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Vancouver police kept media informed on Paul case, inquiry told – CBC

Vancouver police kept media informed on Paul case, inquiry told

Thu Feb 14, 6:22 AM

VANCOUVER (CBC) – A former high-profile Vancouver police spokeswoman told an inquiry Wednesday that she didn’t remember if she had told the media that several police officers were disciplined in connection with the death of Frank Paul.

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/cbc/080214/canada/vancouver_bc_frank_paul_inquiry_1

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008517 Views

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Soundstreams presents The Journey (Pimooteewin) – The First Ever Cree Opera

Libretto by Tomson Highway & Music by Melissa Hui

February 15 & 16 @ 8pm
Jane Mallett Theatre (27 Front Street E)

Featuring:
Lydia Adams, conducter
Michael Greyeyes, stage director and choreography

Listen to Michael Greyeyes, stage director and choreographer speak about The Journey at a workshop in December.
Hear a clip of Bud Roach as Weesageechak lamenting the loss of his loved ones to the land of the dead.
>Hear a clip of the Elmer Iseler Singers and oboist Clair Scholtz as Weesageechak and Misagoo reach the river.
Hear a clip of the Elmer Iseler Singers performing the dance of the dead.

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008978 Views

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Soundstreams premieres first Cree opera – Toronto Star

Soundstreams premieres first Cree opera
Pimooteewin, four years in the making, is first opera sung in Cree. It premieres tomorrow

Feb 14, 2008 04:30 AM
John Terauds
CLASSICAL MUSIC CRITIC

The very first operas, four centuries ago, were based on Greco-Roman myth. So an opera based on First Nations myth, with its similar conflicts between god and human, isn’t too much of a stretch.

http://www.thestar.com/article/303327

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008545 Views

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First Nations becoming lawless, says Tory – Hamilton Spec

First Nations becoming lawless, says Tory

The Canadian Press
TORONTO (Feb 14, 2008)

The Liberal government needs to restore respect for the rule of law in Caledonia, Ontario’s Opposition leader says.

http://www.thespec.com/article/324818

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008486 Views

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Crombie pushes for joint patrols – Hamilton Spec

Crombie pushes for joint patrols
OPP and Six Nations police cover area

February 14, 2008
Daniel Nolan
The Hamilton Spectator
CAYUGA (Feb 14, 2008)

A plan is being promoted to have the Ontario Provincial Police and Six Nations police do joint patrols of a rural concession caught in the middle of the Caledonia land claims dispute.

http://www.thespec.com/article/324848

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008563 Views

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Canada Council ups the ante for coming year – Globe and Mail

Canada Council ups the ante for coming year

GUY DIXON
From Thursday’s Globe and Mail
February 14, 2008 at 4:07 AM EST

Toronto — As part of its funding plans for the 2008-09 fiscal year starting April 1, the Canada Council for the Arts announced that it will give an additional $4.9-million in grants and services to artists. This includes $700,000 in increased payments to authors.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080214.wbuzz14-2/BNStory/Entertainment/

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008525 Views

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Residential school payment denials can be reviewed – The StarPhoenix

Residential school payment denials can be reviewed

Darren Bernhardt, The StarPhoenix
Published: Thursday, February 14, 2008

Indian residential school survivors denied compensation shouldn’t give up hope just yet, a federal government official said Wednesday.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/local/story.html?id=f7b6db7b-eb7e-4ced-8857-13f274ff6acb

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008444 Views

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N.W.T. diamond mines not hiring northerners first: MLA – CBC

N.W.T. diamond mines not hiring northerners first: MLA

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2008 | 9:41 AM CT
CBC News

Diamond companies in the Northwest Territories are making it easier for workers in southern Canada to get jobs in their mines, when they should be giving that work to northerners, a Yellowknife MLA says.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2008/02/14/nwt-mines.html

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008541 Views

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Yukon First Nations wrap up talks with federal ministers – CBC

Yukon First Nations wrap up talks with federal ministers
Chief credits self-government with securing talks with top officials

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2008 | 10:10 AM CT
CBC News

Yukon First Nations chiefs and Premier Dennis Fentie have wrapped up a series of meetings this week with federal cabinet ministers and officials in Ottawa.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2008/02/14/yukon-talks.html

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008506 Views

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Innu Kids Facing Foster Care Crisis: Chief – CBC

Innu kids facing foster care crisis: chief

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2008 | 5:17 AM CT
CBC News

At least a quarter of the children in Labrador’s two Innu communities are in some form of protective custody, a document obtained by CBC News shows.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2008/02/14/innu-foster.html

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008470 Views

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Tory senators boycott committee trip to North – CTV

Tory senators boycott committee trip to North

Updated Wed. Feb. 13 2008 10:07 PM ET
CTV.ca News Staff

Conservative senators are boycotting a trip by the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry to Canada’s frozen North, saying the journey is far too expensive and the region is mostly barren of vegetation.

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20080213/senate_trips_080213/20080213?hub=TopStories

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008638 Views

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Fair will teach kids about traditional native tobacco – Brantford Expositor

Fair will teach kids about traditional native tobacco

A nutrition fair that will also help educate kids on the difference between smoking cigarettes and using traditional native tobacco will be held Friday at Central Public School.

http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=901914

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008534 Views

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Now Taking Submissions For 2008 MARIA Promotional CD

February 14, 2008

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOON, Thursday, March 6, 2008

MARIA is planning the release of manitobamusic.com – vol. 5, a promotional compilation CD in April of 2008. It will be multi-genre, targeted to music industry professionals working with popular genres (e.g. – rock, punk, pop, roots, hip-hop, etc.). The CD will be distributed widely through various music industry festivals and conferences, as well as directly to key players in the industry. MARIA gets these CDs into the hands of managers, labels, agents, festivals, publishers, campus and club buyers, radio programmers, publicists, music journalists, as well as many others who can help your career.

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008684 Views

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Leadership in Aboriginal Finance and Management Recognized at 8th Annual AFOA National Conference

MONTREAL, Feb. 14 – The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada is pleased to announce the 2008 recipients of the AFOA/Xerox Excellence in Aboriginal Leadership awards at 8th Annual AFOA national conference in Montreal, Quebec.

The recipients for the 5th year of the award are Chief Thomas M. Bressette of Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation just north of Sarnia Ontario and Dan Christmas, Senior Advisor to Chief and Council at Membertou First Nation in Nova Scotia.

by NationTalk on February 15, 20081146 Views

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Media alert – Morris Mohawk Gaming Group And Bodog Team Up To Sponsor CMRC National Ice Racing Event In Kahnawake, QC; All Proceeds Go To Local Girls Soccer Team

MONTREAL, Feb. 14 –

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What: Morris Mohawk Gaming Group and Bodog have sponsored the Canadian Motosport Racing Club's (CMRC) National ice racing event in Kahnawake, Quebec. The day long event will feature motorcycles and four wheelers of all shapes, sizes and CC's doing battle on the icy surface of the Lac St-Louis. All proceeds from admission, 50/50 tickets and concession sales will go to the local girl's soccer team. Admission is free for Kahnawake residents and kids under 12 and all non-residents $10.

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008806 Views

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News Conference/Teleconference – New Report: Federal Government Missing in Action on Most Destructive Project on Earth – the Tar Sands

First Nation communities downriver of Tar Sands bring their case to Ottawa

TORONTO, Feb. 14 –

TELECONFERENCE: Call in numbers for outside Ottawa:
Local / International: 416-640-3404
North American Toll-Free: 1-866-322-1159
Quote confirmation code: 8400606
Please dial in at least 5 minutes before the news conference starts at 10:30 a.m. EST

PLEASE NOTE: RSVP to Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, if you plan to call in for the news conference. (416) 323-9521 ext. 232; jfoulds@environmentaldefence.ca

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008640 Views

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Liberals Urge Government to Follow Australia’s Lead: Apologize

February 13, 2008

OTTAWA – The Conservative government should follow the lead of the Australian government and formally apologize for the historic injustices against residential school survivors, Liberal Aboriginal Affairs Critic Anita Neville said today.

“After months of pressure from the Liberal Opposition, the government finally committed to an apology, but we’re still waiting for it,” said Ms. Neville. “The House of Commons passed a Liberal motion, which called on the government to issue a formal apology to the Survivors of Residential Schools, and we’re still waiting.

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008670 Views

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Statement: Attawapiskat School

2008-02-14

Audio & Video Files

Mr. Speaker,

There is a beautiful biblical phrase: “Out of the mouths of babes you have perfected praise.”

It reminds us all to often that children can see with a clarity and a truth that spin doctors and politicians cannot see.

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008649 Views

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SIAST Expands Practical Nursing Program

For immediate release

SIAST Kelsey Campus adds capacity in downtown Saskatoon

Saskatoon, February 14, 2008 – SIAST marked another milestone today in its response to nursing education needs in Saskatchewan with the expansion of its Practical Nursing program into Saskatoon.

Through innovative delivery, partnerships and on-campus expansion, SIAST now directly provides or brokers programming for approximately 600 seats for first-year nursing students, including students training to be licensed practical nurses and registered nurses.

by NationTalk on February 15, 20081647 Views

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Ontario Invests In New Sawmill

February 14, 2008

McGuinty Government Helps Secure Jobs In Chapleau

CHAPLEAU — Ontario is strengthening the local community by helping Niska North establish a brand-new cedar sawmill and create up to 40 new jobs.

The new cedar sawmill, which is being supported by a $320,000 grant from the province, would produce a range of specialty value-added wood products, such as siding, decking, door and window components, mouldings and logs for log home construction.

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008811 Views

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Manitoba’s Winter Road System Now Operational to Remote and Northern Communities

February 14, 2008
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Two New Bridges Opened on East Side of Lake Winnipeg

Manitoba’s 2,200-kilometre winter road system to northern and remote communities is now open to vehicles including commercial trucks, Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Ron Lemieux announced today.

by NationTalk on February 15, 2008830 Views

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Missanabie Cree First Nation Chief’s Report February 2008

Thursday, 14 February 2008

Whah Chay,

It is hard to believe that we are into March already. It seems like a short time ago that work started after the holidays.

A lot has happened since then. We have been busy on a number of areas ranging from mining to tourism, from hunting rights to forestry, from energy to land claim negotiations.

by NationTalk on February 14, 20081663 Views

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Trilateral Meetings with Self-Governing Yukon First Nations, Yukon and Canada Create a Buzz in Ottawa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 13, 2008

OTTAWA – On February 14, 1973, the first delegation of Yukon Chiefs delivered the document Together Today for our Children Tomorrow to the Prime Minister of Canada, starting the negotiations for a modern day treaty.

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008770 Views

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The Canadian Aboriginal Writing Challenge

The Dominion Institute is challenging young Aboriginal Canadians across the country to write a short story about a defining moment in Aboriginal history. Students will have the opportunity to win great prizes and be profiled on TV.

Participants should read the Contest Rules before submitting a story and can access the Six Steps to Writing Historical Fiction to inspire the creative process. All stories will be reviewed by an expert panel of Aboriginal leaders and authors, who make up our Advisory Committee.

Deadline for the 2008 Writing Challenge is March 31, 2008.

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008701 Views

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Athabasca oil sands story told at Mountain Culture and Environment Speakers’ Series

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February 13, 2008

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David Lavallée — Liquid Truth
Wednesday, February 20 · 7:30 p.m. · Max Bell Auditorium, The Banff Centre
Tickets: $10 at the door · Banff Centre Box Office: 1-800-413-8368 or 762-6301

In the summer of 2006, Canmore-based activist David Lavallée attended a climate change seminar that took him to the Athabasca glacier. Standing on the field of ice, he was told that the glacier could disappear within 20 years. “I felt the need to share this information with the world,” he says.

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008647 Views

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Ontario turning into ‘OK Corral,’ Tory suggests – Toronto Star

February 14, 2008

The Liberal government needs to restore respect for the rule of law in Caledonia, Ontario’s Opposition leader said today as the southern Ontario town prepares to mark the two-year anniversary of a bitter and divisive aboriginal occupation.

http://www.thestar.com/News/Ontario/article/303337

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008553 Views

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Tory calls attention to Caledonia’s troubles – The Brantford Expositor

February 14, 2008

The Liberal government needs to restore respect for the rule of law in Caledonia, Ontario’s Opposition leader said Wednesday as the southern Ontario town prepares to mark the two-year anniversary of a bitter and divisive aboriginal occupation.

http://www.brantfordexpositor.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=901897

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008504 Views

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Australian apology to native people sets high bar for Canada: AFN (CBC)

February 14, 2008

The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says the Canadian government should match an apology Australia has made to its aboriginal people.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/manitoba/story/2008/02/14/apology.html?ref=rss

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008779 Views

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Important Vote for Mi’Kmaq (Voice of the Common Man)

February 14, 2008

There’s an important vote coming for the Mi’Kmaq. When Newfoundland joined Confederation in 1949, the Aboriginal people here were not recognized under the Indian Act. An Agreement in Principle was announced last November in St. George’s.

http://www.vocm.com/news-info.asp?id=26666

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008582 Views

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Federation of Newfoundland Indians Launches Education Campaign to Ratify Federal Agreement

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For Immediate Release February 13, 2008

Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador: The Federation of Newfoundland Indians (FNI) launched an education campaign today to encourage its membership to ratify the Agreement-in-Principle negotiated with the Government of Canada, so the Mi’kmaq of Newfoundland can move forward with their efforts to achieve official recognition under the Indian Act.

by NationTalk on February 14, 20081597 Views

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Boughton Law Corporation-Media Release: Vancouver Law Firm Supports First Nations Athlete

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Feb. 14, 2008) – Boughton Law Corporation is proud to announce its support of Canadian wrestling athlete, Brittanee Laverdure. Hailing from Watson Lake, Yukon, this young member of the Kaska Nation is also part of the Canadian Women’s National Wrestling Team competing to qualify for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.

“I love my sport and I am working hard to be part of the Olympic team,” said Brittanee Laverdure who is competing in the 55kg division. “Wrestling pushes my physical and mental limits. It is a sport that is almost impossible to perfect so you just keep working hard everyday.”

by NationTalk on February 14, 20081878 Views

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Mining threatens forests: Activists; Fear exploration will impact wildlife, ecosystems in the North – Timmins Press

Feb. 14, 2008

The approval of a new De Beers Canada exploration project and some 1,500 other mining claims in Ontario’s Northern boreal forest suggests the provincial government is putting the interests of the mining industry before the concerns of the region’s residents, environmentalists said Wednesday.

http://www.timminspress.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=902134

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008666 Views

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Membertou Band Sues Developer over Medical Building – CBC

Membertou band sues developer over medical building

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2008 | 9:18 AM AT
CBC News

The Membertou First Nation in Cape Breton is suing a prominent Sydney businessman in a dispute over a medical complex.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/nova-scotia/story/2008/02/14/membertou-healthpark.html

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008684 Views

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Former Chief Won’t Give up Uranium Mine Battle – The Kingston Whig-Standard

Former chief won’t give up uranium mine battle

Posted By Sue Yanagisawa

A former chief of the Ardoch Algonquin First Nations yesterday told Justice Douglas Cunningham that he will continue to resist uranium prospecting on lands claimed by Frontenac Ventures Corp. north of Sharbot Lake, even if it means disobeying an order of the court.

http://www.thewhig.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=902725

by NationTalk on February 14, 20081481 Views

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Federal Rep Says Six Nations Needs Sense of Urgency on Land Claims – The London Free Press

Federal rep says Six Nations needs sense of urgency on land claims

Thu, February 14, 2008
By CP

BRANTFORD — Six Nations officials need to bring a sense of urgency to land claim talks with the government, says Ottawa’s chief negotiator with the aboriginal community.

http://lfpress.ca/newsstand/CityandRegion/2008/02/14/4846071-sun.html

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Historic Sash Coming Home – Winnipeg Free Press

Historic sash coming home
Artifact believed to have been worn by Riel

Thu Feb 14 2008
By Alison Mayes

A proud Métis elder who played a role in the discovery of a sash believed to have been worn by Louis Riel says presenting the rare artifact to the Manitoba Métis Federation on Monday will be the thrill of her lifetime.

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/story/4125662p-4719401c.html

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008578 Views

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Mi’kmaq Will Have Opportunity to Discuss Agreement Before Vote – The Western Star

Mi’kmaq will have opportunity to discuss agreement before vote

GARY KEAN
The Western Star

CORNER BROOK — The Federation of Newfoundland Indians has kicked off an education campaign to convince its membership to ratify the agreement-in-principle to establish a landless band for the province’s Mi’kmaq people.

http://www.thewesternstar.com/index.cfm?sid=108205&sc=23

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008437 Views

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FNI Agreement in Principle

Feb. 14, 2008

CORNER BROOK — The Federation of Newfoundland Indians has kicked off an education campaign to convince its membership to ratify the agreement-in-principle to establish a landless band for the province’s Mi’kmaq people.

The FNI membership will cast ballots either for or against the tentative deal, signed by the aboriginal group’s leaders and Prime Minister Stephen Harper in western Newfoundland late last November, during a ratification vote to take place across the western and central parts of the island March 29.

There will also be advance voting in Corner Brook, Stephenville, Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor on March 25.

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008983 Views

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EVENT – Presentation of the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards

Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 2:30 p.m.

Location: Grand Staircase, Legislative Building, Queen’s Park, Toronto

Details: Media are advised to carry photo identification and arrive at the Main Entrance by 2:15 p.m.

Special guests: The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander, Chairman of the Ontario Heritage Trust

Photo opportunity: Recipients will be presented with their awards by Mr. Onley and Mr. Alexander. Group photos to follow the awards ceremony.

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008650 Views

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ACE Unveils Burden of Disease Placed on Aboriginal Canadians

VANCOUVER, Feb. 14 – Arthritis Consumer Experts (ACE) today called attention to the growing crisis of arthritis in Canada’s aboriginal communities.

“Aboriginal Canadians are affected by arthritis at a rate significantly higher than those in non-aboriginal populations in Canada,” said Cheryl Koehn, president of ACE. “19% of Aboriginal people living off-reserve report having arthritis. If the Aboriginal population had the same age composition as the overall Canadian population, this rate would be 27%.”

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008809 Views

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Nellie Cournoyea and Ron Jamieson Honoured for Lifetime Achievements

  NEWS RELEASE For immediate release Named to CCAB Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame Toronto, ON – February 14, 2008 — The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) announced today that Nellie Cournoyea of Inuvik, Northwest Territories and Ron Jamieson of Oshweken, Ontario are being honoured for their lifetime contribution to Aboriginal business in Canada […]

by NationTalk on February 14, 20082893 Views

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CCAB Announces More Achievements in the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) Program

  NEWS RELEASE For immediate release Four Companies to Be Recognized for Accomplishments Toronto, February 14, 2008 — The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) will honour four corporations as leaders in working with the fast-growing Aboriginal sector of the Canadian economy. The ceremony will be part of the Tenth Annual Circle for 2015 National […]

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Ottawa abandons appeal in court fight against Ka’agee Tu First Nation – CBC

Ottawa abandons appeal in court fight against Ka’agee Tu First Nation

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 | 5:55 PM CT
CBC News

The legal battle between the federal government and the Ka’agee Tu First Nation over development in the Northwest Territories seems to have calmed for now, as lawyers for the government dropped an appeal of a Federal Court ruling siding with the First Nation.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2008/02/13/nwt-appeal.html

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Manslaughter charge laid in 1975 death of northern Saskatchewan woman – Orleans Star

Manslaughter charge laid in 1975 death of northern Saskatchewan woman

Article online since February 13rd 2008

REGINA – Thirty-three years ago, a northern Saskatchewan woman died after apparently falling against a stove and hitting her head, but on Wednesday, the RCMP alleged her death was no accident.

http://www.eastottawa.ca/article-cp17836018-Manslaughter-charge-laid-in-1975-death-of-northern-Saskatchewan-woman.html

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First Nations must take responsibility for selves: chief – Canada.com

First Nations must take responsibility for selves: chief

By Darren Bernhardt, TheStarPhoenix.com
Published: Wednesday, February 13, 2008

First Nations people have to start taking responsibility and blame for the “chaos, turmoil and despair” plaguing reserves, a respected chief and chair of a women’s commission told Saskatchewan’s Indian leaders Wednesday.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/story.html?id=4b4a1ecd-fd3b-404c-9017-07413a168bab&k=16544

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008451 Views

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Triple Five Energy Enters Saskatchewan with Major Undertakings

New economic development agreements to create dynamic new opportunities for Saskatchewan and First Nations

SASKATOON, Feb. 13 – Triple Five Energy, a division of Triple Five Worldwide Organization (Triple Five), today announced the signing of several major economic development agreements with seven Saskatchewan First Nations for the creation of new joint ventures in natural resource development including oil, gas and uranium exploration. Negotiations took place with the seven Chiefs and their Councils including English River First Nation, Ahtahkakoop First Nation, Moosomin First Nation, Red Pheasant First Nation, Saulteaux First Nation, Stoney Knoll First Nations and Sweetgrass First Nation.

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Taseko Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Feb. 13, 2008) – Taseko Mines Limited (“Taseko” or the “Company”) (TSX:TKO)(AMEX:TGB) announces its financial results including production and sales for the Gibraltar Mine located near the City of Williams Lake in south-central British Columbia. Dollar amounts are in Canadian currency unless otherwise indicated.

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008592 Views

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Environmentalists raise concerns over mining claims in Ont – Canoe.ca

Environmentalists raise concerns over mining claims in Ont

By Michael Oliveira, THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – The approval of a new De Beers Canada exploration project and some 1,500 other mining claims in Ontario’s northern boreal forest suggests the provincial government is putting the interests of the mining industry before the concerns of the region’s residents, environmentalists said Wednesday.

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2008/02/13/4845360-cp.html

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Plutonic Power Sells Rainy River and Hope Projects to AltaGas Income Trust

Deal refocuses Plutonic’s energy on the development of the Green Power Corridor

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Feb. 13, 2008) – Plutonic Power Corporation (TSX:PCC) announced today that it has closed a transaction with Calgary-based AltaGas Income Trust (“AltaGas”) (TSX:ALA.UN) for the sale of the Rainy River and Hope-area run of river development projects, in an effort to refine its focus on the development of the “Green Power Corridor” projects in the Toba, Bute and Knight Inlets along the southwest coast of BC.

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008867 Views

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Regina police searching for girl, 12, and boy, 11 – Leader-Post

Regina police searching for girl, 12, and boy, 11

Leader-Post
Published: Tuesday, February 12, 2008

The Regina Police Service is searching for a 12-year-old girl and an 11-year-old boy who were last seen leaving their school on Monday afternoon.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/story.html?id=1067ca93-18ae-43a5-a173-96ef262795a7&k=80287

by NationTalk on February 14, 2008495 Views

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