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After more than 100 years, gov’t makes good on Treaty 8 promise to N.W.T. First Nation – CBC

K’atl’odeeche First Nation members received portion of $28.3M settlement earlier this week Jul 19, 2019 Members of the K’atl’odeeche First Nation (KFN) near Hay River, N.W.T., finally saw the federal government make good on a promise more than 100 years old. On Tuesday, K’atl’odeeche Chief April Martel handed out cheques to community members representing a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 20199 Views

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Forest fire near Keewaywin First Nation has stopped expanding: officials – Globalnews.ca

KEEWAYWIN FIRST NATION, Ont. – Officials say a large forest fire heading towards a northwestern Ontario First Nation community has stopped expanding. The fire forced the evacuation of Keewaywin First Nation on July 7, sending 450 residents to Timmins and Sioux Lookout. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry says the fire is 965 square […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201910 Views

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Fish farm on Cape Breton reserve pairs up with Cooke Aquaculture – CBC

Rod Googoo calls it ‘an incredible opportunity’ for Cooke to market product produced by Indigenous people Jul 19, 2019 The We’koqma’q First Nation in Cape Breton is partnering with fish farming giant Cooke Aquaculture to help with the sales and marketing of the reserve’s Bras d’Or Lakes steelhead trout. Since 2011, a trout farm has […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201911 Views

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GN improves surveillance standards for Nunavut’s drinking water – Nunatsiaq News

19 July, 2019 “We’re just trying to make sure that the drinking water meets national best practice … because Nunavut deserves that” Nunavut has improved its drinking water surveillance systems, which could make an increase in turbidity announcements a sign of progress rather than a sign of declining water quality. “We’ve adopted a more forward-thinking […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201910 Views

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Create that spark’: Software testing program seeks to increase Indigenous people in IT sector – CBC

PLATO program in Regina sends students directly off to internships; many get jobs Jul 19, 2019 Saskatchewan has a new six-month software testing program that aims to bring more Indigenous people into the IT industry. There are 14 students enrolled in the Professional Aboriginal Testing Organization (PLATO) program in Regina. With classes five days a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201911 Views

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Centre for Indigenous HIV research awarded $4.8-million CIHR grant – Daily News McMaster

July 19, 2019 McMaster researcher Randy Jackson and his research partner Renee Masching, from the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), have been awarded a $4.8-million CIHR grant for a massive, multidisciplinary, cross-Canadian project that will respond to the growing problem of sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs) among Indigenous populations. The grant, which amounts to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201913 Views

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Nunavut expands choice, reduces mark-up on cannabis products – Nunatsiaq News

19 July, 2019 Only licensed weed is legal, GN warns The Government of Nunavut and the Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission have taken steps to expand the range of legal cannabis products available to Nunavut residents and reduce prices, the GN said this week in a public service announcement. “The NULC has worked with its […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201913 Views

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Funding arrives for Abegweit First Nation baseball field – CBC

Jays Care Foundation gives $70,885 for construction The Abegweit First Nation in Scotchfort, P.E.I., received its funding for a new baseball field from the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday. Three months ago, the Jays Care Foundation announced it would fund $70,885 for the new diamond. It’s part of the Field of Dreams grant program that is […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201914 Views

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Reflections on social inclusion and cohesion on campus and in community – Daily News McMaster

July 18, 2019 As I reflect on my first year at McMaster, I feel a tremendous sense of accomplishment in being a part of an exceptional Canadian university – exceptional by many measures of excellence, including its commitment to embodying equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). Exemplifying this commitment to EDI is the recent launch of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201912 Views

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Dene prepare to discuss its nation’s future at off-the-grid assembly in N.W.T. wilderness – CBC

Absence of internet and cell service will promote stronger focus and relationship-building, chiefs say Jul 19, 2019 The Dene Nation will do things a little differently when chiefs, elders and community members from the five regions of Denendeh come together for their annual gathering this year. The 49th Dene National Assembly from July 29 to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 20199 Views

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BC children’s minister says she is looking into birth alert system – CFJC Today Kamloops

Jul 18, 2019 KAMLOOPS — B.C.’s children’s minister says her ministry is looking at its use of birth alerts after a pair of Indigenous inquiries called on governments to change the system. Birth alerts are issued to flag at-risk babies. In a recent case at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, a baby was apprehended by […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 20199 Views

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Federal training scheme marginalizes southern Inuit, TI says – Nunatsiaq News

18 July, 2019 StatCan estimates about 40 per cent of Inuit now live outside Inuit Nunangat A federal Indigenous training program that Carolyn Bennett, the minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, promoted in Iqaluit earlier this month “further marginalizes” the Inuit of Ontario, the head of Tungasuvvingat Inuit said yesterday. Bennett “announced” the program […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201911 Views

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Saskatchewan First Nation receives money to help bison from Prince Albert National Park – Preeceville Progress

July 18, 2019 MISTAWASIS FIRST NATION, Sask. — A First Nation in Saskatchewan will receive federal funding to help conserve a dwindling population of free roaming plains bison from Prince Albert National Park. Officials with Environment and Climate Change Canada say the Mistawasis Nehiyawak Guardians Program is one of 22 First Nations-led projects to receive […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201912 Views

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Kitigan Zibi man wins business competition with tea leaves – APTN News

July 18, 2019 Kayoki Whiteduck, the owner of Kayo-Tea, an organic tea company he grew from scratch, is hoping to expand after winning a competition. Whiteduck recently won top prize in an Indigenous entrepreneurial competition called Pow-Wow Pitch. “Then they select winners and I was fortunate to win the first place prize,” said Whiteduck. The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201913 Views

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Family wants closure 2 years after disappearance of Mary Papatsie – CBC

Police say investigation continues into disappearance of Inuk woman Jul 19, 2019 The family of a missing Inuk woman will hold a memorial service for her on Saturday, more than two years after she was last seen. Mary Papatsie, an Inuk woman who’d been living in Ottawa, was last seen near Montreal Road and Marier […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201911 Views

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BC government seeks advice on reviving Interior forest industry – Westerly News

Public website opens as meetings start with community leaders Jul. 18, 2019 Closed-door meetings with forests ministry staff and community and first nations leaders began Thursday in Williams Lake, as the B.C. government’s ambitious plan to remake the struggling Interior forest industry picks up speed. The B.C. industry has been rocked by sawmill closures as […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201910 Views

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Police need help to find missing girl from Roseau River First Nation – News 4

LOCATED – Manitoba First Nations Police Service reported on Friday July 19, 2019 that Avriel has been located – – – Manitoba First Nations Police Service are asking the public for help in locating 14-year-old Avriel Alexa Govereau. Govereau was last seem by family members on July 10, 2019. On July 15, 2019 she was […]

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New Canadian Ranger sworn in at Annual Chiefs Conference – Wawatay News

Shawnda Mamakwa, left, is sworn in as a Canadian Ranger by Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Richardson. Photo by Sergeant Peter Moon, Canadian Rangers. It was a day Shawnda Mamakwa is unlikely to forget. She received the annual Keewaywin award for being the year’s outstanding youth in Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) and she was sworn in as a […]

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Style statements: Edmonton’s Amazing Racers are wearing what they believe – CBC

‘Bringing awareness and perspective in a national platform to people in their living rooms’ Jul 18, 2019 James Makokis and Anthony Johnson’s red skirts flapped and bounced as they ran up the stairs of the Old Strathcona Antique Mall in Tuesday’s episode of Amazing Race Canada. The skirts are a detail that some viewers may […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 20198 Views

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Russ Mirasty sworn in as 23rd Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan – CTV News

July 18, 2019 Russ Mirasty was officially sworn in as the 23rd Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan at Government House on Thursday morning. It was a small, arranged ceremony with only family and a handful of government officials in attendance. Mirasty had to be quickly sworn in, after the province’s former Lieutenant Governor Thomas Molloy passed […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201913 Views

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Feds ready to send team of engineers to Attawapiskat, but chief says community needs more – iPolitics

Jul 19, 2019 The federal government says it’s prepared to send a team of engineers to Attawapiskat to address its water crisis, but the chief of the Northern Ontario First Nation says the community needs a longer term solution. Leadership of the fly-in community located near the midway point of the west bank of James […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201914 Views

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Cooking with kokum: McMurray Métis creating cookbook of traditional recipes – CBC

‘It’s traditional recipes that will mostly be in the book. So we are able to keep our culture alive.’ Jul 18, 2019 In an effort to preserve Métis culture and pass recipes on to the next generation, the McMurray Métis are putting together a cookbook full of recipes from elders. Heather Hagerman, with the McMurray […]

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Indigenous leaders messaging young women a widespread problem: MMIWG advocate – APTN News

July 17, 2019 A Saskatoon woman who works with families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls says she’s inundated with calls from mothers who are at their wit’s end trying to protect daughters from Indigenous male leaders creeping them online. Darlene Okemaysim-Sicotte, with the group Women Talking Together, says the problem isn’t new, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201920 Views

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Want a career in the arts? Just do it, Iqaluit rapper tells youth – Nunatsiaq News

18 July, 2019 “Some people’s hearts are in the arts. That’s where my heart is.” When his class was assigned to write a poem in his Iqaluit high school, Thomas Matthew Lambe and his friend finished theirs in five minutes. “We were like, ‘this is pretty good,’” Lambe says. The two boys then used that […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201915 Views

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Secret Path’ to return with ‘recreation’ concert telling Chanie Wenjack’s story – CBC

Jul 17, 2019 New version incorporates original band from Gord Downie’s shows, dancers and surprise guests Gord Downie’s Secret Path concert is returning to the stage as part of a live “re-creation” project. Three years after the late Tragically Hip frontman performed his concept album at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall, some of the artists who […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201916 Views

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Supreme Court decision allows Nova Scotia government to keep ‘conquered people’ documents secret, for now – The Digby Courier

Thursday was supposed to be the day that the conquered people file would be made public for all to see, and NDP leader Gary Burrill was looking forward to it. But those internal government documents that the Nova Scotia courts have ordered to be unsealed will remain secret, for now. It’s been more than two-and-a-half […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201925 Views

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Barkerville’s Sixth Annual Indigenous Celebrations takes place July 20 – Quesnel Cariboo Observer

This year’s event will also be the soft launch of Indigenous programming at the historic site Jul. 18, 2019 As Barkerville Historic Town and Park gets ready to host its Sixth Annual Indigenous Celebrations this Saturday (July 20), there is even more excitement in the air than usual, as this year’s event will also mark […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201918 Views

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Lynda Dickson sworn in as new chief of Carcross/Tagish First Nation – CBC

Jul 17, 2019 Dickson takes over after former chief Andy Carvill ousted in March Lynda Dickson was sworn in Wednesday as the new Haa Shaa du Hen, or chief, of the Carcross/Tagish First Nation. During a ceremony at the First Nation’s learning centre, Dickson pledged to care for the land and water. She told an […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201921 Views

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Mohawks of Akwesasne face discrimination at border crossing says class-action suit – APTN News

July 18, 2019 A proposed class-action lawsuit led by plaintiff Kanawakeron Jody Swamp, alleges Mohawk residents of Akwesasne face “systemic discrimination” as they are forced to go through a border crossing to access the rest of Canada. The lawsuit alleges the Canada Border Services Agency and the Attorney General of Canada have turned a blind […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201923 Views

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Nunavik singer-songwriter named to Polaris Prize shortlist – Nunatsiaq News

17 July, 2019 “This album has humbled me in many ways” The Inuk singer-songwriter Elisapie has been named to the Polaris Prize shortlist for her album The Ballad of the Runaway Girl. Elisapie, who is from Salluit, is one of 10 artists named to the 2019 Polaris Prize shortlist, announced July 16. Her album was […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201916 Views

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Law community reflects on Indigenous leader Susie Jones – CBC

Jones was a vocal advocate for Indigenous rights Jul 18, 2019 Susie Jones, a member of the Walpole Island First Nation, is remembered by Windsor’s law community as a staunch advocate for Indigenous rights, as well as an advocate for Indigenous representation in the legal field. Though she wasn’t a lawyer herself, Jones sat on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201916 Views

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Russ Mirasty named lieutenant-governor, Sask.’s first Indigenous LG – Regina Leader-Post

“Known as a relationship-builder, Mr. Mirasty is an outstanding leader who paved the way for Indigenous peoples in the national police force.” Russell Mirasty has been appointed as Saskatchewan’s 23rd lieutenant-governor. The announcement came Wednesday morning from the prime minister’s office. Mirasty served for 36 years in various roles with the RCMP across Canada, first […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201915 Views

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iPolitics AM: More Canada-EU trade talk and a party fundraiser on Trudeau’s to-do list – iPolitics

Jul 18, 2019 ALSO TODAY: More federal cash to help BC combat opioid crisis — Scheer continues to make the rounds in Saskatchewan — Singh takes QC tour to Trois Rivieres Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to spend a second day touting the benefits of unfettered transatlantic trade as the Canada-European Union summit continues […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201914 Views

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Pikangikum evacuees in Regina start returning to northern Ont., but full plan not yet decided – CBC

Each charter flight has a capacity of about 35 people Jul 17, 2019 Dozens of wildfire evacuees from the Pikangikum First Nation returned to northern Ontario on Tuesday and dozens more could follow, the Saskatchewan government announced on Wednesday. Two flights out of Regina on Tuesday returned 41 evacuees to Ontario and another three or […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201921 Views

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Decrease in suicides in B.C. continues for 2017 – BC Gov

July 17, 2019 VICTORIA – The BC Coroners Service has published an updated report on suicide deaths in B.C. up to the end of 2017. There were 572 deaths by suicide in 2017, down slightly from the previous three years, which all reported more than 600 deaths by suicide. More than half of those who died […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201923 Views

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Nunavut’s High Arctic roasts under record heat – – Nunatsiaq News

17 July, 2019 Typically one of Nunavut’s coldest locations, the tiny community of Alert on Ellesmere Island is in the midst of a record-breaking heat wave this week, warming up to 21 C last Sunday. Alert is the most northerly, permanently inhabited community and home to a Royal Canadian Air Force station. When Environment and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201938 Views

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Indigenous Students Health Sciences team celebrates a decade of success – Daily News McMaster

July 17, 2019 For the second year in a row, three Indigenous students took prizes at the 2019 Faculty of Health Sciences Research Plenary Awards. Jillian Roberge, an emergency medicine resident; Danielle Bourque, a nursing master’s student, and Brittany Lickers, a master’s student in occupational therapy, were recognized with the ISHS Graduate Performance and Community […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201939 Views

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Yukon getting $2.3M from federal gov’t for police training, drug-testing devices – CBC

Jul 17, 2019 The funding stems from a pot of federal funding previously announced for public and road safety Yukon is getting federal money for drug-testing devices and for training for officers to test drivers for drug impairment, the federal government announced on Tuesday. The funding, about $2.3 million, comes from a pot of $81 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201920 Views

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U of T alumnus, partner bring visibility to Indigenous and two-spirit community on The Amazing Race Canada – U of T News

A University of Toronto education is meant to prepare graduates for anything life throws at them – including, apparently, whirlwind journeys across the country on The Amazing Race Canada. On this season of the reality TV show, three alumni – Dr. James Makokis, who has a master’s degree in public health from U of T, […]

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FSIN calls for ban of Williams and Ree at Country Thunder – paNOW

Jul 16, 2019 The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) is calling on Craven Country Thunder to banish comic duo Williams and Ree. The duo has MCed events for over 20 years at the festival. This comes after the duo made a statement on stage this weekend, referring to Indigenous people in a derogatory way. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201921 Views

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How will Canada’s steel industry stack up against Trump’s new ‘Buy American’ quota? – Global News

Should Canada’s steel industry be gouged again by U.S. trade policies, the federal government would “vigorously defend” its interest. An official speaking on background confirmed that its defence would include seeking an exemption to Trump’s Buy American policy. On Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order that would eventually boost the amount of […]

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Former Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence begins hunger strike over state of community – CBC

Jul 16, 2019 Spence and band councillor demand end to federal government’s ‘piecemeal’ approach to crises Former Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence says she is embarking on another hunger strike, this time over the state of her community’s water and infrastructure, along with its ongoing social struggles. Spence became a focal point of the Idle No […]

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AMC Women’s Council says it will no longer be part of ‘social media drama’ – APTN News

July 16, 2019 An investigation into a messaging scandal involving the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs’ grand chief Arlen Dumas appears to be over. The Women’s Council of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs launched its own investigation last week following reports Dumas had sent 22-year-old Bethany Maytwayashing unwanted and inappropriate messages and texts. In a news […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201924 Views

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B.C. mining company seeks injunction that could set stage for showdown with First Nation – Toronto Star

July 16, 2019 VANCOUVER—Lawyers for a First Nation and a B.C. mining company will go head-to-head in a courtroom later this month, with both sides asking the court to intervene in their fight over a controversial mining project that the First Nation calls a threat to sacred territory. On Tuesday, a B.C. Supreme Court justice […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201936 Views

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New Zealand team bridges Indigenous cultures with haka at Sask. Powwow – CBC

‘We’re all the same Indigenous people’: Kahkewistahaw First Nation Chief Evan Taypotat Indigenous cultures converged at a Saskatchewan powwow when a New Zealand softball team performed the haka, a traditional dance of that country’s Māori people. In 2001, Evan Taypotat was 21-years-old and travelled to play fastball in New Zealand. Now, 18 years later, Chief […]

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Weengushk International Film Festival celebrates global Indigenous talent – Manitoulin Expositor

July 17, 2019 AUNDECK OMNI KANING – They came, they saw, and then they watched some more. The offerings at the Weengushk International Film Festival proved addictive to most of the audience who took in the films from Indigenous communities across the globe. The opening night ceremonies were enhanced with a dance and song performance […]

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RCMP officer says his interrogation of sex assault victim was not improper – APTN News

July 16, 2019 An RCMP officer in B.C. says his conduct during the interrogation of a female youth who went to police to complain of being sexually assaulted was not improper. According to a response filed in a B.C. court, Cpl. Kent Hall, the officer being sued by the woman he interviewed during a sexual […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201920 Views

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Hikers warned as Greenland wildfire burns out of control – – Nunatsiaq News

17 July, 2019 Fire officials in the town of Sisimiut are considering how to deal with a fire that was set by the heat from a smoking oven Hikers on Greenland’s popular Arctic Circle Trail are being advised to avoid a portion of the 100-mile (165-kilometre) route linking Sisimiut and Kangerlussuaq after two Americans had […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201921 Views

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Daniel Masuzumi elected chief of Fort Good Hope – CBC

Masuzumi unseats incumbent Wilfred McNeely Jr. July 16, 2019 Daniel Masuzumi is the new chief of Fort Good Hope, N.W.T. Electoral officer Audrey Edgi posted a photo of handwritten results to her Facebook page. “FYI the cops were there to witness the count,” she wrote. According to her post,​​​​​​ Masuzumi received 166 votes in Monday’s election, […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201920 Views

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Sixties Scoop lawsuit settlement information session held in Lambton County – CTV News

July 16, 2019 The Sixties Scoop Class-Action settlement information sessions made a stop in Point Edward on Tuesday. The session attracted nine people from the area looking for information about whether they’re eligible and how to apply. An estimated 20,000 claimants will share $750 million. Eligible recipients are expected to receive between $25,000 and $50,000. […]

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