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Natives Mum on Butt Ban -CNews

Natives mum on butt ban
Tsuu T’ina First Nation plays cards close to vest when it comes to casino smoking

By SHAWN LOGAN, SUN MEDIA
The Calgary Sun

The question of whether a new Native casino on Calgary’s periphery will ignore a province-wide smoking ban will be addressed when the Grey Eagle Casino opens today.

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2007/12/19/4731923-sun.html

by NationTalk on December 20, 2007839 Views

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FSIN welcomes treaty protection -Regina Leader-Post

FSIN welcomes treaty protection

Karen Brownlee, The Leader-Post
Published: Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Greater protection of treaty rights is being offered through recommendations in a new Senate committee’s report, something Chief Lawrence Joseph of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations believes is needed.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/story.html?id=a78c2fb0-33d7-47fe-b023-62b1b55526d0

by NationTalk on December 19, 2007739 Views

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Dion plans 2nd visit to Nunavut -CBC

Dion plans 2nd visit to Nunavut

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 | 2:11 PM CT
CBC News

Federal Liberal Leader Stéphane Dion will visit Iqaluit on Wednesday, his second time in Northern Canada in as many weeks.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2007/12/18/dion-nunavut.html

by NationTalk on December 19, 2007749 Views

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Tories seek legislative probe on native land issues -Toronto Star

Tories seek legislative probe on native land issues

Dec 18, 2007 04:19 PM
Chinta Puxley
THE CANADIAN PRESS

Ontario politicians need to investigate aboriginal land issues and hold public hearings across the province so they can understand the frustrations that fuel lengthy aboriginal stand-offs and occupations, Conservative Leader John Tory said Tuesday.

http://www.thestar.com/article/286709

by NationTalk on December 19, 2007753 Views

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Band tax for non-Natives not a done deal -Richmond News

Band tax for non-Natives not a done deal

Richmond News
Published: Tuesday, December 18, 2007

The Editor,

This is further to the Dec. 1, 2007 article in the Richmond News dealing with the Tsawwassen First Nation Final Agreement and taxation. It appears that certain concerns and misunderstandings may have developed about how the Tsawwassen First Nation Final Agreement might affect the tax treatment of non-member residents of Tsawwassen First Nation lands.

http://www.canada.com/richmondnews/news/community/story.html?id=fc585cd4-6a9b-4eaa-ac8d-3b2cb1b003d6&k=57585

by NationTalk on December 19, 2007778 Views

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Vancouver Games beating sponsorship goals -Canada.com

Vancouver Games beating sponsorship goals

Published: Tuesday, December 18, 2007

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) – Organizers of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Canada raised nearly C$38 million ($38 million) more than expected from sponsorship deals this year, according to a financial report on Tuesday.

http://www.canada.com/topics/news/national/story.html?id=444379de-67b6-48f3-bf2e-721376539a74&k=3718

by NationTalk on December 19, 2007819 Views

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Nunavut credit corp. CEO takes leave with pay -CBC

Nunavut credit corp. CEO takes leave with pay

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 | 1:11 PM CT
CBC News

The acting chief executive officer of the troubled Nunavut Business Credit Corp., Allan McDowell, has been asked to step aside, an official said Monday.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2007/12/18/ceo-leave.html

by NationTalk on December 19, 2007773 Views

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N.W.T. Education Study Shows Room for Improvement -CBC

N.W.T. education study shows room for improvement

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 | 10:45 AM CT
CBC News

Many students in the Northwest Territories are not functioning at their grade levels, the results of three years of testing show.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2007/12/18/education-tests.html

by NationTalk on December 19, 2007743 Views

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First Nations Power-Up – RenewableEnergyAccess.com

First Nations Power-Up

December 18, 2007
by Randyn Seibold, Contributing Writer

At the recent Independent Power Producers (IPP) of British Columbia (BC) annual conference, approximately 500 attendees participated in a range of presentations and discussions relevant to the growing private power generation industry in the province. One issue of interest to many was the proper consultation with the province’s aboriginal governments. Hundreds of different groups of native peoples, known as First Nations, live throughout BC, with most of them tracing their heritage back two to three thousand years.

http://www.renewableenergyaccess.com/rea/news/story?id=50888

by NationTalk on December 18, 2007852 Views

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Teacher taken from school for secretive aboriginal rite – Canada.com

Teacher taken from school for secretive aboriginal rite
Chemainus band, educators won’t say why woman removed against her will

Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist
Published: Tuesday, December 18, 2007

A First Nations teacher at North Oyster elementary school in Nanaimo was forcibly taken out of the school Friday afternoon by members of the Chemainus band who wanted her to participate in a secretive longhouse ceremony.

http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/story.html?id=27270de0-71e3-42f7-8ae4-066769740733&k=27995

by NationTalk on December 18, 2007821 Views

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Ministers, ex-ministers do the shuffle – Edmonton Journal

Ministers, ex-ministers do the shuffle
You’ll know the Stelmach backers by the size of their offices

Graham Thomson, The Edmonton Journal
Published: 2:02 am

The staff in the Speaker’s office at the legislature have stuck a handmade sign outside their door, tacked it up like an amulet to ward off evil spirits.

http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/story.html?id=3ef64726-62e2-45ec-8bc5-1375c0731928

by NationTalk on December 18, 2007775 Views

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Prentice reviewing new financing plan for pipeline project – The Province

Prentice reviewing new financing plan for pipeline project
Partners seeking federal money for link to U.S. market

Jon Harding, CanWest News Service
Published: Tuesday, December 18, 2007

CALGARY — Canada’s Industry Minister Jim Prentice is reviewing a financial plan submitted to him Friday by the backers of the $16.2-billion Mackenzie Gas Project.

http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/money/story.html?id=80178c66-166d-4ea1-9ba1-5cbb9472a28c

by NationTalk on December 18, 2007800 Views

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Taking a shine to diamonds – StarPhoenix

Taking a shine to diamonds
Muskoday First Nation sees potential in proposed diamond training facility

Cassandra Kyle, The StarPhoenix
Published: Tuesday, December 18, 2007

MUSKODAY FIRST NATION — The four-carat diamond placed carefully on Chief Austin Bear’s hand is more than a stunning example of nature’s beauty, it’s a representation of the type of work that could become a reality for people in the area.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/business/story.html?id=ab27e928-382c-437d-8515-13da7f143cba&k=38344

by NationTalk on December 18, 2007753 Views

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FSIN welcomes treaty protection – Regina Leader-Post

FSIN welcomes treaty protection

Karen Brownlee, The Leader-Post
Published: Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Greater protection of treaty rights is being offered through recommendations in a new Senate committee’s report, something Chief Lawrence Joseph of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations believes is needed.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/story.html?id=a78c2fb0-33d7-47fe-b023-62b1b55526d0

by NationTalk on December 18, 2007802 Views

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Sarsfield retires as medical officer of health (TB Television)

Sarsfield retires as medical officer of health

TB News Source
Web Posted: 12/17/2007 4:52:48 PM

They will be pretty big shoes to fill as the Northwest Health unit’s chief executive officer gets ready to step away from the job.

Sometimes outspoken and often impatient, Dr. Peter Sarsfield has left his mark in a region that he feels suffers from a geographical disadvantage and a cultural gulf that permeates the health care field.

http://www.tbtv.com/NWNews-Story.aspx?cid=103010

by NationTalk on December 18, 20071054 Views

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Prentice pledges speedy review of new gas project plan (CBC)

Prentice pledges speedy review of new gas project plan

Last Updated: Monday, December 17, 2007 | 2:18 PM CT
CBC News

Federal Industry Minister Jim Prentice has promised proponents of the beleaguered Mackenzie gas project he will review their latest financial plan as quickly as possible.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2007/12/17/pipeline-prentice.html?ref=rss

by NationTalk on December 18, 2007835 Views

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Advocacy groups head to court to fight cancellation of federal legal aid program (CNews)

Advocacy groups head to court to fight cancellation of federal legal aid program

By Colin Perkel, THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – A coalition of advocates for minorities, women and the disabled is seeking to join a court challenge to the widely criticized federal Conservative government’s decision to cancel a decades-old program that provided money for equality-focused legal fights.

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2007/12/17/4729123-cp.html

by NationTalk on December 18, 2007743 Views

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Climate change not just a theory for northerners who see results daily – West Island Chronicle

Climate change not just a theory for northerners who see results daily

INUVIK, N.W.T. – Charlie Furlong knows the lands and waters of the Mackenzie Delta like a childhood chum, but now his old friend is acting strange.

http://www.westislandchronicle.com/article-cp39232022-Climate-change-not-just-a-theory-for-northerners-who-see-results-daily.html

by NationTalk on December 18, 2007753 Views

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Nova Chemicals fined $550000 for contaminant discharge to the air … – CBC News

Nova Chemicals fined $550,000 for contaminant discharge to the air at Sarnia plant

Published: Monday, December 17, 2007 | 6:36 PM ET
Canadian Press: THE CANADIAN PRESS

SARNIA, Ont – Nova Chemicals (Canada) Ltd. (TSX:NCX) says an Ontario court has fined it $550,000, plus a victim fine surcharge, after it pleaded guilty to discharging benzene into to the air at its site in Sarnia, Ont.

http://www.cbc.ca/cp/business/071217/b1217132A.html

by NationTalk on December 18, 20071052 Views

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Simon leaves Islanders, seeking assistance following another penalty for attempt to injure -Associated Press

Simon leaves Islanders, seeking assistance following another penalty for attempt to injure

Dec 17, 2007, 3:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) -Chris Simon left the New York Islanders on Monday, saying he needed time away from hockey following his latest penalty for attempting to injure an opponent.

http://www.nhl.com/nhl/app?articleid=346984&page=NewsPage&service=page

by NationTalk on December 18, 2007798 Views

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The Aboriginal Conundrum -The Hill Times

The Hill Times, December 17th, 2007

By Nelson Wiseman

The Aboriginal Conundrum

The challenge to governments and aboriginal leaders alike is to work out practical solutions to the real, distinctive problems facing a fragmented aboriginal community. This requires compromise and conciliation on the part of both aboriginal and governmental leaders.

http://www.thehilltimes.ca/members/login.php?fail=2&destination=/html/index.php?display=story&full_path=2007/december/17/fullnelson/&c=2

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007948 Views

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Victory Nickel, First Nations sign Minago accord -Canadian Mining Journal

Victory Nickel, First Nations sign Minago accord

Sunday, December 16, 2007

MANITOBA – VICTORY NICKEL of Toronto and the Misipawistik Cree Nation (Grand Rapids), Mosakahiken Cree Nation (Moose Lake) and Cross Lake Band of Indians have signed a memorandum of understanding that covers development of the Minago nickel deposit in the Thompson Nickel Belt. The document addresses the traditional rights of these First Nations communities and establishes the guiding principles for an impact and benefit agreement.

http://www.canadianminingjournal.com/issues/ISArticle.asp?id=77694&issue=12162007&btac=no

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007971 Views

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28 mushers entered to run Yukon Quest -CBC

28 mushers entered to run Yukon Quest

Last Updated: Monday, December 17, 2007 | 11:15 AM CT
CBC News

Twenty-eight mushers have signed up to run the 1,600-kilometre Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, including three-time reigning champion Alaskan Lance Mackey.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2007/12/17/yukon-quest.html

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007758 Views

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A small push takes some children a long way in the classroom – Globe and Mail

NATIVE ISSUES: EDUCATION
A small push takes some children a long way in the classroom

JUSTINE HUNTER
December 17, 2007

VICTORIA — Sometimes the gentlest nudge in the right place can make all the difference. Shelly Johnson knows this. Among 52 first cousins, she alone beat the odds and completed a postsecondary degree.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071217.BCEDUCATION17/TPStory/National

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007721 Views

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Two men leave halfway house; Violent offenders were new to facility – The Kingston Whig

Two men leave halfway house; Violent offenders were new to facility

Posted By Jennifer Pritchett
Posted 4 hours ago

Another two violent offenders have disappeared from the federally run Portsmouth halfway house.

http://www.thewhig.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=821345&auth=Jennifer+Pritchett

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007912 Views

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Band sells boats at loss to man behind initial deal – ChronicleHerald.ca

Band sells boats at loss to man behind initial deal
Vessels never used, intended for Indian Brook Fisheries

By MARY ELLEN MacINTYRE Truro Bureau
Mon. Dec 17 – 7:07 AM

INDIAN BROOK — The Shubenacadie band has sold 10 fishing boats for considerably less than the $2.5 million the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans paid for them two years ago. And they were sold to the same man who brokered the original deal.

http://thechronicleherald.ca/Front/998693.html

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007761 Views

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Climate problems heating up – Regina Leader-Post

Climate problems heating up

Doug Cuthand, The Leader-Post
Published: Monday, December 17, 2007

This past week the United Nations held an international conference on climate change in Bali. This was an historic gathering, but the United States along with Canada were hopelessly out of step with the rest of the world and reality.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/city_province/story.html?id=5a5b57c6-df31-4572-9b63-59c9183b99d2

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007796 Views

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End free land access system for northern prospectors, regulator recommends (The Canadian Press)

End free land access system for northern prospectors, regulator recommends

Sat Dec 15, 2:36 PM

A northern regulator is recommending that the federal government change rules that give mineral prospectors free entry to Crown land to stake their claims before they consult with local aboriginal bands about environmental or cultural concerns.

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/071215/national/nwt_free_entry_1

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007931 Views

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Canada Arctic pipeline group submits financial plan (Reuters)

Canada Arctic pipeline group submits financial plan
Module body

Sat Dec 15, 12:51 PM

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Proponents of Imperial Oil Ltd’s proposed C$16.2 billion ($15.9 billion) Mackenzie Valley gas pipeline have submitted a financial plan for the project, which Canada’s Industry Minister said he will review as quickly as possible.

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/reuters/071215/business/business_pipeline_col_2

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007740 Views

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Race-based hate crimes up (CNews)

Race-based hate crimes up
Calgary shows significantly higher numbers compared to Edmonton, Ottawa and London

By BILL KAUFMANN, SUN MEDIA
The Calgary Sun

Race-based hate crimes reported in Calgary are at a significantly higher level than several other Canadian cities surveyed, says an Alberta report on the issue.

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Crime/2007/12/15/4725988-sun.html

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007710 Views

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City names nominees for police advisory board (Global TV)

City names nominees for police advisory board

Global TV

City Hall is unveiling its top picks for the upcoming police advisory board and the broad range of nominees include lawyers, aboriginal leaders, and a retired RCMP officer.

http://www.canada.com/globaltv/winnipeg/story.html?id=f00d57b8-9f47-4a63-b239-c9f78a73f316&k=52567

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007818 Views

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Proposed urban reserve moving to the next step – Regina Leader-Post

Proposed urban reserve moving to the next step

Kerry Benjoe, Leader-Post
Published: Saturday, December 15, 2007

It’s been a long journey for the Star Blanket Cree Nation, but there is light at the end of the tunnel, says the lead negotiator for its proposed urban reserve.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/story.html?id=df15c063-445a-484f-a757-2f889751cf61

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007754 Views

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Settlement cheques spawn suspicions – StarPhoenix

Settlement cheques spawn suspicions
Alberta First Nation struggles with accusations of cheating over residential school cash payments

Lee Greenberg, CanWest News Service
Published: Saturday, December 15, 2007

TORONTO — It is supposed to usher inan era of healing and forgiveness. Instead — if the experience of one First Nations community in Alberta is any indication — the sudden influx of large cash payments to former residential school students has prompted a wave of bitterness and recrimination.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/national/story.html?id=4b9e8de7-db65-4a00-a3c4-9660514943c0

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007675 Views

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Three residents receive honour – StarPhoenix

Three residents receive honour

The StarPhoenix
Published: Saturday, December 15, 2007

The Order of Merit, Saskatchewan’s highest honour, was presented to three Saskatoon residents on Friday.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/story.html?id=0a4df636-00b9-4231-b160-f636ddad93d7

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007559 Views

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A week’s worth of science news -Toronto Star

A week’s worth of science news

Dec 16, 2007 04:30 AM

This edition of Microscope originates from Collingwood, Ont., where up-to-the-minute research findings dominated the ArcticNet annual scientific meeting this past week. Now entering its fifth year, ArcticNet brings together more than 100 researchers from 27 Canadian universities and five federal agencies to probe the impacts of climate change along the Arctic coast.

http://www.thestar.com/article/285997

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Hopes of relocated Labrador town ride on first graduates, five years after move -940 News

Hopes of relocated Labrador town ride on first graduates, five years after move

at 12:32 on December 16, 2007, EST.
Tara Brautigam, THE CANADIAN PRESS

NATUASHISH, N.L. – Desiree Andrew has become a symbol of hope for Natuashish, an isolated community on Labrador’s rugged north coast that continues to struggle with bootleg booze, illicit drugs and domestic violence.

http://www.940news.com/nouvelles.php?cat=23&id=121612

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Alberta Metis upset over hunting policy for poor -Cnews

Alberta Metis upset over hunting policy for poor

By KEVIN CRUSH, SUN MEDIA
The Edmonton Sun

New rules allowing poor people to hunt year-round to put meat on their tables is a slap in the face of the needy, according to the vice president of the Metis Nation of Alberta.

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2007/12/16/4727329-sun.html

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Policing agreements reached with First Nations -Prince George Citizen

Policing agreements reached with First Nations

(News) Saturday, 15 December 2007, 02:00 PST
SCOTT STANFIELD Citizen staff

Several First Nations bands in the Cariboo-Prince George region will benefit from a hands-on, personalized approach to policing, as per a federal community policing announcement this week in Ottawa.

http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=108428&Itemid=159

by NationTalk on December 16, 2007707 Views

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So many victims -National Post

So many victims
Across the country, the bodies of 67 women have surfaced, dumped in remote areas. In all but five cases, their killers remain unknown

Zosia Bielski, National Post
Published: Saturday, December 15, 2007

More than a decade ago, Cara King went missing in Edmonton. The impulsive 22-yearold “liked to live on the edge,” her mother, Kathy, remembered last month, and “struggled with many, many things.” In her teens, she lost interest in school and got involved with a social circle of older men, eventually getting addicted to cocaine.

http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=169817

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William land-claims decision contested -Globe and Mail

NOTICE OF APPEAL
William land-claims decision contested

JUSTINE HUNTER
December 15, 2007

VICTORIA — The federal and B.C. governments yesterday set the stage for an appeal of a landmark native land-claims decision, brushing aside an offer for a temporary truce that would have allowed time to negotiate a settlement out of court.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071215.BCWILLIAM15/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

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Pipeline backers draw up new plan -Globe and Mail

Pipeline backers draw up new plan

SHAWN MCCARTHY
December 15, 2007

Proponents of the $16-billion Mackenzie Valley Pipeline have presented a new financial plan to the federal government in hopes of kick-starting the long-stalled gas pipeline from the Arctic, Industry Minister Jim Prentice said yesterday.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071215.PIPELINE15_ART_2205_2/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

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Governments may appeal B.C. land-claims decision -Globe and Mail

Governments may appeal B.C. land-claims decision

JUSTINE HUNTER
December 15, 2007

Victoria — The federal and B.C. government yesterday set the stage for an appeal of a landmark native land-claims decision, brushing aside an offer for a temporary truce that would have allowed time to negotiate a settlement out of court.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071215.NATS15-1/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

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Sumi shortage surprises Olympic mascot’s retailers -CBC

Sumi shortage surprises Olympic mascot’s retailers

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2007 | 12:36 PM ET
CBC News

If you are trying to find Sumi this holiday season, you may be out of luck.

Two weeks after the 2010 Olympic mascot went on sale, the stuffed toy has sold out on store shelves.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2007/12/14/bc-sumishortage.html

by NationTalk on December 14, 2007804 Views

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Soyuz rocket lifts Canadian radar satellite into space -CBC

Soyuz rocket lifts Canadian radar satellite into space

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2007 | 7:41 AM CT
CBC News

A Russian rocket blasted off in Kazahkstan Friday morning, carrying with it a Canadian satellite built to keep a watchful eye over the Arctic.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2007/12/14/tech-radarsat-liftoff.html

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A step closer -South Delta Leader

A step closer

By Kristine Thiessen – South Delta Leader – December 14, 2007

It’s a deal— Chuck Strahl, federal Minister of Indian Affairs (centre) congratulates TFN chief Kim Baird who was in Ottawa last week with Mike de Jong, provincial Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation (right) to preside over the federal government’s ratification of the native band’s treaty.

http://www.bclocalnews.com/richmond_southdelta/southdeltaleader/news/12489826.html

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George Canyon Christmas -CBC Radio

George Canyon Christmas

Recorded 11/29/2007 at Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, AB

Guest artists appearing in the program include Jully Black, Johnny Reid, Dave Gunning, Andrea Menard, and Tyler Connelly from Theory of a Deadman, with each performing songs that hold personal meaning to them for the holidays. Members of the Canadian Forces, along with their families, were brought in especially for the concert from their home base in Edmonton.

http://www.cbc.ca/radio2/singleConcert.html?20071211canyon

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Pipeline ownership not a priority – Edmonton Journal

Pipeline ownership not a priority
TransCanada eyes other options to revive Mackenzie project

Scott Haggett, Reuters
Published: 2:01 am

CALGARY – The head of TransCanada Corp. said Thursday that taking a lead role in Imperial Oil’s planned $16.2-billion Mackenzie Valley gas pipeline is only one in a range of options being considered to revive the costly project.

http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/business/story.html?id=5f2dd8d3-02b9-4410-ae6c-4fee4cad22f4

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Officials looking for designers to create 2010 Olympic medals – The Province

Officials looking for designers to create 2010 Olympic medals

Damian Inwood, The Province
Published: Friday, December 14, 2007

Vancouver 2010 wants to put designers on their mettle with the golden opportunity of creating the Olympic and Paralympic medals.

http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/story.html?id=2ea4c8f1-f917-4426-b8b7-9a37fc54207f

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Survey of sunken tanker shows no cracks or leaks – Globe and Mail

Survey of sunken tanker shows no cracks or leaks

CATHRYN ATKINSON
December 14, 2007

A manned mini-submarine has located a tanker truck and three other vehicles at the bottom of Robson Bight Ecological Reserve off Vancouver Island, where a barge accident on Aug. 20 dumped a dozen vehicles onto the seabed.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071214.BCBIGHT14/TPStory/Environment

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No status: Bartlett’s Harbour Indian Band excluded from aboriginal agreement (Corner Brook The Western Star)

No status
Bartlett’s Harbour Indian Band excluded from aboriginal agreement

AARON BESWICK
Transcontinental Media

Members of the Bartlett’s Harbour Indian Band won’t be granted Indian Act status along with the 7,800 members of the Federation of Newfoundland Indians (FNI).

http://www.thewesternstar.com/index.cfm?sid=89427&sc=23

by NationTalk on December 14, 20071563 Views

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