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$320M in government subsidies given to Trans Mountain in first half of 2019: report – Globalnews.ca

The Trans Mountain pipeline received $320 million in subsidies from the Canadian and Alberta governments in the first half of 2019, says a new report by an economic institute that analyzes environmental issues. The money included $135.8 million in direct subsidies and $183.8 million in indirect subsidies that were not clearly disclosed to taxpayers, says […]

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Nova Scotia mill plans to pump effluent into strait: groups concerned – National Observer

November 19th 2019 Groups that have voiced concerns about a Nova Scotia pulp mill’s plan to pump millions of litres of treated wastewater into the Northumberland Strait are to issue a response to that plan today. Northern Pulp submitted thousands of pages of documents to the provincial Environment Department in early October as part of […]

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New clinic at CHEO focused on the needs of Inuit children – OttawaMatters.com

Last year, 2,200 patients from Nunavut visited the children’s hospital. A first of its kind health clinic for Inuit peoples’ has opened at CHEO. Last year, 2,200 patients from Nunavut visited the children’s hospital some 2,000 kilometres away from home. The Aakuluk clinic will serve as a hub for children and youth from Nunavut who […]

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Report presents scathing review of system to help Montreal’s Indigenous youth in care – APTN News

November 19, 2019 When the Rising Sun Daycare opened its doors a decade ago in Verdun, Que., a suburb of Montreal, it offered a safe, temporary environment for First Nations, Inuit and Métis children to learn and thrive while their parents spent the day elsewhere. Every day, approximately 80 children between the ages of three […]

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Understanding wrongs and seeking justice for First Nations – GuelphToday

Dublin United Church series is part of November’s Treaty Recognition Week They see themselves as keepers of the water. And for the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, water continues to play a significant role in their identity. “They settled mostly at the mouths of rivers and because of this, they signed many treaties,” said […]

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Yukon mineral exploration plummets even as mines open – CBC

Number of active exploration projects this year is down by almost half from last year Nov 19, 2019 There’s concern about the future of mineral exploration in Yukon after a sharp downtown in active projects this year. The number dropped to 67, said Scott Casselman, the head of mineral services for the Yukon government, at […]

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Former NSNWA President files human rights complaint against NS Aboriginal Affairs Minister – Kukukwes.com

The former president of the Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association has filed a complaint with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission against Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil, who is also the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs. Cheryl Maloney says her complaint against Premier McNeil is related to other complaints she has already filed with the Canadian […]

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Siemens Canada Opens Office in Port Elgin – Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre

November 19, 2019 Chalk up another nuclear supply company to open an office in Saugeen Shores to serve Bruce Power. Although Siemens Canada is no stranger to Bruce Power, having worked with the facility for decades, it’s the first time an office has been opened in the area. Siemens Vice President of Service and Digital […]

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Concordia launches tool for Indigenous self-identification – The Concordian

November 19, 2019 “We are all working together towards greater retention, and that is done through support,” said Catherine Richardson, director of Concordia’s First Peoples Studies program. Concordia has launched a new tool for Indigenous self-identification through MyConcordia. On the “My Student Centre” page, on the bottom left hand side under the personal information headline, […]

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Canada’s worst violent crime problem is in Thompson, Man. – Macleans.ca

The northern city is struggling with stabbings, assaults, gun crimes and other offences. It can’t solve the problem on its own. Nov 19, 2019 It’s the “machete kids” that worry Donnel Jonsson most. The property manager for Ashberry Place, a low-income apartment complex in Thompson, Man., has dealt with assaults, fires and even murder over […]

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Breaking into the art scene with Norval Morriseau – McGill Tribune

McGill’s Department of Art History and Communication Studies welcomed Carmen Robertson to present her research on the artist Norval Morrisseau on Nov. 14. The event was the latest in a series of lectures hosted by the department which aim to provide opportunities for discussion on current research in the field of art history. Robertson, a […]

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Positive sign for developers of proposed Saskatchewan diamond mine – Globalnews.ca

November 18, 2019 Mining giant Rio Tinto is planning to exercise all of its options in a diamond exploration site in Saskatchewan. Star Diamond Corporation announced on Nov. 15 that Rio Tinto Exploration Canada (RTEC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto, has provided notice to exercise options that include exploration and testing under an earn-in […]

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Trans Mountain expansion now well underway – Business in Vancouver

November 19, 2019 When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted in mid-July that the Trans Mountain expansion project “is going forward, and work is getting started this construction season,” a typical reply was “I’ll believe it when I see it.” Given all the protests and legal and political setbacks it has suffered, that skepticism was understandable. […]

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They’re kids’: Expert on human trafficking speaks about victims, prevention in Thunder Bay – CBC

Average age of entry into the sex trade in Canada is 12 to 14 years old, says former MP Joy Smith Nov 18, 2019 A Canadian expert on human trafficking wants people in Thunder Bay, and across northwestern Ontario, to understand that any child anywhere could be lured into the sex trade at any time. […]

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RCMP sweat lodge welcome, but it’s not part of Inuit culture :Group – The Telegram

Mounties say they have more reconciliation projects to unveil ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — The establishment of a sweat lodge at RCMP headquarters in St. John’s, particularly one available for public use, is welcome news to First Light. The St. John’s-based non-profit organization is dedicated to serving the urban Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities through programs and […]

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Arctic Indigenous leaders call for more action on climate change – Nunatsiaq News

19 November, 2019 Youth seek focus on “the health and well-being of our people, lands, waters, and animals” Taking action to curb climate change and to preserve the circumpolar world’s Indigenous languages are among the key calls to action that emerged from last week’s Arctic Leaders Summit in Rovaniemi, Finland. Representatives of Indigenous peoples’ organizations […]

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Duke Redbird’s new poem beckons the future – Anishinabek News

TORONTO— Anishinaabe poet Duke Redbird, from Saugeen First Nation, along with the multiple award-winning Indigenous duo, Twin Flames, are featured on Sultans of String’s new single, “The Power of the Land”, from the band’s upcoming 2020 album Refuge. Recorded at the Jukasa Studios in the Six Nations of the Grand River, the collaboration is the […]

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I’ve been barred’: Mother of 6 struggling to find housing after son set accidental fire – CBC

Joni Gabriel’s family was evicted from Manitoba Housing unit in Winnipeg’s North End Nov 19, 2019 A Winnipeg mother of six is struggling to find a place to live after being evicted from Manitoba Housing over an incident involving her child who set fire to their home last month. Joni Gabriel’s eight-year-old son was playing […]

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Indigenous TMX interests sidelined as premiers, opposition leaders posture in minority government lead-up – The Post Millennial

As opposition leaders and provincial premiers postured last week over meetings with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, lost in the chatter was the power indigenous people wield–arguably quite a bit in this minority government the Liberals find themselves attempting to manage. Like Parliament, and the rest of our divided country–Wexiteers, Quebec separatists and everyone else somewhere […]

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Àbadakone: Global Indigenous artists at the National Gallery of Canada – The Concordian

November 19, 2019 Concordia students attended the annual art history bus trip to Ottawa Last Saturday, Concordia students who attended the art history bus trip to Ottawa had the opportunity to visit the new exhibition Àbadakone / Continuous Fire / Feu continuel, currently on at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC). In an enclosed room […]

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Humber launches new 2019-2024 Sustainability Plan – Humber Today

Launch events held at Lakeshore and North Campus celebrated the spirit of collaboration November 18, 2019 During her opening remarks on Tuesday at the Lakeshore Campus 2019-2024 Sustainability Plan launch, Associate Director of Sustainability Lindsay Walker explained the new plan is the result of incredible collaboration within the Humber community. “We created it together, and […]

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Students on Ice call for applications – Nunatsiaq News

18 November, 2019 Are you between the ages of 14 and 24 and have a passion for learning and the Arctic? If so, Students on Ice is looking for your application. Students on Ice aims to connect youth from around the world with the Arctic through its annual educational expedition. Next year, the organization marks […]

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Conference held in Lethbridge to discuss possible Indigenous cultural centre – Global News

November 18, 2019 The Galt Museum & Archives was filled on Monday with a number of people from southern Alberta looking at the possibility of creating an Indigenous cultural centre in the City of Lethbridge. “The purpose of this conference is really to bring together our Indigenous community partners and other stakeholders in the community […]

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Tribune Explains: The Indigenous Student Equity Fund and Fee – McGill Tribune

November 19, 2019 The Fall 2019 Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Referendum included a proposal written by the Indigenous Affairs Commissioner Tomas Jirousek to create a new Indigenous Equity Fund and Fee (IEFF). With a voter turnout of 17.3 per cent, the motion passed with 72 percent of students voting in favour. With the […]

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Yukon hosts elected leaders for modern treaties forum – APTN News

November 18, 2019 Elected First Nations leaders from across Canada were in Whitehorse for a forum on modern treaties. The forum was hosted by the Assembly of First Nations and was the first time the Yukon territory had hosted the event. The goal of the forum was to allow First Nation leaders to discuss how […]

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Ginger Gosnell-Myers becomes first Indigenous fellow at SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue – Straight.com

November 18th, 2019 The City of Vancouver’s former Indigenous relations manager has found a new home in academia. Ginger Gosnell-Myers, a member of the Nisga’a and Kwakwak’awakw Nations, has been appointed as the first Indigenous fellow with SFU’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue. She will focus on decolonization and urban Indigenous planning. These are […]

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An open door to reconciliation: inside Ottawa’s new Indigenous Peoples building – CBC

Part of the building is almost ready for a grand opening ⁠— if all partners can agree on how to move forward Nov 18, 2019 Inside the ornate former U.S. embassy across from the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa, a set of plain tools sits in a glass display case — knives for cutting and scraping […]

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Montreal passes motion urging police to stop arbitrary checks – CTV News

November 18, 2019 MONTREAL – The city of Montreal on Monday passed a motion urging the SPVM to stop “unfounded” police checks. Often called arbitrary, unfounded or random, the checks disproportionately target minorities, a recent independent report found. Researchers analyzed the police force’s own statistics, gathered between 2014 and 2017, and found that black and […]

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iPolitics AM: New Democrats gather on the Hill for group swearing-in ceremony – iPolitics

Nov 19, 2019 ALSO TODAY: Cabinet speculation revs up — Guilbeault expected to get Heritage portfolio With a little over 24 hours to go before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveils his newly reconfigured front bench lineup, the New Democrats are hoping to capitalize on that pre-reveal energy by holding a swearing-in ceremony of their own. […]

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Indigenous workshop aims to make sports more inclusive – CBC

Nov 16, 2019 ‘I would love to see all coaches in the Windsor-Essex area take it’ A specialized coach’s workshop at the University of Windsor this weekend will focus on the needs of Indigenous athletes. The Aboriginal Coaching Module is a workshop through the National Coaching Certification Program. It’s designed with the idea that every […]

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Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week kicks off tonight with gala – CityNews Vancouver

Nov 18, 2019 VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week kicks off Monday night with a red dress gala in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Founder and producer Joleen Mitton says the opening night gala will set the tone for an event that is about far more than just celebrating […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 201916 Views

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Northern Pulp, affiliate company owe Nova Scotia government more than $85 million – SaltWire Network

Nov. 18, 2019 Northern Pulp and an associated company owe the province more than $85 million. While the company and the Nova Scotia government have acknowledged the existence of outstanding debts to the taxpayer, neither have been willing to disclose the amounts. The Chronicle Herald received the details on the interest-bearing loans via a Freedom […]

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Albertan group launches national dialogue on resources, economy, alienation – Western Investor

Face to Face program is series of talks across country that aims to resolve Canada’s regional divisions Albertans were already angry – with B.C., with Quebec, and Justin Trudeau – even before Canadians gave Trudeau a second chance in the form of a minority government in the recent federal election. And now they’re really angry […]

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Chief of Kashechewan First Nation now also James Bay community’s priest – CBC

61-year-old feels lucky that he didn’t attend residential school run by Anglican church Nov 18, 2019 Sometimes Kashechewan First Nation chief Leo Friday feels funny when he wears his headdress. He doesn’t like to be the centre of attention. “I just want to look myself down. Humble, eh?” says the 61-year-old. Friday feels the same […]

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Aboriginal Law Report – Bruce McIvor

November 17, 2019 Trans Mountain pipeline litigation continues to top the headlines. B.C. First Nation reverses decision, signs up for piece of Trans Mountain expansion project – APTN News Two B.C. First Nations drop out of court challenge, sign deals with Trans Mountain – Globe and Mail Jurisdiction over utilities is a hot topic in BC. […]

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Highlights of Métis Week in Alberta – The Post Millennial

Remembrance Day has just passed, but the gratitude we bestow our veterans’ continues year round. Tales of their untold bravery are passed down in song and legend, and their sacrifices immortalized in the freedoms we cherish today. As we reach the end of Métis Week in Alberta, we are conscious of the historical struggles faced […]

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What’s new from Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development – November 2019 – kawarthaNOW.com

Featuring the forging of the Community Economic Development Initiative Accord, strategic plan input sessions, and the TD Economic Outlook Luncheon November 18, 2019 Every month, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development (PKED) shares its latest news and information of interest for the local business community. This week’s edition features the forging of the Community Economic […]

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Nunavut utility pitches new $32.4M power plant for Arctic Bay – Nunatsiaq News

18 November, 2019 Federal energy fund would cover 75 per cent of the cost The Qulliq Energy Corp. has asked the Nunavut government for permission to build a new $32.4-million diesel-burning power plant in Arctic Bay to replace a 45-year-old structure that’s now too small, too unsafe, and incapable of meeting the community’s electrical energy […]

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Just 5 drops of blood could help fight Hep C on remote B.C. reserves – CBC

A new, simpler blood test helps screen for disease with HIV and syphilis tests next, says Indigenous agency Nov 18, 2019 An Indigenous agency hopes a simple new hepatitis C test, done by a lay person drawing just five drops of blood, will eliminate the high rates of serious liver infection in several remote B.C. […]

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OPP and Wapekeka First Nation members recognized for saving a life – Tbnewswatch.com

A police constable and two community members received commendations. SIOUX LOOKOUT, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say one of their officers and Wapekeka First Nation residents worked together to save a life in the community 600 kilometres north of Thunder Bay. The incident happened on May 24, 2019. According to an OPP news release, Constable […]

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Long layoff no problem as NCN Flames beat Norway House by wide margins – Thompson Citizen

November 18, 2019 Having nearly four weeks off since their last game didn’t dull the skills of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN) Flames, as they trounced the Norway House North Stars in Thompson and Nelson House Nov. 15-16. Lance Laycock, Henbry Muchikekwanape and Keenan Keeper got the Flames off to a quick start en route […]

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Eagle feathers, like the Bible, now an option for swearing oaths in all Alberta courts – The Globe and Mail

As the first Treaty First Nation person to receive a law degree from the University of Alberta, Wilton Littlechild requested – and received – special permission to swear the oath required of new lawyers with a sacred eagle feather. Almost 42 years later, the Treaty Six Grand Chief found himself holding back tears during a […]

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Wauzhushk Onigum voice concerns around latest water and sewage agreement with Kenora – Daily Miner

November 18, 2019 Wauzhushk Onigum Nation leadership is voicing concerns over a water service agreement proposed to the First Nation from the city of Kenora, saying that it gives the city more power over the First Nation and it is not the partnership they believed they were entering into. Chris Skead, chief of Wauzhushk Onigum […]

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Students learn Indigenous teachings through new program at Wallaceburg High School – CBC

‘There’s things in this class that we learn that’s Indigenous that we wouldn’t really know before’ Nov 17, 2019 Standing Bear is a new program at Wallaceburg High School that is bringing traditional Indigenous teachings to students — many of whom are from Walpole Island First Nation — in an effort to teach them about […]

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Montreal should put moratorium on police street checks, former justice minister says – CBC

‘It undermines confidence in the administration of justice,’ Irwin Cotler says Nov 18, 2019 Former federal justice minister Irwin Cotler has endorsed a motion that will go to Montreal city council on Monday, calling for a moratorium on police street checks in the city. Cotler says until legislation is drafted to ensure police checks are […]

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Canada wrong to support ouster of Morales – Winnipeg Free Press

Hours after a military coup removed Evo Morales as president in Bolivia, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland issued a statement that said “Canada stands with Bolivia and the democratic will of its people.” Canada’s endorsement is remarkable for many reasons. The first is that it’s not often you see the government of Canada openly endorse […]

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Elementary students learn about Indigenous culture with a pow wow – CTV News

November 18, 2019 SUDBURY — Elementary students in the Greater Sudbury community of Val Caron are learning about Indigenous culture through a pow wow and feast on Monday. The entire school community at Valley View Public School is taking part in a pow wow circle that will include guests from Wahnapitae First Nation. The event’s […]

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Five things to watch for when Trudeau shuffles his cabinet this week – 620 CKRM.com

November 18, 2019 OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to unveil his new cabinet Wednesday, setting the stage for the opening of Parliament on December 5th. Here are five things to watch for: How many cabinet ministers are there: When Parliament was dissolved for the election, Justin Trudeau had 34 cabinet ministers. He […]

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Remembering Maurina Beadle, the Mi’kmaw woman who fought Canada on Jordan’s Principle and won – APTN News

November 15, 2019 Maurina Beadle, a mother from Pictou Landing First Nation who took Canada to court over Jordan’s Principle and won in an effort to help her disabled son, has died. Beadle, 63, died of a stroke Wednesday in hospital. “Maurina Beadle was, first and foremost, a loving mother to her two boys so […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 201923 Views

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2010 coroner’s investigation raised questions over Thunder Bay hospital’s discharge practices – CBC

Managers had told coroner that hospital would develop strategy for discharge of at-risk patients Nov 18, 2019 A coroner’s investigation raised questions about the Thunder Bay hospital’s discharge practices for vulnerable patients almost 10 years before a 19-year-old First Nations man was found dead hours after he was discharged, CBC News has learned. According to […]

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