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Project honours Mi’kmaq activist Dorene Bernard – Chronicle Herald

Project honours Mi’kmaq activist Dorene Bernard

By MICHAEL GORMAN Truro Bureau
Mon, Dec 13

A noted member of the Shubenacadie First Nation in Indian Brook is included in a project highlighting women around the world who are doing positive things in their communities.

Read more: http://thechronicleherald.ca/NovaScotia/1216887.html

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TB once again stalking the Arctic – Globe and Mail

TB once again stalking the Arctic

PATRICK WHITE
From Monday’s Globe and Mail

Six decades ago, a malady known as consumption stormed across the Arctic, snuffing hundreds of lives, tearing apart thousands of families, and seeding a deep distrust in a bungling public health-care system.

Read more: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/tb-once-again-stalking-the-arctic/article1834983/

by NationTalk on December 13, 2010486 Views

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Deal would give native band over $50 million in land dispute – calgaryherald.com

Deal would give native band over $50 million in land dispute

By Kelly Cryderman, Postmedia News December 12, 2010

CALGARY — Ottawa and the Alberta government together are poised to pay the Siksika First Nation more than $50 million and give the band new water rights in an agreement that moves toward settling a century-old dispute over the land used to build the Bassano Dam.

Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Deal+would+give+native+band+over+million+land+dispute/3966553/story.html#ixzz180g0OXnE

by NationTalk on December 13, 2010576 Views

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Mackenzie Pipeline Decision Coming Soon – CBC News

Mackenzie pipeline decision coming soon

Last Updated: Monday, December 13, 2010

The Mackenzie Valley natural gas pipeline faces a key decision this week as the National Energy Board is expected to say whether it approves the proposed project.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2010/12/12/mackenzie-pipeline-neb.html#ixzz180fvaPXT

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Chartier Re-elected by Metis – The Starphoenix

Chartier re-elected by Metis
Third term as president for Sask. man

By Rory MacLean, The StarPhoenix December 13, 2010

The Metis National Council, the national governing body of the Metis people, re-elected Clement Chartier as president during the organization’s general assembly held in Saskatoon during the weekend.

Read more: http://www.thestarphoenix.com/Chartier+elected+Metis/3966985/story.html#ixzz180fDWzE4

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Spirit of Giving: Urban Circle Training Centre – Winnipeg Free Press

Spirit of Giving: Urban Circle Training Centre

By: Katie Dangerfield
Posted: 13/12/2010

WHAT THEY DO:

FOR 20 years, the Urban Circle Training Centre has helped train aboriginal people with specific skills to prepare them for the job market.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/spirit-of-giving-111773339.html

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Sisters in Spirit Smothered – The Dominion

Sisters in Spirit Smothered
Conservative smoke-and-mirrors funding has Indigenous groups up in arms

by Angela Sterritt
The Dominion

VANCOUVER—Ten million dollars set aside by the Harper government to address the crisis of missing or murdered Aboriginal women will be redirected to the Department of Justice and the Ministry of Public Safety.

Read more: http://www.dominionpaper.ca/articles/3764

by NationTalk on December 13, 2010403 Views

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Native groups take feds to court over scrapping of long-form census – Toronto Star

Native groups take feds to court over scrapping of long-form census

Published On Sun Dec 12 2010
The Canadian Press

OTTAWA—The Conservative government’s decision to eliminate the long-form census is being challenged again in court.

Read more: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/905824–native-groups-take-feds-to-court-over-scrapping-of-long-form-census

by NationTalk on December 13, 2010690 Views

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Aboriginal police force gets thumbs down – Winnipeg Free Press

Aboriginal police force gets thumbs down

By: Staff Writer
Posted: 12/12/2010

A petition started by Rodney Hunt calling for a special aboriginal police unit is gaining support in the North End, but not so much among our readers.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/aboriginal-police-force-gets-thumbs-down-111745404.html

by NationTalk on December 13, 2010687 Views

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Time to turn First Nations reserves into municipalities – London Free Press

Chiefs paid handsomely
Time to turn First Nations reserves into municipalities

By PETER WORTHINGTON, QMI Agency
Last Updated: December 13, 2010

No one should be surprised that 82 aboriginal chiefs in Canada are paid more than the prime minister.

Appalled maybe, but not surprised. The plethora of chiefs across the country get to decide how taxpayers’ money given to them by the federal government should be spent. It’s small wonder that they look after themselves and councillors first.

Read more: http://www.lfpress.com/comment/columnists/peter_worthington/2010/12/10/16508796.html

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New facet of diamond mining in Sask.‎ – StarPhoenix

New facet of diamond mining in Sask.

The StarPhoenix December 11, 2010

The province and the Chiefs of three First Nations bands signed an agreement Friday outlining how the groups will work to understand the impacts of a proposed diamond mine in northern Saskatchewan.

Read more: http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/facet+diamond+mining+Sask/3961181/story.html#ixzz17pamhcaQ

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Canada’s caribou crisis calls for collaboration‎ – Winnipeg Free Press

Canada’s caribou crisis calls for collaboration

By: David Suzuki and Faisal Moola
Posted: 11/12/2010

It isn’t every day that an international science summit brings together traditional aboriginal knowledge and Western science. However, threats to a unique species call for a unique approach.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/westview/canadas-caribou-crisis-calls-for-collaboration-111714684.html

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Ottawa to allow first nations to issue bonds to raise money for infrastructure – Globe and Mail

Ottawa to allow first nations to issue bonds to raise money for infrastructure

ADRIAN MORROW
From Saturday’s Globe and Mail
Published Friday, Dec. 10, 2010

A proposed regulatory change would allow Canadian first nations to issue bonds, which could raise tens of millions of dollars to be used for infrastructure projects in aboriginal communities across the country.

Read more: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ottawa-to-allow-first-nations-to-issue-bonds-to-raise-money-for-infrastructure/article1834136/

by NationTalk on December 11, 2010555 Views

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Northern Gateway Pipelines opposition: Bamoseda report‎ – 680 News

Northern Gateway Pipelines opposition: Bamoseda report

680 News

First Nation opposition is growing against Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway Pipelines project.

Enbridge meanwhile, is not worried about the opposition, and is meeting with affected First Nations to discuss a 10 per cent stake in the project.

Read more: http://www.680news.com/news/national/article/155753–northern-gateway-pipelines-opposition-bamoseda-report

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Stung by allegations of inflated pay, native chiefs to open their books – Globe and Mail

Stung by allegations of inflated pay, native chiefs to open their books

BILL CURRY
OTTAWA— From Saturday’s Globe and Mail
Published Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010

Under fire over revelations that some of them are paid better than provincial premiers, Canada’s native chiefs are poised to make an unprecedented commitment to open their books.

Read more: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/stung-by-allegations-of-inflated-pay-native-chiefs-to-open-their-books/article1834057/

by NationTalk on December 11, 2010572 Views

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Fiscal secrets of First nations‎ – Times and Transcript

Fiscal secrets of First nations

Published Saturday December 11th, 2010
Jennifer Pritchett
Telegraph-Journal

Finances: Every year, Ottawa intervenes in the money management of dozen of reserves burdened by debt but the details cannot be made public to taxpayers under the Access to Information Act and a ‘constitutional conundrum’ persists

Every year, Ottawa intervenes in the financial affairs of dozens of native reserves burdened with debt. But the extent of their financial troubles is kept secret from the Canadian public.

Read more: http://telegraphjournal.canadaeast.com/front/article/1347358

by NationTalk on December 11, 2010655 Views

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Poverty the real disease – Winnipeg Free Press

Poverty the real disease
Millions spent fighting TB may be missing mark, some experts argue

By: Jen Skerritt
Posted: 11/12/2010

BERLIN, Germany — Over the past year, Canada contributed close to $140 million to global efforts to fight tuberculosis and other diseases in developing countries such as Sudan, Ethiopia and the Philippines.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/poverty-the-real-disease-111714949.html

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Aboriginal police force would only heighten racial tensions – Winnipeg Sun

Aboriginal police force would only heighten racial tensions

By JOYANNE PURSAGA, Winnipeg Sun
Last Updated: December 11, 2010

The easiest way to breed ignorance is to ensure individuals of different races, religions or cultures never get to know each other.

Read more: http://www.winnipegsun.com/news/columnists/joyanne_pursaga/2010/12/10/16505626.html

by NationTalk on December 11, 2010455 Views

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Gov’t to focus on aboriginal population – Times and Transcript

Gov’t to focus on aboriginal population

First Nations leader says N.B. has a ‘tremendous resource’ in the province

by adam huras
Times & Transcript Staff
Published Saturday December 11th, 2010

ST. MARY’S FIRST NATION – New Brunswick’s aboriginal youth population is a “tremendous resource” that will help stabilize the province’s need for skilled labour, according to one of the country’s foremost First Nations leaders.

Read more: http://timestranscript.canadaeast.com/news/article/1347510

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Give First Nations Control Over Kids in Care – The Starphoenix

Give First Nations control over kids in care

By Doug Cuthand, Special to The StarPhoenix December 10, 2010

Child welfare has become a hot topic once again. On the one hand, the provincial government wants accountability and access to information obtained by the First Nations.

Read more: http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/Give+First+Nations+control+over+kids+care/3955900/story.html#ixzz17jlvV2aD

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Skeetchestn chief re-elected – kamloopsnews.ca

Skeetchestn chief re-elected

December 10, 2010

Chief Rick Deneault has been re-elected to his second term leading Skeetchestn First Nation.

Deneault defeated Eddy Jules, a former chief and councillor, by 95 votes to 66 in an election held Wednesday.

Read more: http://www.kamloopsnews.ca/article/20101210/KAMLOOPS0101/312109980/-1/KAMLOOPS01/skeetchestn-chief-re-elected

by NationTalk on December 10, 2010655 Views

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Taxpayers Federation Plays Fast, Loose with Facts, Chief Says – The Daily News

Taxpayers federation plays fast, loose with facts, chief says

December 10, 2010
By MIKE YOUDS
Daily News Staff Reporter

The head of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council says the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) spread erroneous data on the salaries of chiefs and councils in B.C.

Read more: http://www.kamloopsnews.ca/article/20101210/KAMLOOPS0101/312109984/-1/KAMLOOPS01/taxpayers-federation-plays-fast-loose-with-facts-chief-says

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Cuthand Shows Reserve Politicos Not Accountable – The Starphoenix

Cuthand shows reserve politicos not accountable

By Colin Craig, Special to The StarPhoenix December 10, 2010

Following is the viewpoint of the Craig, prairie director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

A big bouquet goes out to Doug Cuthand for his column, Chiefs’ salary issue torqued to suit agenda (SP, Dec. 3). Although it had several inaccuracies, he helped highlight once again that reserve politicians are the only ones in Canada who receive tax dollars but don’t have to report their salaries to the public.

Read more: http://www.thestarphoenix.com/business/Cuthand+shows+reserve+politicos+accountable/3955901/story.html#ixzz17jkbcp1i

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First Nations win right to sue over concerns – Canada.com

First Nations win right to sue over concerns

Postmedia News December 10, 2010

First Nations have won the right to launch a class-action lawsuit over damage to wild salmon stocks from sea-lice allegedly caused by salmon farms on the Broughton Archipelago.

Read more: http://www.canada.com/First+Nations+right+over+concerns/3955301/story.html

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Glooscap Band Council Vote Ongoing – The Chronicle Herald

Glooscap band council vote ongoing
Results won’t be known until January

By GORDON DELANEY Valley Bureau
Fri, Dec 10

BISHOPVILLE — A byelection to choose a new band councillor at Glooscap First Nation ends later today, amid the controversy about the salaries and other benefits of native leaders.

Read more: http://thechronicleherald.ca/NovaScotia/9018974.html

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Judge Dismisses Treaty Rights Arguments in Poaching Case – The Citizen

Judge dismisses treaty rights arguments in poaching case

By Sarah Simpson, The Citizen December 10, 2010

A group of five First Nations hunters charged in 2002 with poaching Roosevelt elk near Lake Cowichan have lost a court challenge claiming it was their right to do so.

Read more: http://www.canada.com/Judge+dismisses+treaty+rights+arguments+poaching+case/3955165/story.html

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Cost of School Covered if Doctors Work Where Needed – Winnipeg Fress Press

Cost of school covered if doctors work where needed

By Jen Skerritt, Winnipeg Free Press December 10, 2010

Pushing ahead with a plan to get every person in Manitoba a family doctor within the next five years, the province announced Thursday it will pay the full cost of medical school for students who agree to work in rural and northern areas.

Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/health/Cost+school+covered+doctors+work+where+needed/3955220/story.html#ixzz17jjEnVe1

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MP says aboriginal leaders need to be at devolution table – HQ Yellowknife

MP says aboriginal leaders need to be at devolution table

Yellowknife, N.W.T. – The Member of Parliament for the Western Arctic is hoping aboriginal and territorial governments will eventually see eye to eye on taking over power of NWT lands.

Read more: http://hqyellowknife.com/news/local/news/Local/10/12/10/MP-says-aboriginal-leaders-need-to-be-at-devolution-table

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Panel of experts will advise minister on aboriginal education – Vancouver Sun

Panel of experts will advise minister on aboriginal education

By Mia Rabson, Postmedia News December 10, 2010

OTTAWA — The federal government is asking the experts what it should do to improve education for Canada’s First Nations.

Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan announced Thursday he will appoint a panel of education experts to meet over the next several months and report back to him with recommendations.

Read more: http://www.globalwinnipeg.com/world/Panel+experts+will+advise+minister+aboriginal+education/3957771/story.html#ixzz17jP7szu7

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Police initiate investigation of ‘starlight tour’ story – Winnipeg Free Press

Police initiate investigation of ‘starlight tour’ story

By: Gabrielle Giroday
Posted: 10/12/2010

Winnipeg Police Service Chief Keith McCaskill said officers will investigate claims by an aboriginal man who told news media two men dressed as police picked him up and dropped him on the city’s outskirts.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/police-initiate-investigation-of-starlight-tour-story-111655164.html

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Training to include special needs, aboriginal issues – Vancouver Sun

Training to include special needs, aboriginal issues
Changes for future teachers take effect in 2012

By Janet Steffenhagen, Vancouver Sun December 10, 2010

All teachers who want to be licensed to work in B.C. in the future must have specialized training in special needs and aboriginal education, according to a new plan announced by the B.C. College of Teachers.

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Training+include+special+needs+aboriginal+issues/3955641/story.html#ixzz17jOTNg7f

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Negativity mars urban aboriginal life: study – CBC.ca

Negativity mars urban aboriginal life: study

Last Updated: Thursday, December 9, 2010

Most urban-dwelling aboriginal people believe their non-aboriginal counterparts see them in a negative light, a national study released Wednesday suggests.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/manitoba/story/2010/12/08/man-urban-aboriginal-study.html#ixzz17d2cHoOA

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Sponsored Entry: Aboriginal interests and the resource sector – Financial Post

Sponsored Entry: Aboriginal interests and the resource sector

FMC Law December 8, 2010
By Heather L. Treacy, Partner, FMC Law

Developers of natural resources across Canada must today be aware of whether aboriginal and treaty rights may be adversely impacted as a result of project development. The failure to recognize impacted aboriginal and treaty rights can result in project delays or worse, cancellations of permits or approvals. Such project areas impacted can span from the forests of British Columbia, the oil sands of Alberta, mining areas in Ontario and the off-shore of the Atlantic coast.

Read more: http://business.financialpost.com/2010/12/08/sponsored-entry-aboriginal-interests-and-the-resource-sector/#ixzz17d2ASq3y

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Man says cops left him to freeze – Toronto Sun

Man says cops left him to freeze

By JILLIAN AUSTIN, QMI Agency
Last Updated: December 9, 2010

WINNIPEG – A 20-year-old aboriginal man claims he was picked up in Winnipeg’s north end by two police officers last Friday morning and left in a field southwest of the city.

Read more: http://www.torontosun.com/news/canada/2010/12/08/16479791.html

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Obama signs historic Cobell settlement

By Rob Capriccioso, Today staff
Story Published: Dec 9, 2010
Story Updated: Dec 9, 2010
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama signed the $3.4 billion Cobell settlement into law Dec. 8, signaling the end of one approval process necessary to get money into the hands of Indian class members. The ball now goes to the overseeing court, which is charged with ensuring the settlement is fair.

http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/home/content/Obama-signs-historic-iCobelli-settlement-111593234.html

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Peekeekoot delivers new CD for Christmas – Canada.com

Peekeekoot delivers new CD for Christmas

By Lexi Bainas, The Citizen
December 8, 2010

The Valley’s favourite First Nations troubadour, Ed Peekeekoot, has released his latest CD, A Prairie Christmas just in time for gifting.

Read more: http://www.canada.com/Peekeekoot+delivers+Christmas/3942745/story.html

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Transparency for Bands Vital – Vancouver Sun

Transparency for Bands Vital

Vancouver Sun
December 8, 2010

There are plenty of aboriginal politicians who work hard for reasonable salaries and live by strict ethical rules. But there are also some chiefs and councillors, as the Canadian Taxpayers Federation recently discovered, who are taking home ridiculous sums.

Read more: http://www.canada.com/Transparency+bands+vital/3944427/story.html

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Transparency for Bands Vital – Vancouver Sun

Manitoba exploring New West Partnership

By: Martin Cash
Posted: 8/12/2010

THE Manitoba government has entered into “exploratory discussions” aimed at joining the three western provinces in the New West Partnership — the inter-provincial barrier-free trade and investment zone, according to a government source.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/business/manitoba-exploring-new-west-partnership-111511544.html

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C.B. Native Seeks Cash for Ontario Mine Project – The Chronicle Herald

C.B. native seeks cash for Ontario mine project

By BRUCE ERSKINE Business Reporter
Wed, Dec 8

A Baddeck native who went down the road to pursue a career in mining is returning home to drum up interest in his company’s Ring of Fire project in northern Ontario.

Read more: http://thechronicleherald.ca/Business/1216001.html

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Inquiry Into Manitoba Child’s Murder Coming Soon – QMI Agency

Inquiry into Manitoba child’s murder coming soon

By PAUL TURENNE, QMI AGENCY

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s justice minister says a Legal Aid impasse delaying the Phoenix Sinclair inquiry will be resolved very soon.”

Karl McKay– who along with Samantha Kematch, was con-victed in 2008 of the first-degree murder of Kematch’s daughter, the five-year-old Sinclair — has wanted to appeal his case to the Supreme Court ever since Man-itoba’s Court of Appeal upheld his conviction following an appeal last March.

Read more: http://www.nugget.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2880368

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MKO headed to Ottawa over flu fight – CBC

MKO headed to Ottawa over flu fight

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 8, 2010
CBC News

First Nations chiefs in northern Manitoba are headed to Ottawa to lobby for more help to cope with flu season.

Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Grand Chief David Harper said remote communities are in dire need of more doctors, supplies and better equipment to manage an influenza outbreak.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/manitoba/story/2010/12/07/man-flu-first-nations-mko.html#ixzz17YZKZbSe

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Chamber Honours FNUniv Students – The Leader-Post

Chamber honours FNUniv students

By Jenn Vanriper, The Leader-Post December 8, 2010

Jesse Robson said the recent tribute dinner at the First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) was a good way to step back, take a deep breath and see that there is a lot of success at the school.

Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/business/Chamber+honours+FNUniv+students/3942887/story.html#ixzz17YYlZv4K

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NDP candidate Hopes to Evolve Party – Times & Transcript

NDP candidate hopes to evolve party

Published Wednesday December 8th, 2010

Dominic Cardy announces intentions to run for New Brunswick NDP party leadership

FREDERICTON – The leadership candidate for the provincial New Democratic Party says under his guidance the party will evolve from a voice of protest to one with broad appeal and sound social policies. Dominic Cardy announced his intention to run for the NDP leadership yesterday, promising to usher in a new era for the party, which currently does not hold a seat in the New Brunswick legislature.

Read more: http://timestranscript.canadaeast.com/newstoday/article/1342229

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Anti-oilsands Campaign Could Fuel Support for Enbridge Plan – Vancouver Sun

Anti-oilsands campaign could fuel support for Enbridge plan

By Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun December 8, 2010

An ad campaign launched Tuesday that asks U.S. President Barack Obama to shun the oilsands runs the risk of fuelling support for a controversial pipeline and port in B.C. — to enable exports to Asia.

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Anti+oilsands+campaign+could+fuel+support+Enbridge+plan/3943416/story.html#ixzz17YXpTFAi

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Young Aboriginal Educated Experienced and Unemployed – Regina Leader-Post

Young Aboriginal Educated Experienced and Unemployed

By RezX Chris Tue, Dec 7 2010

As a young educated Aboriginal youth with almost 14-years of experience in business and journalism, I still can’t find a job in the city of Regina. It’s either because I’m not looking hard enough, I’m over or under qualified for the positions I’ve applied for or they simply don’t like me. I don’t know what it is but whatever it is, I have yet to land a simple part-time or full-time job.

Read more: http://communities.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/blogs/rezxtra/archive/2010/12/07/if-saskatchewan-has-the-best-economy-in-north-america-then-why-can-t-this-aboriginal-youth-strike-minimum-wage-gold.aspx

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Alberta couple on CBC’s Dragons’ Den – Edmonton Sun

Alberta couple on CBC’s Dragons’ Den

By JASMINE FRANKLIN, QMI Agency
Last Updated: December 7, 2010

What began as an idea to educate aboriginal youth about their culture has landed one Alberta couple a slot on Wednesday’s episode of CBC’s Dragons’ Den.

Read more: http://www.edmontonsun.com/news/alberta/2010/12/07/16464576.html

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Aboriginal Film Festival accepting entries now – Calgary Herald

Aboriginal Film Festival accepting entries now

The Citizen December 7, 2010

Calling all young First Nations filmmakers.

The 7th annual Cowichan Aboriginal Festival is sooner than you think and it’s time to get your entries in.

Read more: http://www.canada.com/Aboriginal+Film+Festival+accepting+entries/3942747/story.html#ixzz17XfqmLMU

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Native man alleges Winnipeg police threatened him, took him to outskirts – Winnipeg Free Press

Native man alleges Winnipeg police threatened him, took him to outskirts

By: The Canadian Press
Posted: 7/12/2010

WINNIPEG – A 20-year-old man is alleging he was taken to the outskirts of Winnipeg by city police, threatened with a Taser and then mocked as they made him run away.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/native-man-alleges-winnipeg-police-threatened-him-took-him-to-outskirts-111502284.html

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Some new information in missing person’s case – CJOB

Some new information in missing person’s case

CJOB News Team reporting
12/7/2010

Some new information has emerged about the disappearance of Claudette Osborne..
Winnipeg Police had initially said She was last seen at 6:00 a.m. on July 25th 2008 near the Lincoln Motor Hotel.

Read more: http://www.cjob.com/News/Local/Story.aspx?ID=1323622

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Don’t ghettoize aboriginal police – Winnipeg Free Press

Don’t ghettoize aboriginal police

By: Editorial
Posted: 7/12/2010

The frustration and fear among residents of Winnipeg’s North End are understandable. More than a month has passed and police have no good news to report about their investigation of the triple shooting Oct. 23 that, in the space of less than an hour, resulted in two deaths. Especially worrisome is the suggestion native people in the area would be more co-operative with police if only aboriginal officers were walking the beat there.

Read more: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/editorials/dont-ghettoize-aboriginal-police-111431744.html

by NationTalk on December 7, 2010623 Views

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