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Statement to the Legislative Assembly – Premier Floyd Roland

Thursday, May 22, 2008
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Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present the first budget of the 16th Legislative Assembly. We’re at an important crossroads in the Northwest Territories.

Times are relatively good.

We continue to have the highest Gross Domestic Product per capita in the country. And the highest average income in the country.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008846 Views

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2008-09 Budget Targets Investments in the Future of the Northwest Territories

YELLOWKNIFE (22 May 2008) – The Honourable Floyd K. Roland, Minister of Finance, presented the 2008-09 Budget Address for the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) in the Legislative Assembly today.

“The Budget begins to make the substantial investments needed to advance our priorities. It builds on key existing programs and services, and moves the Northwest Territories forward, toward our vision and goals”, said Minister Roland.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008890 Views

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MNBC Leadership Meet with Federal Government

Press Release
Date: Wednesday, May 21st, 2008
For Immediate Release

(Vancouver, BC) – Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) leaders held an important meeting earlier today with Federal Minister for Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and Office of the Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians Honourable Chuck Strahl.

by NationTalk on May 23, 20081666 Views

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Divide casino profits equally, chiefs urge – National Post

Divide casino profits equally, chiefs urge
‘Unfair Contract’

Shannon Kari, National Post
Published: Friday, May 23, 2008

TORONTO – The organization that represents all native bands in Ontario accused the Mjikaning (Rama) First Nation of wanting an unfair share of profits from Casino Rama at the expense of all other aboriginal people.

http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/story.html?id=533246

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008610 Views

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Millbrook: A Detachment to Envy – Chronicle Herald

Millbrook: A detachment to envy
Eight cops policing community all of aboriginal extraction

By MARY ELLEN MacINTYRE Truro Bureau
Fri. May 23

MILLBROOK — This First Nations community will soon have the only detachment of RCMP officers in Nova Scotia whose members are all of aboriginal extraction.

http://thechronicleherald.ca/NovaScotia/1057775.html

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008696 Views

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Day of Action Serious Attempt to Convey Message – The StarPhoenix

Day of action serious attempt to convey message

Doug Cuthand, The StarPhoenix
Published: Friday, May 23, 2008

There’s a call once again for a national day of action in support of First Nations on May 29. This time the issues are serious and cannot be glossed over by politicians in Ottawa and the provinces.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/columnists/story.html?id=0855ac37-8703-418c-b968-76b175f11392

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008748 Views

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Ministers Strahl and Toews Help Launch Policing Program for Aboriginal Youth

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA–(May 23, 2008) – The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians, and Minister Vic Toews, President of the Treasury Board and Federal Regional Minister for Manitoba, participated today in the launch of an innovative program designed to prepare Aboriginal youth to become police officers with various law enforcement agencies.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008918 Views

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Questions Premier McGuinty over Outdated Mining Law and Jailed First Nations’ Leaders

TORONTO, May 23 – Robert F. Kennedy Jr. sent Ontario Premier McGuinty a tersely worded letter in which he asks that the Premier reform Ontario’s outdated mining rules and do whatever possible to halt ongoing drilling on traditional lands of jailed First Nations’ leaders. Mr. Kennedy states that, “It is appalling that this could happen to Aboriginal leaders in Ontario who are standing up for their people and their traditional lands in the face of antiquated and unjust mining laws.” His letter elevates the high profile controversy over the need for mining reform to an international level.

by NationTalk on May 23, 20081016 Views

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Pacific Salmon Commission – New Bilateral Agreement

VANCOUVER, May 22 – The Pacific Salmon Commission is pleased to announce that it has recommended a new bilateral agreement for the conservation and harvest sharing of Pacific salmon to the Governments of Canada and the United States. The product of nearly 18 months of negotiations, the agreement represents a major step forward in science-based conservation and sustainable harvest sharing of the salmon resource between Canada and the United States of America. If approved by the respective governments, the new fishing regimes would be in place from the beginning of 2009 through the end of 2018.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008898 Views

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Sapers Report Endangers Prison Staff: Union

MONTREAL, May 22 – Canada’s correctional investigator, Howard Sapers, yesterday endangered frontline prison workers by publishing a highly unorthodox and speculative report that raised unsubstantiated allegations of staff racism in the suicide of an aboriginal inmate at Warkworth Institution in 2006.

The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) fears the report, released the day after a total tobacco ban was implemented in federal medium-security penitentiaries, will add to already high tensions at Warkworth and other institutions.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008876 Views

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World Wind Energy Conference celebrates Ontario Government Support

World Wind Energy Conference celebrates Ontario Government Support
May 21st, 2008

John Gerretsen, Minister of Environment presents international renewable energy conference with funding for North American debut in Kingston, ON

KINGSTON, ON (Wednesday May 21, 2008) – The Honourable John Gerretsen, Ontario Minister of the Environment and Member of Provincial Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, presented the 7th World Wind Energy Conference (WWEC2008) with $100,000 in sponsorship support on behalf of the Government of Ontario.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008880 Views

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Alderville First Nation’s contribution to the National Day of Action

Alderville First Nation welcomes ALL People from all nations to visit Alderville on Thursday May 29th, 2008

Alderville will be hosting several peaceful National Day of Action activities.
Families and individuals from the surrounding area are welcome to attend.
All activities will be held at the Alderville First Nation Community Centre.

For a map to the Community Centre, click here.

Time Activity
7:00 am Opening with Drumming
7:10 am – 9:00 am Free Coffee (take-out)
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Free BBQ lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Free Cultural Presentation

Please drop by in support of First Nations across Canada on the National Day of Action.

COME TO ALDERVILLE AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!
For more information please contact the Chief’s Office at 905-352-3000.

by NationTalk on May 23, 20081873 Views

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Economic Valuation and Socio-Cultural Perspectives of the Estimated Harvest of the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Herds

Prepared by:
InterGroup Consultants Ltd.
500-280 Smith Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1K2
Submitted to:
Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board
P.O. Box 629
Stonewall, MB R0C 2Z0

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Beverly and Qamanirjuaq Caribou Management Board (BQCMB) identified a need to update their previous economic valuation of the harvest of the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq caribou herds that took place in 1990. InterGroup Consultants Ltd. was retained by the BQCMB to update and expand the scope of the economic valuation component of the study, as well as to try and understand the social and cultural importance of the harvest of the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq caribou herds to those who rely on the resource.

by NationTalk on May 23, 20081121 Views

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New Agreement Formalizes Relations Between Alberta Government and Alberta First Nations

May 22, 2008

Premier Stelmach and Grand Chiefs of Treaty 6, 7 and 8 formalize protocols

Edmonton… Premier Ed Stelmach, Gene Zwozdesky, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and the Grand Chiefs and Vice Chiefs of Treaty 6, 7 and 8 have signed a historic Protocol Agreement on Government to Government Relations between Alberta First Nations and the Government of Alberta.

by NationTalk on May 23, 20081087 Views

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National Conference Aims to Support First Peoples Child Welfare and Health

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA–(May 23, 2008) – More than 200 delegates are expected to attend the upcoming conference “Caring Across the Boundaries; Bridging Knowledge Gaps, Services and Policies to Support First Peoples Child Welfare and Health”.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008903 Views

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Speaking Points The Honourable Jim Prentice, PC, QC, MP Minister of Industry Canadian Energy Pipeline Association 15th Annual Dinner

Calgary, Alberta
May 22, 2008

Check Against Delivery

Thank you for your kind introduction. It’s great to be in Calgary, and thank you for inviting me to be your speaker tonight.

I’ve been travelling quite a lot lately in the United States speaking about the energy sector and our oil and gas industries, so it’s especially good to be back in Canada and in Calgary, the hub of our oil and gas sector, to say a few words.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008839 Views

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‘Overall negative impact’ (The Brantford Expositor)

‘Overall negative impact’

Posted By Susan Gamble

Prospective investors are afraid to put money into the city because of ongoing native protests, Brantford’s economic development officer says in court documents filed as part of the municipality’s application for an injunction.

http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1039382

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008623 Views

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New agreement forces Alta. premier to meet regularly with chiefs (Canada.com)

New agreement forces Alta. premier to meet regularly with chiefs

Canwest News Service

EDMONTON – Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach and the grand chiefs from his province’s three treaty areas signed a protocol agreement Thursday, which aboriginal leaders hailed as historic.

http://www.canada.com/topics/news/national/story.html?id=c13206df-9172-40ca-b5ac-a24a9a40414b

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008549 Views

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Tseshaht, Hupacasath shutting down fishery – Alberni Valley News

Tseshaht, Hupacasath shutting down fishery

By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton – Alberni Valley News – May 23, 2008

The Tseshaht First Nation is imposing a voluntary ban on the 2008 sockeye fishery by its tribe members.

http://www.bclocalnews.com/vancouver_island_central/albernivalleynews/news/19181919.html

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008692 Views

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Manitoba band compensated century after land swindle – Canada.com

Manitoba band compensated century after land swindle

Alexandra Paul , Winnipeg Free Press

WINNIPEG – A Manitoba First Nation will announce details today of a $126-million federal settlement it’s receiving for a historic land fraud that dates back more than 100 years.

http://www.canada.com/topics/news/national/story.html?id=f16b00fd-f899-4404-9af1-f7f1f0bcee74

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008613 Views

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New Agreement Formalizes Relations between Alberta government and Alberta First Nations

News Release
May 22, 2008

Premier Stelmach and Grand Chiefs of Treaty 6, 7 and 8 formalize protocols

Edmonton… Premier Ed Stelmach, Gene Zwozdesky, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and the Grand Chiefs and Vice Chiefs of Treaty 6, 7 and 8 have signed a historic Protocol Agreement on Government to Government Relations between Alberta First Nations and the Government of Alberta.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008782 Views

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Status of Women Canada – Media Advisory

OTTAWA, May 22 – On behalf of the Honourable Josée Verner, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Status of Women and Official Languages, Senator Ethel Cochrane (Newfoundland and Labrador), will announce funding to serve the needs of Aboriginal women in Newfoundland and Labrador.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008662 Views

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Federal-Provincial-Territorial Governments to Boost Aboriginal Participation in Sport, Set Physical Activity Targets for Children and Youth…

… and Encourage Action to Reduce Violence in Sport

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(May 22, 2008) – Federal, provincial and territorial Ministers responsible for Sport, Physical Activity, and Recreation agreed on a number of areas at their annual meeting today in Victoria, British Columbia: advancing Aboriginal participation in sport; increasing physical activity, and encouraging action to reduce violence in sport.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008943 Views

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA–(May 22, 2008) – Please be advised the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians will join the Honourable Minister Vic Toews and other dignitaries to celebrate partnerships leading to the Indigenous Police Preparation Program at the University of Winnipeg.

When: Friday, May 23, 2008 9 a.m.
Where: Eckhardt-Gramatte Hall, 3rd Floor Centennial The University of Winnipeg 515 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba

For more information, please contact

Office of the Honourable Chuck Strahl
Josee Bellemare
819-997-0002

or

INAC
Media Relations Line
819-953-1160

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008737 Views

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Media Advisory: Human Resources and Social Development Canada

EDMONTON, ALBERTA–(May 22, 2008) – Mr. Mike Lake, Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Mill Woods-Beaumont, will make an important announcement about skills and employment training for Aboriginal people in Alberta on May 23 in Edmonton.

He will make the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Monte Solberg, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008736 Views

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Alexco Resource Corp. and the First Nation of the Na-Cho Nyak Dun Sign Cooperation Agreement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(May 22, 2008) – Alexco Resource Corp. (TSX:AXR)(AMEX:AXU) (“Alexco”) and the First Nation of the Na-Cho Nyak Dun (“FNNND”) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a Cooperation Agreement relating to the activities of Alexco and its subsidiaries in the Keno Hill Silver District area.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008856 Views

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Council of Elders a First for Alberta

For Immediate Release, May 13, 2008

The Edmonton Catholic School District has now formalized a process which has provided an important link with the Aboriginal community. For the past four years, a small group of Aboriginal Elders (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) have met with the Board of Trustees twice a year to give their input on how to help Aboriginal students succeed. They have assisted Trustees in developing a deeper cultural understanding of Aboriginals and worked with the Board on enriching the Aboriginal curriculum. Now this process has been formalized with the establishment of the Council of Elders, which is the first Council of its kind in Alberta.

by NationTalk on May 23, 20081410 Views

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Negotiation talks going nowhere: First Nation – Nanaimo Daily News

Negotiation talks going nowhere: First Nation

Robert Barron, Daily News
Published: Thursday, May 22, 2008

Ongoing talks in Vancouver aimed at kick-starting stalled treaty negotiations in B.C. appear to be going nowhere, says a spokesman for the Snuneymuxw First Nation.

http://www.canada.com/nanaimodailynews/news/story.html?id=12c6443d-5cd4-4375-9a21-b6b111ff26f2

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008591 Views

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Father of frozen girls makes court appearance – Daily Herald

Father of frozen girls makes court appearance

ROSE VALLEY
TIM COOK
THE CANADIAN PRESS

A father accused of leaving his two young daughters to freeze to death in a windswept, snowy field earlier this year didn’t say a word as he made his first court appearance on Wednesday.

http://www.paherald.sk.ca/index.cfm?sid=136950&sc=4

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008606 Views

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Focus is on real results – Toronto Star

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Focus is on real results

May 22, 2008 04:30 AM
Re:Protest message should be heard

Editorial, May 20

Contrary to your assertion, the Conservative government has made significant and tangible progress since February 2006, on all of the issues articulated in the Kelowna Accord.

http://www.thestar.com/article/428402

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008609 Views

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Brantford council sues Native group for $110m – Hamilton Spec

Brantford council sues Native group for $110m

Susan Gamble
Brantford Expositor
BRANTFORD (May 22, 2008)

City council has moved to stem the flow of development dollars from this southern Ontario city by hitting aboriginals protesters with an injunction that includes $110-million in “relief.”

http://www.thespec.com/article/372903

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008642 Views

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Brantford Seeks Court Injuction to Stop Aboriginal Protesters – CD98.9

Brantford Seeks Court Injuction to Stop Aboriginal Protesters

Brantford wants a court injunction to stop aboriginal protesters from holding up development projects and demanding payments.

http://www.cd989.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=12511

by NationTalk on May 23, 20081435 Views

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Water ‘source of fear’ for native communities, report says – National Post

Water ‘source of fear’ for native communities, report says

Mike De Souza, Canwest News Service
Published: Thursday, May 22, 2008

Water quality in aboriginal communities and reserves across the country has reached a “boiling point,” warns a new report released Thursday by the Polaris Institute, the Assembly of First Nations and the Canadian Labour Congress.

http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=532780

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008554 Views

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Layton’s speech – Globe and Mail

Layton’s speech

Globe and Mail Update
May 22, 2008 at 1:08 PM EDT

The following is the text of NDP Jack Layton’s speech delivered Thursday:

It is heartening to see so many people here today supporting the good work that the Shepherds of Good Hope does to provide assistance to Ottawa.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080522.wlaytonspee0522/BNStory/National/

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008691 Views

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‘Comprehensive’ review of Fort Chipewyan cancer rates announced – CBC

‘Comprehensive’ review of Fort Chipewyan cancer rates announced
Alberta community located near oilsands developments

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2008 | 2:55 PM CT
CBC News

After years of complaints of high rates of cancers and other illnesses from a community near Alberta’s oilsands developments, the provincial and federal governments have decided to launch a thorough review.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2008/05/22/edm-fort-chip.html

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008725 Views

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Natural resources minister to attend Arctic meet in Greenland – CBC

Natural resources minister to attend Arctic meet in Greenland
Competing claims to northern seabed to be discussed

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2008 | 2:15 PM ET
CBC News

Canada will be represented next week at a meeting of countries with competing claims to the Arctic seabed by federal Natural Resources Minister Gary Lunn, the minister’s office confirmed Thursday.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2008/05/22/north-meeting.html

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008596 Views

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Orazietti Announces $ 130,000 in Post-secondary Education in Sault Ste. Marie

For Immediate Release
May 22, 2008

McGuinty Government Helps First Generation Students & Aboriginal Students Succeed

Sault Ste. Marie – The McGuinty Government is investing $130,000 to build opportunities for first generation students and Aboriginal students to succeed at Algoma University College and Sault College, David Orazietti MPP announced today.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008679 Views

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Update on Aboriginal Engagement (MNDM)

Posted May.21.2008

The first issue of the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines’ newsletter Update on Aboriginal Engagement – A Consultational Approach for Ontario’s Mineral Sector Activities is available. [The MNDM] has launched this newsletter to keep participants apprised of progress being made in our Aboriginal Engagement initiative. The new Minister of Northern Development and Mines Michael Gravelle would like to reiterate that Ontario is committed to meeting its duty to consult with Aboriginal communities on mineral sector activities.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008680 Views

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Conference on Collaborative Services to Children, Youth and Families

Media Advisory
Attention: Editors, Writers and Photographers
May 21, 2008

TORONTO – The Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies and Children’s Mental Health Ontario will gather together over 100 speakers to present innovative programs, new research and outcome studies in child welfare and children’s mental health at the 2008 Joint Conference on June 2-4.

by NationTalk on May 23, 20081173 Views

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The Current State of Federalism Studies in Canada (2000-2007): A Quantitative and Qualitative Review of the Scholarly Literature

Research Report:

by Patrick Fafard, François Rocher

Federalism has been the subject of study and debate among Canadian public policy researchers and decision-makers for many years. However, in recent years, while the number of studies of federalism and federation remains high, the focus of research has changed. In The Current State of Federalism Studies in Canada (2000-2007): A Quantitative and Qualitative Review of the Scholarly Literature, CPRN Research Fellow Patrick Fafard and François Rocher, both of the University of Ottawa, assess the state of federalism studies in Canada. Their analysis combines a quantitative analysis of research on Canadian federalism produced from 2000 to 2007, with a qualitative assessment based on 16 key informant interviews with scholars from various disciplines.

Release Date: 15 May 2008
Number of pages: 42
Document number: 49929

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by NationTalk on May 23, 2008752 Views

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CPRN Leadership Summit 2008 Report

Research Report:
CPRN Leadership Summit 2008 Report
by CPRN / RCRPP

Leadership Summit 2008 launched CPRN’s new public policy research program, Connecting with Canadians, in Ottawa on February 13. Community, business, government and young leaders from across Canada attended to identify priority research issues to address in order to respond to Canada’s key challenges. CPRN is drawing on the Summit’s advice to develop its Connecting with Canadians research and dialogue program. The report of the Summit’s proceedings describe the day, the main messages of the speakers, and the priorities for action identified by participants.

Release Date: 20 Mar 2008
Number of pages: 18
Document number: 49505

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by NationTalk on May 23, 20081211 Views

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Governor General Awards Chief of Police

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Chief of Police Paul Russell Trivett will be awarded the Order of Merit of the Police Forces today held at an investiture at Rideau Hall.

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, will preside at the investiture of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces on Thursday, May 22, 2008, at 11:00 a.m., at Rideau Hall.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008781 Views

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Youth Criminal Justice Act Review 2008

2008-05-22

In October 2007, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada announced a review of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) would be conducted in 2008.

Based on five years of experience with the YCJA, the purpose of the review is to identify areas of concern.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008811 Views

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Housing Corporation is not Ensuring Fair Allocation and Adequate Maintenance of Public Housing

(Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut—Nunavut Housing Corporation)

Iqaluit, May 22, 2008—The Nunavut Housing Corporation is not monitoring the activities of its community partners enough to know whether public housing units are allocated to eligible applicants who need them most, says Auditor General Sheila Fraser in her Report tabled today in the Legislative Assembly. Nor does the Corporation know what maintenance and repairs are needed in public housing.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008645 Views

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Sandy Lake FN Treaty Days 2008

May 21st, 2008 | posted by admin

Treaty Days will be held June 12, 13 & 14, 2008 at the Sandy Lake Treaty Grounds.

INAC will be in Sandy Lake on Thursday, June 12, 2008 to distribute the treaty annuity payments.

More information about the celebrations and events for this year will be posted when they become available. Some crowd-favorites from past Treaty Days include events like the Jello Wrestling, Drag Queen Pageant, Prince & Princess Pageant. Plus many more activities for all ages.

To register an event or to make a contribution, contact:

Doug Crowe, Recreation Director or Roy Fiddler, Special Events Coordinator at the band office, 807-774-3421.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008730 Views

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Seventh Fire Youth Commission on Governance

May 8, 2008

Attention: Community Citizens

The Seventh Fire Youth Commission on Governance has released their Draft “Unity Constitution” this week.***

A “Guide” for the Draft Unity Constitution, with an introduction, has also been completed; it offers the reader a little background and reasoning behind certain clauses while using a less technical and more ordinary language.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008655 Views

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Join Us in Winnipeg on June 5th and 6th for a Roundtable Dialogue on Indigenous Rights

May 22nd 2008

Canada is home to over one million Indigenous people, representing hundreds of unique histories, languages, and cultural traditions. Canada is seen as a strong promoter of human rights in the world – but our reputation on Indigenous rights is not as positive. Questions about Indigenous rights are being raised all over the world as Indigenous communities have brought their struggles to the international level. This has led to a growing international movement to recognize and respect the rights of Indigenous Peoples.

by NationTalk on May 23, 2008777 Views

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First Nations Perspectives: The Journal of MFNERC

Editor: Frank Deer

Production Assistants:
Don Monkman
Nicole Magne

Editorial Advisory Board:
Florence Paynter, Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre
Margaret Scott, Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre
Curtis Mallett, Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre
Doreen Kirkness, Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre
Chun Ong, Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre
Betty Abigosis, Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre

GENERAL INFORMATION: First Nations Perspectives: The Journal of the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre is published by the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre. The journal is published in May of each year. Copies of the journal may be acquired by contacting the editor. No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, taping or any information storage and retrieval system, without written permission from the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre.

by NationTalk on May 23, 20082394 Views

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Wabano Centre to Host 3 day Cultural Symposium – ‘Pim-a-chi-ho-win’ or “The Way We Lived” June 23 – 25

OTTAWA, May 22 – (NNW) – Non-Aboriginal, First Nation, Inuit and Métis are all invited to take part in a new 3 day Cultural symposium to be held this coming June 23rd through 25th in Ottawa. The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Heath is urging all Canadians to either reconnect or explore ‘the way we lived’ and help us celebrate the culture of Aboriginal peoples across Canada.

by NationTalk on May 22, 20081560 Views

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Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Accepted as Member of the Criminal Intelligence Service Ontario

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Thunder Bay, ON

The Nishnawbe-Aski Police is pleased to announce that it is now a member of the Criminal Intelligence Service Ontario.

On January 28, 2008 the Nishnawbe-Aski- Police Service applied for level ll status membership with the Criminal Intelligence Service Ontario. The Governing Body of the Criminal Intelligence Service Ontario unanimously passed the request on April 22, 2008.

by NationTalk on May 22, 20081373 Views

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