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Cash for grades successful in BC, aboriginal educators say paying kids works – Winnipeg Free Press

Cash for grades successful in B.C., aboriginal educators say paying kids works

By: Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press
Posted: 21/11/2010

VANCOUVER – Education is often called a gift, but lifelong secondary school teacher Vicki Vidas believes adding some ribbon and a bow in the form of money helps motivate students and boost their grades.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/breakingnews/cash-for-grades-successful-in-bc-aboriginal-educators-say-paying-kids-works-109677954.html

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Murder trial recalls historic events – Winnipeg Free Press

Murder trial recalls historic events

By: Colleen Simard
Posted: 20/11/2010

I’ve been scouring the Internet for news stories about the upcoming John Graham trial and they’ve been few and far between. It’s too bad, because it’s an important story. In fact, it’s part of aboriginal history in the making.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/westview/murder-trial-recalls-historic-events-109452649.html

by NationTalk on November 20, 2010597 Views

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Boréal opens centre for Métis, aboriginal students – NorthernLife.ca

Boréal opens centre for Métis, aboriginal students

Nov 20, 2010
By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

Collège Boréal opened a new centre for Métis and aboriginal students called the Centre Louis-Riel Nov. 18.

The Centre Louis-Riel facilities include work stations, a seminar room and a relaxation space. The Centre Louis-Riel also offers tutoring, help with career placement and the application process for student financial assistance.

Read More: http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localNews/2010/11/metis-conference201110.aspx

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Bold achievements of aboriginal youth saluted with awards – Winnipeg Free Press

Bold achievements of aboriginal youth saluted with awards

By: Adam Wazny
Posted: 20/11/2010

She’s humbled, no question, but the truth is Nadia Green isn’t sure how she feels about being named one of the 2010 Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award recipients.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/bold-achievements-of-aboriginal-youth-saluted-with-awards-109453769.html

by NationTalk on November 20, 2010664 Views

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Native rights crusader killed – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Native rights crusader killed
Augustine, 39, died when truck struck a tree

By KEVIN BISSETT The Canadian Press
Sat, Nov 20

FREDERICTON — Noah Augustine, an ambitious native rights crusader whose courtroom tribulations catapulted him to the national stage, was remembered fondly Monday by friends and colleagues after his life was cut tragically short at 39.

Read more: http://thechronicleherald.ca/Canada/1212872.html

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Aurora Energy Community Visits – 610ckok

Aurora Energy Community Visits

November 19, 2010

Aurora Energy Resources will be visiting Nunatsiavut communities next week.
Andrea Marshall is with Aurora’s Media Relations.

Read more: http://610ckok.blogspot.com/2010/11/aurora-energy-community-visits_19.html

by NationTalk on November 19, 2010665 Views

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Relevancy of UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous People: Bamoseda report – 680 News

Relevancy of UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous People: Bamoseda report

Nov 19, 2010
This week on Bamoseda

Canada has finally endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People.

In this episode of Bamoseda, we’ll examine how relevant the document is or is not. People on the grassroots level are skeptical, while the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations is optimistic and a University of Victoria Law Professor and author of several books on Indigenous rights has a more pragmatic view.

Read more: http://www.680news.com/news/national/article/131468–relevancy-of-un-declaration-on-rights-of-indigenous-people-bamoseda-report

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Discovering the Métis past – Canada.com

Discovering the Métis past
History comes alive in hands-on sessions for Isfeld Secondary students

By Tamara Cunningham, Comox Valley Echo
November 19, 2010

History came alive for Mark Isfeld Secondary students as they learned to bead, weave and survive as the Métis people did over 100 years ago.

Read more: http://www.canada.com/Discovering+M%C3%A9tis+past/3855346/story.html

by NationTalk on November 19, 2010488 Views

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APTN buys buildings, triples studio, office space – Winnipeg Free Press

APTN buys buildings, triples studio, office space

By: Staff Writer
Posted: 19/11/2010

APTN has deepened its downtown-Winnipeg roots.

The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network has finalized the purchase of two buildings on Portage Avenue, making a permanent home in the studio space it has occupied in recent years.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/entertainment/TV/aptn-buys-buildings-triples-studio-office-space-109151499.html

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New Sask. tribal council head anxious to talk business with business – Global Regina

New Sask. tribal council head anxious to talk business with business

THE CANADIAN PRESS: Friday, November 19, 2010

MEADOW LAKE, Sask. – The newly elected leader of a big aboriginal group in Saskatchewan expects resource development opportunities to play a major role during his time in office.

Read more: http://www.globalregina.com/Sask+tribal+council+head+anxious+talk+business+with+business/3855492/story.html

by NationTalk on November 19, 2010479 Views

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Too many aboriginal children in care: Alta. advocate – CBC.ca

Too many aboriginal children in care: Alta. advocate

Last Updated: Thursday, November 18, 2010 | 11:46 AM MT
CBC News

There are too many aboriginal children in Alberta’s child welfare system, says the province’s child and youth advocate.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/edmonton/story/2010/11/18/edmonton-aboriginal-child-care.html#ixzz15kh6nbp9

by NationTalk on November 19, 2010503 Views

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Residential Schooling Lawsuit – 610ckok

Residential Schooling Lawsuit

Thursday, November 18, 2010

The fight to get compensation for Newfoundland and Labrador residential school survivors continues.

The issue was brought before the Court of Appeal earlier this month.

Read more: http://610ckok.blogspot.com/2010/11/residential-schooling-lawsuit.html

by NationTalk on November 19, 2010416 Views

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Nominations Open for Inuit Community Councillors – 610CKOK

Nominations Open for Inuit Community Councillors

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Nominations opened yesterday for councilors of the Inuit Community Governments.

This is the second attempt at this election.

Read more: http://610ckok.blogspot.com/2010/11/nominations-open-for-inuit-community.html

by NationTalk on November 19, 2010468 Views

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Not all native bands are happy with the Mount Milligan mine – Globe and Mail

Not all native bands are happy with the Mount Milligan mine

WENDY STUECK
From Friday’s Globe and Mail
Last updated Friday, Nov. 19, 2010

When then-federal-environment-minister Jim Prentice announced verdicts on two proposed British Columbia mines on Nov. 2, his thumbs-down on the Prosperity project got the most attention.

Read more: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/the-fight-over-mount-milligan-mine/article1805189/

by NationTalk on November 19, 2010559 Views

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Native Leader Remembered as ‘force for change’ – Telegraph-Journal

Native leader remembered as ‘force for change’
Funeral: Hundreds attend funeral service for former chief Noah Augustine

Published Friday November 19th, 2010
JENNIFER PRITCHETT
TELEGRAPH-JOURNAL

METEPENAGIAG FIRST NATION – Hundreds of mourners filled St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in this tight-knit aboriginal community on Thursday morning, as dignitaries, family and friends paid their last respects to First Nations leader Noah Augustine.

Read more: http://telegraphjournal.canadaeast.com/front/article/1315277

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Native Group Mulls Legal Action on Jail – thechronicleherald.ca

Native group mulls legal action on jail
Assembly: N.S. failed to follow consultation timeline

By MICHAEL GORMAN Truro Bureau
Fri, Nov 19

The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs feels the province acted hastily in announcing the site of a new jail.

And they are contemplating legal action because of what they are calling a breach of the timelines set for consultation by the province.

Read more: http://thechronicleherald.ca/NovaScotia/1212784.html

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Dropout law upsets First Nations chief – CBC

Dropout law upsets First Nations chief

Last Updated: Friday, November 19, 2010
CBC News

A Manitoba First Nations leader says he’s upset a proposed new provincial law forcing youth to stay in school until they graduate or turn 18 won’t apply on reserves.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/manitoba/story/2010/11/18/man-reserves-education-policy.html#ixzz15kZ0MpiG

by NationTalk on November 19, 2010556 Views

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Graduation Day Arrives for Mi’kmaq Soldier – Metro Halifax

Graduation day arrives for Mi’kmaq soldier
Pre-recruit training candidates endure drill and weapons training, confidence exercises and field work

ALY THOMSON
METRO HALIFAX
Published: November 19, 2010

As a boy growing up on the Membertou First Nation in Cape Breton, John Christmas always dreamt of serving in the Canadian Forces.

Read more: http://www.metronews.ca/halifax/local/article/696522–graduation-day-arrives-for-mi-kmaq-soldier

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Sask. First Nations Get $1M to Explore Nuclear Waste Storage – Postmedia News

Sask. First Nations get $1M to explore nuclear waste storage

Published Friday November 19th, 2010

REGINA – The organization dedicated to developing a long-term storage facility for nuclear waste is giving $1 million to the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations.

Read more: http://nbbusinessjournal.canadaeast.com/gleaner/article/1315321

by NationTalk on November 19, 2010376 Views

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Youth and Elders Forum Key to the Past and Future – Courier-Islander

Youth and elders forum key to the past and future

Courier-Islander November 19, 2010

Youth and elders from local First Nations groups, Wei Wai Kum, We Wai Kai and Homalco and non-First Nations groups are preparing a free evening of fun, displays and stories based on ‘where we have come from’ and ‘where we are going’.

Read more: http://www.canada.com/Youth+elders+forum+past+future/3852313/story.html

by NationTalk on November 19, 2010418 Views

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Researchers turn over new Leif in Canadian Viking mystery – Canada.com

Researchers turn over new Leif in Canadian Viking mystery

By Randy Boswell, Postmedia News
November 18, 2010

A team of European researchers say the discovery of what appears to be a strain of First Nations DNA among a small group of Icelanders — which the scientists have linked to Viking voyages to Canada about 1,000 years ago — may represent the survival, at least genetically, of the Beothuk, victims of Canadian history’s most tragic cultural extinction.

Read more: http://www.canada.com/Native+American+link+Europe+revealed+Icelandic/3849882/story.html

by NationTalk on November 19, 2010541 Views

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Funding last hurdle to B.C. first nations education board – Globe and Mail

Funding last hurdle to B.C. first nations education board

KATE HAMMER
EDUCATION REPORTER— From Thursday’s Globe and Mail
Last updated Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010

An effort to build a first nations education board in British Columbia, a first in Canada in the way it melds the powers of an education ministry and a school board, is in its final stages.

Read more: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/funding-last-hurdle-to-bc-first-nations-education-board/article1803597/

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Four Edmontonians honoured – Edmonton Journal

Four Edmontonians honoured

Edmonton Journal November 18, 2010

Four Edmontonians — including a man whose passion for fitness was behind the chain of Running Room and Walking Room stores — were among 40 people to be invested Wednesday into the Order of Canada, the country’s highest civilian honour.

Read more: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/life/Four+Edmontonians+honoured/3847711/story.html#ixzz15eyTioLs

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Conservatives support plan to reduce poverty – Vancouver Sun

Conservatives support plan to reduce poverty
All-party committee report calls on Harper to boost funding for affordable housing

By Norma Grenaway, Postmedia News November 18, 2010

Conservative MPs have given a qualified nod of approval to a groundbreaking all-party report that calls on the Harper government to pursue an aggressive strategy to reduce poverty.

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Conservatives+support+plan+reduce+poverty/3847206/story.html#ixzz15ey79vyM

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Christie Blatchford: The place in Ontario where the police dare not go – National Post

Christie Blatchford: The place in Ontario where the police dare not go

Special to the National Post November 18, 2010

The following is the third of four excerpts the National Post is running from Christie Blatchford’s new book on the Caledonia crisis, Helpless.

In the spring of 2008, at its semi-annual board meeting held on this occasion at the Nottawasaga Inn in the resort country north of Toronto, the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) finally got an answer or two from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) brass. By this time, it had been more than two years since the occupation of Douglas Creek Estates (DCE) had started.

Read more: http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2010/11/18/christie-blatchford-the-place-in-ontario-where-the-police-dare-not-go/#ixzz15exxg900

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Twenty-five Foot Canoe Among New Projects for Durham’s Metis Community – durhamregion.com

Twenty-five foot canoe among new projects for Durham’s Metis community
Funding will also support free fiddle and dance lessons

Nov 18, 2010
Jillian Follert

DURHAM — When Robert Pilon was growing up, it wasn’t cool to talk about being Metis.

Read more: http://www.newsdurhamregion.com/news/article/166123

by NationTalk on November 18, 2010436 Views

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Fighting the Fight Versus Illegal Smokes – The Sudbury Star

Fighting the fight versus illegal smokes

By JESSY BRUNETTE THE SUDBURY STAR

S&A Confectionary store owner Odette Gauthier says she has seen a significant decrease in tobacco sales because she now has to compete with contraband cigarettes.

Read more: http://www.thesudburystar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2851644

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Breaking Free of Tattered Indian Act – thestar.com

Breaking Free of Tattered Indian Act

Published On Thu Nov 18 2010

Canadians do not know a lot about First Nations and, too often, it is only the negative story that is known. This is a shame not only for our peoples but for all of Canada. The richness of our languages and culture is and should be regarded as a central part of the Canadian identity and Canadian pride. Without this understanding, Canadians are denied the rich knowledge and heritage of this land.

Read more: http://www.thestar.com/article/892557–breaking-free-of-tattered-indian-act

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Taman to be on new police commission – Winnipeg Free Press

Taman to be on new police commission
Husband of woman killed by off-duty city officer

By: Bruce Owen
Posted: 18/11/2010

A man whose wife was killed in a car crash by an off-duty Winnipeg police officer almost six years ago will be one of seven people named to the province’s new police commission.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/taman-to-be-on-new-police-commission-108891104.html

by NationTalk on November 18, 2010448 Views

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Manitoba formally seeks help to build permanent road – Winnipeg Free Press

Manitoba formally seeks help to build permanent road

By: Mia Rabson
Posted: 18/11/2010

OTTAWA — The Manitoba government formally asked Ottawa Wednesday for help to expedite construction of an all-weather road into Island Lake.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/manitoba-formally-seeks-help-to-build-permanent-road-108891249.html

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Not all child placement homes properly assessed: report – Edmonton Journal

Not all child placement homes properly assessed: report
Child, youth advocate notes number of kinship homes has increased

By Hanneke Brooymans, Edmonton Journal November 18, 2010

The number of children placed in care with relatives has increased, but not all of the homes they are living in are properly assessed to ensure they’re safe, according to the latest report by the Child and Youth Advocate.

Read more: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/child+placement+homes+properly+assessed+report/3847706/story.html#ixzz15eiYwzlI

by NationTalk on November 18, 2010479 Views

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Nisga’a buy rights for clean waste disposal technology – bivinteractive.com

Nisga’a buy rights for clean waste disposal technology

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

A First Nations-run business has entered into an agreement to buy the global rights for an energy conversion and waste disposal technology.

Read more: http://www.bivinteractive.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3383&Itemid=32

by NationTalk on November 17, 2010467 Views

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‘Riel was a hero, not a traitor’ – Winnipeg Free Press

‘Riel was a hero, not a traitor’
Métis leader must be exonerated: MP

By: Mia Rabson
Posted: 17/11/2010

OTTAWA — One-hundred-and-twenty-five years ago, Louis Riel was executed for treason.

Manitoba NDP MP Pat Martin wants the current government to set the record straight.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/riel-was-a-hero-not-a-traitor-108625299.html

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Yes, Put the Inuit Health Agency in Our Backyard! – The Gazette

Yes, put the Inuit health agency in our backyard!

By GENEVIEVE BEAUDET and 63 OTHERS, Freelance November 17, 2010

Two months after the demise of the Inuit patient housing project in Villeray, many local citizens are still asking themselves questions.

Why did none of our elected politicians support the citizens who were in favour of the project? How could the city of Montreal let the borough impose a moratorium on the project? …

Read more: http://www.montrealgazette.com/health/Inuit+health+agency+backyard/3839804/story.html#ixzz15Ziq9LoS

by NationTalk on November 17, 2010505 Views

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School Wins Award for Addictions Awareness Education – Winnipeg Free Press

School wins award for addictions awareness education

By: Simon Fuller
Posted: 17/11/2010

General Byng School has picked up a prestigious provincial award for educating its students about addictions.

To coincide with the start of Manitoba Addictions Awareness Week, a contingent from the school was on hand to receive a Merit Award on Nov. 15 from the MAAW committee, at the Aboriginal Centre of Manitoba on Higgins Avenue.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/herald/School-wins-award-for-addictions-awareness-education–108489389.html

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Overhaul of Environmental Assessment Urged in Report – Times Colonist

Overhaul of environmental assessment urged in report

By Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist November 17, 2010

B.C.’s Environmental Assessment Act is not working effectively and needs fundamental changes, a report written for the University of Victoria’s Environmental Law Centre says.

Read more: http://www.timescolonist.com/technology/Overhaul+environmental+assessment+urged+report/3840588/story.html#ixzz15ZhyyRmQ

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Glover to Meet Island Lake Chiefs – Winnipeg Free Press

Glover to meet Island Lake chiefs
Lack of running water on agenda

By: Mia Rabson
Posted: 17/11/2010

The federal government is sending Indian Affairs parliamentary secretary Shelly Glover to meet with Island Lake chiefs this weekend to discuss what can be done to address the lack of basic services in the impoverished Manitoba region.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/glover-to-meet-island-lake-chiefs-108625104.html

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Developer Going Solar – The Leader-Post

Developer going solar

By Bruce Johnstone, The Leader-Post November 17, 2010

Namerind Housing Corp. is saving money and the environment by installing solar energy in its apartment buildings, office and mall.

By installing solar photovoltaic and thermal technology in all six of its properties, Namerind will significantly reduce its reliance on fossil fuels over the 25- to 30-year life of the systems, the Regina-based aboriginal housing corporation said in a press release today.

Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/business/Developer+going+solar/3839692/story.html#ixzz15ZhESY9k

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Cash crunch threatens aboriginal centre – Vancouver Courier

Cash crunch threatens aboriginal centre
Facility provides refuge for downtown homeless

By Mike Howell, Vancouver Courier November 17, 2010

A nonprofit drop-in centre in the Downtown Eastside whose clients include a large number of homeless aboriginal people will close for at least three months in the winter unless it can come up with money to keep its doors open.

Read more: http://www.vancourier.com/news/Cash+crunch+threatens+aboriginal+centre/3842381/story.html#ixzz15YsrXAp7

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Catholic board forms aboriginal advisory council – Daily Miner and News

Catholic board forms aboriginal advisory council

By By Mike Aiken

The Kenora Catholic District School Board is inviting members of neighbouring First Nations to join a new advisory council on aboriginal education.

“It’s a way of staying in contact,” said chairman Darryl Michaluk.

Read more: http://www.kenoradailyminerandnews.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2849962

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Judge’s frank talk unwelcome on reserve – National Post

Judge’s frank talk unwelcome on reserve

Kevin Libin, National Post · Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010

Canadians are used to judges saving their opinions for the courtrooms. And used to those opinions sticking to matters of the law. But John Reilly doesn’t much care what Canadians expect.

Read more: http://www.nationalpost.com/news/Judge+frank+talk+unwelcome+reserve/3839268/story.html#ixzz15YrhMEki

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Funeral for Noah Augustine takes place tomorrow – Times and Transcript

Funeral for Noah Augustine takes place tomorrow

Published Wednesday November 17th, 2010
TIMES & TRANSCRIPT STAFF

METEPENAGIAG – Former Metepenagiag First Nation chief and well-known aboriginal activist Noah Augustine will be laid to rest tomorrow.

Read more: http://timestranscript.canadaeast.com/news/article/1311819

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Alberta opposition slams Horizon tailings pond‎ – Calgary Herald

Alberta opposition slams Horizon tailings pond
Worry mounts despite recent ERCB inspections showing containment

By Keith Gerein, edmontonjournal.com November 16, 2010

EDMONTON – The Alberta government was put on the defensive Monday after questions emerged about whether an oilsands tailings pond with an unusual design is failing to protect wildlife and the natural water system from toxic sludge.

Read more: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/business/Alberta+opposition+slams+Horizon+tailings+pond/3831774/story.html#ixzz15SvygdnQ

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Inquest hears of fatal wound‎ – StarPhoenix

Inquest hears of fatal wound
Inmate sticks razor blade into abdomen

By Lori Coolican, The StarPhoenix November 16, 2010

Federal inmate Larry Richard Black died last winter from a septic infection caused by severe wounds he inflicted on his own abdomen with a disposable razor while alone in his cell at Saskatoon’s Regional Psychiatric Centre (RPC).

Read more: http://www.thestarphoenix.com/Inquest+hears+fatal+wound/3833982/story.html#ixzz15Sujl3lb

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Homeless rate ‘staggering’ – North Bay Nugget

Homeless rate ‘staggering’

By KATE MCLAREN, QMI AGENCY

TIMMINS — A research team that discovered a staggering” number of homeless people living on the streets of Sudbury is now turning its focus on Timmins and other Northern communities.

Read more: http://www.nugget.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2847031

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Crafters Fair‎ – Regina Leader-Post

Crafters Fair

The Leader-Post November 16, 2010

The First Nations and Metis Crafts Winter Solstice Crafters Fair will be held on Friday and Saturday.

Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/Crafters+Fair/3833227/story.html#ixzz15Ssj3F3N

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Contribute to Kingcome flood fund‎ – Williams Lake Tribune

Contribute to Kingcome flood fund

Williams Lake Tribune
Published: November 16, 2010

Editor:

Please help the people of the First Nation of Kingcome Inlet B.C. through contributing to the Kingcome Flood Relief Fund.

On Sept. 25 and 26 the Dzawada’enuxw First Nation of Kingcombe Inlet, B.C. suffered considerable damage due to flooding. The Kingcome River flooded its banks and caused severe devastation to the village infrastructure and homes.

Read more: http://www.bclocalnews.com/bc_cariboo/williamslaketribune/opinion/letters/108342484.html

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Group calls plan costly‎ – Regina Leader-Post

Group calls plan costly

By James Wood, Saskatchewan News Network; Postmedia News November 16, 2010

The Saskatchewan Party government’s plan to eliminate the province’s human rights tribunals will mean aboriginal people will lose access to a system to redress violations of their rights, the Aboriginal Affairs Coalition of Saskatchewan said Monday.

Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/news/Group+calls+plan+costly/3833236/story.html#ixzz15SqUgFNn

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Stoney Nakoda natives file complaint against Judge John Reilly – Calgary Herald

Stoney Nakoda natives file complaint against Judge John Reilly
Lawyer calls for book to be blocked

By Jamie Komarnicki And Sherri Zickefoose, Calgary Herald November 16, 2010

The Stoney Nakoda Nation has lodged a complaint against an outspoken Alberta judge, claiming he has used his position on the bench to “interfere” with band issues.

Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Stoney+Nakoda+natives+file+complaint+against+Judge+John+Reilly/3834386/story.html#ixzz15Spo82US

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Northern Manitoba First Nations call for better access to fresh water‎ – Montreal Gazette

Northern Manitoba First Nations call for better access to fresh water

By Helen Fallding, Winnipeg Free Press November 16, 2010

WINNIPEG — Speeding up construction of a $1.4 billion all-weather road from Norway House to Island Lake is the best way to ensure thousands of northern Manitoba First Nations residents get access to running water, their chiefs said Monday.

Read more: http://www.globalwinnipeg.com/world/Northern+Manitoba+First+Nations+call+better+access+fresh+water/3834323/story.html#ixzz15SoFJ7sF

by NationTalk on November 16, 2010513 Views

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