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BR Sask Farm Shooting – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 10, 2018 SASKATOON – The family of an Indigenous man who was fatally shot on a Saskatchewan farm is suing the R-C-M-P and the farmer who was acquitted in the killing. Colten Boushie was shot in the head in August 2016 near the community of Biggar. Gerald Stanley was […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2018249 Views

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Vast showcase of Indigenous culture a weekend highlight – CBC

‘Indigenous people all over the planet are making the best art’ Aug 10, 2018 A showcase of the hottest Indigenous art, film and fashion, a concert with a cause by female musicians and an indoor beach party top this weekend’s list of things to do around Ottawa. Indigenous culture on display An explosion of contemporary […]

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Andrea Lafond: New head of Meewasin Valley Authority believes in conservation and change – StarPhoenix

New CEO Andrea Lafond brings patience to her new role trying to adapt the Meewasin Valley Authority August 10, 2018 Andrea Lafond knows it sounds like a cliché, but she tries to let her Metis heritage guide her as she leads the Meewasin Valley Authority through a turbulent time. “Always operate from a place of […]

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BR Conquered People Brief – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 9, 2018 HALIFAX – A Halifax judge has rebuked the Nova Scotia government, waiving its solicitor-client privilege with a former Crown lawyer who is planning to sue the province and its premier for constructive dismissal and abuse of public office. Alex Cameron was removed from an Aboriginal rights case […]

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BR Gun Violence Blair – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 10, 2018  OTTAWA – The federal minister responsible for acting on gun violence and gangs says Canada is willing to consider any possible measures that might reducing them and organized crime. But Bill Blair says the government will stay the course when it comes to border security. Blair acknowledges […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2018234 Views

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AFN chief to set up teepee to support Justice For Our Stolen Children camp – CBC

Perry Bellegarde visited the camp on Sunday Aug 09, 2018 The chief of the Assembly of First Nations says he will be putting up a teepee at the Justice for Our Stolen Children camp in Regina to show his solidarity with the protesters. Perry Bellegarde visited the camp on Sunday to “hear directly from them […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 2018353 Views

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HIV AIDS organizations fear federal funding shift will lead to higher rates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 9, 2018  By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS The head of the Canadian AIDS Society fears HIV rates will continue to rise because of a shift in federal funding towards prevention instead of treatment and support. Gary Lacasse said in a recent interview that HIV rates in Canada went up by 11 […]

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Jobs abound in the Island’s busy construction sector – PE Gov

Creating Jobs for Islanders If there’s one group that stands to gain from the effort to attract skilled people to Prince Edward Island, it’s the construction industry. The fast-growing sector has been enjoying the benefits of a booming housing market together with active commercial construction and increased infrastructure investment from the federal and provincial governments. […]

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Fighting historic wildfires amid bad ideas and no funding – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 9, 2018  By Edward Struzik, Fellow, Queen’s Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy, School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University, Ontario THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 2018346 Views

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Saskatchewan RCMP say nothing points to foul play in death of ‘good kid’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 9, 2018 PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. _ RCMP say there is nothing in their investigation so far to indicate that the death of a Saskatchewan man whose body was found in a burned-out car was a murder. Brennan Ahenakew’s remains were discovered on the Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation in central Saskatchewan on May 10. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 2018221 Views

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