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Number of people ‘under investigation’ for possible COVID-19 on Siksika Nation has tripled – Globalnews.ca

July 1, 2020 Health officials on the Siksika First Nation are recommending additional public health restrictions after a new COVID-19 case cluster was identified on Tuesday. Almost 80 nation members are currently in isolation, as health officials on the reserve work to contain the spread. Community member Alayna Doore said her teenage son and mother […]

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Supreme Court to decide whether to allow First Nations’ challenge against Trans Mountain pipeline – CBC

Jul 02, 2020 First Nations were seeking to challenge federal government’s re-approval of pipeline expansion project The Supreme Court of Canada will not allow an appeal from a group of First Nations in B.C. looking to challenge the federal government’s second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. The country’s top court dismissed the nations’ application for leave to appeal on […]

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Construction of Gogama gold mine could start by year’s end – TimminsToday

IAMGOLD clears site for open pit development, grinds through engineering and permitting work IAMGOLD expects to make a construction decision in the coming months for a $1-billion open-pit gold mine near Gogama. The Toronto mid-tier mining company indicated in a June 29 news release that it’s leaning toward commencement of the Côté Gold Project later […]

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Hundreds attend Saskatoon Cancel Canada Day demonstration – Globalnews.ca

July 1, 2020 The drum beats and chants heard in downtown Saskatoon on Canada Day weren’t a celebration of the country. They were a condemnation of Canada’s racist past and current inequalities, according to a group that assembled in Kiwanis Park on Saturday afternoon for a Cancel Canada Day rally, in concert with hundreds more […]

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Morning Brief: CUSMA now in effect – iPolitics

Jul 2, 2020 Good morning, readers. Yesterday was not only Canada Day but the first day the new North American trade deal went into effect. The White House celebrated the occasion with a bit of a warning: don’t try to skirt the pact. U.S. trade ambassador Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday lauded the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) […]

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Public consultation begins for proposed Iqaluit cannabis store – Nunatsiaq News

30 June 2020 Deadline for feedback is Aug. 20 Nunavut’s first cannabis store could be coming to Iqaluit, but not before the public has its say. Territory-wide applications for cannabis retail licences opened on June 1. Nuna Cannabis Store Inc. is the first to make it to the public consultation stage. The prospective enclosed cannabis […]

by ahnationtalk on July 1, 2020268 Views

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Indigenous Youth in STEM program adapts to coronavirus pandemic – CityNews Edmonton

Every year, over 35,000 First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth get immersed in science, technology, engineering and math in an outdoor summer camp. Audra Brown with how the experience will look this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More: https://edmonton.citynews.ca/video/2020/06/30/indigenous-youth-in-stem-program-adapts-to-coronavirus-pandemic/

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Cancel Canada Day: Marches protesting Indigenous injustice planned in multiple cities – CTV News

July 1, 2020 TORONTO — Indigenous activists across the country will mark a day of mourning during peaceful ‘Cancel Canada Day’ marches, aimed at shedding light on injustices experienced in their community. Led by Indigenous rights group Idle No More, the “Cancel Canada Day” protests will honour Indigenous, Black, migrant, women and trans lives lost. […]

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P.A. Indigenous leaders meet with police to discuss video of takedown – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Jun 30, 2020 Details about a meeting between the Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) and Prince Albert Police Service (PAPS) are expected to be made public within the next week, after the two parties gathered to discuss a video that surfaced on social media last week showing an Indigenous man being taken down by a […]

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Winnipeg Bear Clan board member should step down following social media posts: co-founder – CBC

James Favel says Rejeanne Caron doesn’t represent the views of organization Jun 30, 2020 The head of Winnipeg’s Bear Clan says he wants a board member gone after a series of Twitter posts, including one where she allegedly suggested people who want police budgets reduced be blocked from calling 911. The tweets from Rejeanne Caron’s twitter […]

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