thirty-six (36), along the eastern boundary of range five (5), to the south east corner of the north east quarter of section one (1), township one hundred ten (110), range five (5);

Thence westerly from the said south east corner of the north east quarter of section one (1), along the quarter section line through sections one (1), two (2) and three (3), to the south east corner of the north east quarter of section four (4);

Thence southerly from the said south east corner of the north east quarter of section four (4), along the east boundary of section four (4), to the north east corner of section thirty-three (33), township one hundred nine (109), range five (5), being also on the north boundary of township one hundred nine (109);

Thence westerly from the said north east corner of section thirty-three (33), along the north boundary of township one hundred nine (109) to its intersection with the left bank of Big Point Channel, being also on the east boundary of Chipewyan Indian Reserve No. 201;

Thence generally northerly from the said point of intersection, along the left bank of Big Point Channel, to the north east corner of the said Chipewyan Indian Reserve No. 201;

Thence westerly from the said north east corner of Chipewyan Indian Reserve No. 201, in a direct line, to the north west corner of the said Chipewyan Indian Reserve No. 201, said north west corner being also on the right bank of Fletcher Channel;

Thence generally southerly from the said point of intersection on the right bank of Fletcher Channel, along the right bank of Fletcher Channel, to the intersection with the left bank of the main branch of the Athabasca River;

Thence generally south easterly and north easterly from the said point of intersection with the Athabasca River, downstream along the left bank of the Athabasca River, crossing any intervening minor channels, to the point of intersection with the east boundary of section three (3), township one hundred nine (109), range six (6);

Thence southerly from the said point of intersection, along the east boundary of section three (3) to the point of intersection on the right bank of the Athabasca River, said point being also on the boundary of the Chipewyan Indian Reserve No. 201E; 

Thence generally south westerly along the boundary of the said Chipewyan Indian Reserve No. 201E, to the south boundary of the north west quarter of section (2), township one hundred eight (108), range seven (7);

Thence easterly from the said point on the south boundary of the north west quarter of section two (2), along the quarter section line, to the north east corner of legal subdivision five (5) of the said section two (2);

Thence southerly from the said north east corner of legal subdivision five (5) of section two (2), in a direct line, to the north east corner of legal subdivision thirteen (13) of section thirty-five (35), township one hundred seven (107), range seven (7), being also on the north boundary of township one hundred seven (107);

Thence westerly from the said north east corner of legal subdivision thirteen (13), along the north boundary of township one hundred seven (107), to the north east corner of section thirty-six (36), township one hundred seven (107), range eight (8), being also on the east boundary of range eight (8);

Thence southerly from the said north east corner of section thirty-six (36), along the east boundary of range eight (8) to the south east corner of township one hundred seven (107), range eight (8);

Thence easterly from the said south east corner of township one hundred seven (107), range eight (8), along the south boundary of township one hundred seven (107), across ranges seven (7) and six (6), to a point of intersection on the north boundary of section thirty-four (34), township one hundred six (106) range six (6), with the south easterly limit of an unsurveyed roadway, said point of intersection being approximately 289 meters west of the north east corner of the said section thirty-four (34);

Thence north easterly from the said point of intersection on the north boundary of section thirty-four (34), along the south easterly limit of the unsurveyed roadway to its intersection with the south boundary of section eleven (11), township one hundred seven (107), range six (6);

Thence generally northerly from the said point of intersection of the unsurveyed roadway and the south boundary of section eleven (11), at a bearing of 4.8 degrees, to the right bank of the Maybelle River;

Thence generally north westerly along the right bank and following the sinuosities of the said Maybelle River, to the intersection with the left bank of an unnamed tributary in the south west quarter of section fourteen (14), township one hundred seven (107), range six (6);

Thence generally easterly from the said point of intersection, along the left bank of the unnamed creek, to the intersection with the west boundary of section eighteen (18), township one hundred seven (107), range five (5);

Thence northerly from the said point of intersection, along the western boundaries of sections eighteen (18) and nineteen (19), to the north west corner of the said section nineteen (19);

Thence easterly from the said north west corner of section nineteen (19), along the north boundaries of sections nineteen (19), twenty (20), twenty-one (21) and twenty-two (22), to the north east corner of the said section twenty-two (22);

Thence southerly from the said north east corner of section twenty-two (22), along the eastern boundaries of sections twenty-two (22), fifteen (15), ten (10) and three (3), to the south east corner of the said section three (3), township one hundred seven (107), range five (5);

Thence westerly from the said south east corner of section three (3), along the south boundary of section three (3) to a point on the said south boundary of section three (3) that is the projection northerly of the east boundary of section thirty-three (33), township one hundred six (106), range five (5);

Thence southerly from the said point on the south boundary of section three (3), along the east boundaries of sections thirty-three (33), twenty-eight (28), twenty-one (21), sixteen (16), nine (9) and four (4) in township one hundred six (106), range five (5), to the south east corner of the said section four (4);

Thence westerly from the said south east corner of section four (4), along the south boundaries of sections four (4) and five (5), to the south east corner of section six (6);

Thence southerly and westerly from the said southeast corner of section six (6), along the eastern and southern boundaries of section thirty-one (31), township one hundred five (105), range five (5), to the south east corner of section thirty-six (36), township one hundred five (105), range six (6), also being on the east boundary of range six (6);

Thence southerly from the said south east corner of section thirty-six (36), along the east boundary of range six (6), through townships one hundred five (105) and one hundred four (104), to the south east corner of township one hundred four (104), range six (6), being also on the north boundary of township one hundred three (103);

Thence easterly from the said south east corner of township one hundred four (104), range six (6), along the north boundary of township one hundred three (103), through ranges five (5), four (4), three (3), two (2) and one (1), to the point of commencement at the north east corner of section thirty-six (36), township one hundred three (103), range one (1), west of the fourth (4) meridian on the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary.

SAVING AND EXCEPTING

A.  All those portions of the described lands required for Chipewyan Indian Reserve No. 201B, as shown on a plan of record on file in the Land Titles Office at Edmonton, for the North Alberta Land Registration District as No. 1398EU.

B.  All those portions of the described lands required for Old Fort Indian Reserve No. 217, as shown on a plan of record on file in the said Land Titles Office at Edmonton, as No. 882 1598.

C.  All those portions of the described lands required for Athabasca Dunes Ecological Reserve as proclaimed by Order-in-Council 614/88.

The lands herein described contain three hundred twelve thousand sixty-eight (312,068) hectares (771,137 acres), more or less.