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Treaty 8 Stewards of the Land set out conditions to protect lands

ROCKY MOUNTAIN FORT CAMP, BC, Treaty 8 Territory, Jan. 18, 2016 /CNW/ – First Nation members today called on the Canadian and British Columbian governments to embrace a three-point plan that will protect lands at imminent threat of destruction as preparatory work continues to build the Site C dam. “As Treaty 8 Stewards of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20161002 Views

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Tahltan Central Government Welcomes New Lands Director to Build Tahltan Lands Department

Jan 8, 2016 The Tahltan Central Government (TCG) is pleased to announce the addition of Christine Creyke as TCG Lands Director. This newly created position advances the creation of a Tahltan Lands Department, bringing together the administration of the environment, wildlife and resources under one cohesive department aimed at strengthening the TCG’s overall management of […]

by aanationtalk on January 11, 20161053 Views

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Second Notice of Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan Third Technical Meeting

January 5, 2016 Please see the attached Second Notice for a third Technical Meeting on the Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan, to be held in Rankin Inlet, January 18-22, 2016. Also attached is an agenda as well as an additional document for discussion at the meeting. Translations will follow by January 8, 2015. Attachment Size […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 2016409 Views

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Moose Cree FN: Seeking Information on the MCFN Vetarans’ Land Issue

January 5, 2016 The commitment for the Moose Cree Veterans to acquire land with previous governments has remained unresolved since the end of World War II. Chief and Council wish to find a satisfactory solution to this long-standing matter. Read more. NT4

by aanationtalk on January 5, 2016647 Views

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Nunavut land referendum to take place in May 2016

IQALUIT, Nunavut (December 29, 2015) – Nunavummiut will have an opportunity to vote in a territory-wide land referendum on May 9, 2016. The referendum question will be: “Do you want the municipality of (city or hamlet name) to be able to sell municipal lands?” “The outcome of the referendum will determine whether Nunavut municipalities can […]

by aanationtalk on January 3, 20161099 Views

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Notice of Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan Third Technical Meeting

December 18, 2015 Pursuant to section 11.5.4 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA) and section 51 of the Nunavut Planning and Project Assessment Act (Canada) (NUPPAA), the Nunavut Planning Commission (NPC) will conduct a Public Hearing on the Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan (DNLUP), tentatively scheduled for November 21 to 27, 2016, in Iqaluit […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2015969 Views

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Riverview Lands vision highlights plan for a complete community

After two years of consultation with thousands of British Columbians and multiple stakeholders on the future use of the Riverview Lands, the Province today released a Vision for Renewing Riverview Lands. The vision highlights five key themes – mental health and substance-use care, heritage and environment, a complete community, housing and economic development – that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2015984 Views

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Chapleau Cree First Nation Reaches Historic Milestone

December 1, 2015 The Mushkegowuk Council of Chiefs extends our sincere congratulations to Chapleau Cree, one of our seven First Nation members,· on the initialing of an agreement to settle a long outstanding Treaty Land Entitlement Land Claim. For eight long years Chapleau Cree has negotiated with the governments of Canada and Ontario to settle […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20151580 Views

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Bill to modernize the Land Titles Act passed today

November 19, 2015 WHITEHORSE—Commissioner Doug Phillips granted Assent to the Government of Yukon’s bill to modernize the territory’s land titles legislation today. The bill had been passed with the unanimous support of legislative assembly members on November 16. “This bill reflects government’s commitment to modernize the land titles system and the legislative frameworks that support […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20151028 Views

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Makivik to Commemorate Land Claim 40th Anniversary

10/11/2015 Makivik the Inuit Land Claims Organization in Northern Quebec will celebrate the fortieth anniversary of James Bay and Northern Quebec Land Claim Agreement signed on Nov 11, 1975. “Our 40th anniversary on November 11, 2015 is to ensure all of us recognize and appreciate the importance of our land claim, how and why it […]

by aanationtalk on November 10, 2015908 Views

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Crown Land Royalty Allocation Application Forms Now Available at EGFN Band Hall

MEMORANDUM CROWN LAND ROYALTY ALLOCATION FORMS WILL BE ISSUED, FOR THE 2015-16 SEASON, STARTING NOVEMBER 5, 2015. FINAL DEADLINE FOR REQUESTS FOR APPLICATIONS IS JANUARY 31, 2016. FORMS CAN BE PICKED UP FROM THE RECEPTIONIST. ONLY ONE FORM PER REGISTERED MEMBER WILL BE ISSUED AND MUST BE PICKED UP BY THE MEMBER THEMSELVES. WE DO […]

by aanationtalk on November 9, 2015898 Views

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Specific Claims Tribunal Canada: Doig River First Nation and Blueberry River First Nations – Decision

View: SCT-7007-11 Doig River First Nation and Blueberry River First Nations Decision November 5, 2015 Download NT5

by aanationtalk on November 9, 2015609 Views

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The Review of Project Proposals by the Nunavut Planning Commission

November 3, 2015 Please see the attached letter regarding the review of project proposals by the Nunavut Planning Commission. 2015-10-23 NPC Letter re Review of Project Proposals.pdf 261.53 KB NT4

by aanationtalk on November 4, 2015563 Views

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FNTC: Proposed Standards for First Nation Property Taxation Laws

2nd Nov 2015 Standards established by the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) reflect best practices in property taxation, and are designed to support First Nation economic growth, First Nation jurisdiction, harmonization, and the interests of all stakeholders in the First Nation property tax system. Under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (the “Act”), the FNTC […]

by aanationtalk on November 3, 2015938 Views

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Bill to modernize the Land Titles Act tabled today

October 28, 2015 WHITEHORSE—The Government of Yukon tabled a bill today to modernize the territory’s land titles legislation. “The Yukon government is committed to building Yukon’s economy and the new Land Titles Act will help us deliver more efficient and effective land titles services for the benefit of all Yukoners,” Premier Darrell Pasloski said. “In […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 20151106 Views

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Lelu Island Update

There has been a great deal of misinformation out there about Pacific Northwest LNG’s proposal and the exploratory work they are doing on Lelu Island. Here are the facts: We are not in active negotiations with Pacific Northwest LNG. The occupation on Lelu Island is a legitimate activity that is supported by many in the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 20151136 Views

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Agreement with B.C. expands Haisla Nation lands

A land transfer agreement with the Province supports new cultural, social and economic opportunities for the Haisla Nation, while advancing reconciliation with the First Nation. John Rustad, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, and Ellis Ross, Chief Councillor of the Haisla Nation, celebrated an incremental treaty agreement today in Kitamaat Village. The Province introduced incremental […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 20151083 Views

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Lax Kw’alaams Stands United Against Pacific Northwest LNG

The band office issued a media release today that our nation means business when it comes to our title claim for Flora Bank and Lelu Island, contrary to comments made in the media last week by Rich Coleman, Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Gas Development. “This is not about posturing for negotiations. This is […]

by aanationtalk on October 20, 2015895 Views

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Lake Babine Nation Decision

Claim: SCT-7004-12 Lake Babine Nation v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada Province/Territory British Columbia Claim Filed Date May 18, 2012 Status Decision Reserved Claim Documents Declaration of Claim May 18, 2012 Download Order June 7, 2012 Download Response to Declaration of Claim July 31, 2012 Download Amended Declaration of Claim February 25, […]

by aanationtalk on October 20, 2015740 Views

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Yukon government engages with First Nations to explore land development

October 15, 2015 WHITEHORSE—Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources Scott Kent today announced that engagement with three First Nations – the Kwanlin Dün First Nation, Carcross/Tagish First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council – will be initiated to discuss the development of rural residential and agriculture lots south of Whitehorse. “The area in Mount Lorne known […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20151074 Views

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NPC Requests Supplementary Funding for Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan Public Hearing

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Please see the attached letter to Minister Valcourt requesting supplementary funding for the Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan Public Hearing. 2015-10-05 NPC letter to Minister Valcourt.pdf NT4

by aanationtalk on October 6, 2015440 Views

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Lax Kw’alaams Announces Aboriginal Title Claim to Lelu Island

Vancouver, September 16, 2015 — The Lax Kw’alaams First Nation has announced it is proceeding with a title action on Lelu Island and Flora Bank, an area of critical fisheries habitat located in the estuary of the Skeena River. A title action is the first step in the establishment of existing aboriginal title to the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2015998 Views

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Notice to Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement

Notice to Beneficiaries non-current addresses for 19-year olds Please be advised that the following individuals will be removed from the Registry of Beneficiaries of the LABRADOR INUIT LAND CLAIMS AGREEMENT (LILCA) unless they provide the Registrar of Beneficiaries with written notice of their current address. Notice of address must be sent to: Registrar of Beneficiaries […]

by aanationtalk on September 3, 2015566 Views

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Joint News Release: RCMP provocation of Indigenous land defenders denounced

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. ) The Indigenous Unist’ot’en Clan of the Wet’suwet’en Nation in northwestern BC are on high alert about a likely impending large scale RCMP mass arrest operation on their territory. The RCMP have made a number of visits to the Unist’ot’en as well as other First Nations leadership regarding the Unist’ot’en community’s […]

by aanationtalk on August 29, 20151168 Views

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National Claims Research Workshop Invitation

2015 NATIONAL CLAIMS RESEARCH WORKSHOP The Impacts of Sharing Our Lands OCTOBER 6TH, 7TH, 8TH, 2015 SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER TERRITORY The National Claims Research Planning Committee invites you to the 23rd Annual National Claims Research Workshop at the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory in the beautiful Ohsweken, Ontario, N0A 1M0. […]

by aanationtalk on August 28, 20151520 Views

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Kahnawake takes action on Highway 30 Lands

KAHNAWAKE, QC, Aug. 13, 2015 – The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) announced today that it has begun implementing plans to use lands on the Kahnawà:ke side of Highway 30 for communal benefit. These lands belong to Kahnawà:ke, but technically remain in the hands of Quebec’s Ministry of Transport due to a lawsuit initiated by […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 20151239 Views

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Tr’ondёk Hwёch’in Regional Economic Development Plan finalized

August 11, 2015 WHITEHORSE—Tr’ondёk Hwёch’in and the Government of Yukon are pleased to announce the finalization of the Tr’ondёk Hwёch’in Traditional Territory Regional Economic Development Plan following a signing ceremony in Dawson City today. “This vital planning document was a result of our Final Agreement, and the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in are pleased to play a lead […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 20152419 Views

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Canada Appoints Representative to Make Recommendations on a Negotiations Framework for Manitoba Metis Federation Land Claim MMF President Encouraged by Development

June 4, 2015 Calgary, AB – Today, Manitoba Métis Federation (“MMF”) President David Chartrand was in Calgary and met with the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Aboriginal Affairs Minister, as well as Mr. Tom Isaac, Canada’s recently appointed Special Ministerial Representative tasked with the Mandate “to meet with Métis organizations, provincial and territorial governments and other interested […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2015984 Views

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