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Ahousaht First Nation moves to solve water crisis after leaks – Times Colonist

November 8, 2018 The water level is rising in the reservoir serving the First Nations community of Ahousaht, north of Tofino, but concerns about the capacity to fight fires remain, as does a boil-water advisory. The First Nation declared a local state of emergency after multiple leaks in the community’s water distribution system led reservoir […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2018227 Views

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Premier calls on N.S. fishermen to end blockade of pipeline survey vessel – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 8, 2018 HALIFAX _ Nova Scotia’s premier says he’s hoping fishermen end a blockade of survey boats hired to examine a route for an undersea effluent pipeline, but he has no plans to extend the company’s deadline. Stephen McNeil says he’d “encourage” fishermen to let the seismic research in the Northumberland Strait […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2018205 Views

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McClintic back in prison after time in healing lodge, Tori Stafford’s father says – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 8, 2018  THE CANADIAN PRESS A convicted child killer who became the subject of national outrage when it was learned she’d been transferred to an Indigenous healing lodge is back in prison, the father of her young victim said Thursday. Rodney Stafford issued a brief, celebratory Facebook post announcing that Terri-Lynne McClintic […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2018231 Views

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Opinion: The First Nations are the first entrepreneurs – Calgary Herald

November 8, 2018 As soon as a natural resource development project gets underway, an outcry can be expected from environmental activists and First Nations members. If we follow the news, we may come to believe that Indigenous Peoples are unanimously opposed to development. But this is not the case. Many communities have made the shift […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2018234 Views

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Oakville Hockey Cares players visiting Attawapiskat – InsideHalton.com

Bantam-age players hosted hosted northern Ontario team in July The Attawapiskat First Nations flag is flying high at Oakville Town Hall this week. This is to recognize the local Hockey Cares team which is traveling north to the remote Ontario community located on James Bay. The 1,070 kilometre journey to Attawapiskat this month is for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2018297 Views

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What LNG means to First Nations – Smithers Interior News

First Nations LNG Alliance on difference LNG will have on daily life and economics for First Nations Nov. 8, 2018 Yes, the development of LNG in B.C. and the LNG Canada project will mean jobs, careers, business opportunities and revenue for First Nations, for First Nations people, and for First Nations communities. You’ve heard that […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2018471 Views

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Oshawa duo Crown Lands hits the road with Jack White on Canadian tour – CBC

Mi’kmaq vocalist Cody Bowles and guitarist Kevin Comeau say there’s a political edge to their music Nov 08, 2018 A rock duo from Oshawa, Ont., is hitting the road with rock royalty and hoping to raise awareness about Indigenous issues with fans across Canada. Crown Lands is opening for former White Stripes guitarist and vocalist […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2018335 Views

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Expert sees long road ahead in settling Aboriginal law – Business in Vancouver

November 8, 2018 For Canadian business, especially the resource and energy sectors, no other legal matter in Canada is more important or has more impact than Aboriginal law. To help shed light on the current landscape with respect to Aboriginal rights and title, the apparent failure of the B.C. treaty process and attempts by governments […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2018269 Views

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Cool’ way to honour spirits – Sault Star

Korah Collegiate Native Studies class creates unique memorial for St. Aloysius Cemetery November 7, 2018 PRINCE TOWNSHIP — Among the grave stones and wooden crosses in Gros Cap’s St. Aloysius Cemetery sits a unique wooden structure that acknowledges the Indigenous roots of the deceased. The structure, an Anishinaabe spirit house, was a gift from students […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2018177 Views

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Inuvialuit living outside settlement region feel like ‘2nd-class citizens’ – CBC

‘You know, there is always supposed to be a sense of belonging somewhere,’ says Pauline Gordon Nov 08, 2018 Pauline Gordon says it was reading the latest edition of Tusaayaksat, a magazine produced by the Inuvialuit Communications Society, that lit a spark in her to use her voice. Dalee Samba Dorough, the new chair of […]

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