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NU Government: Call for proposals – Grants and Contributions

The Department of Culture and Heritage is now accepting applications and proposals for projects that promote, protect or preserve and revitalize the culture, language, arts and heritage of Nunavut. Community-based, non-profit organizations, municipal corporations or individuals can apply for funding under the following categories: Heritage programs – preserving cultural legacy. Elders and youth programs – […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201871 Views

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BC Government: Supporting healthy, safe communities for seniors

Sep 09, 2018 WHISTLER – Seniors’ ability to live active, safe, socially engaged and independent lives in their communities is being enhanced by $500,000 in age-friendly grants to local governments. “Seniors deserve to live in good health and be fully connected to their communities for as long as possible,” said Adrian Dix, Minister of Health. “Helping […]

by pmnationtalk on September 10, 201898 Views

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OTC-SK – Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation

Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation The federal research funding agencies (SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR) have launched a special call which invites proposals from applicants affiliated with First Nations, Métis and Inuit not-for-profit organizations, as well as with other not-for-profit organizations or Canadian postsecondary institutions in any discipline. Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2018132 Views

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BC Gov News – Three new members appointed to the Forest Practices Board

Bruce Larson, Tara Marsden and Rick Monchak have been appointed to the Forest Practices Board for two-year terms, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has announced. Larson, who will also serve as vice-chair, has been a professor at the University of British Columbia’s faculty of forestry since 2002. He […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 2018174 Views

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SK Government: Groups and Organizations Receive More Than $2 Million in Charitable Gaming Grants

March 26, 2018 The latest quarterly payment of charitable gaming grants by the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) has provided more than $2 million to more than 800 groups and organizations across the province. “Groups and organizations that raise funds through charitable gaming activities receive additional dollars through the charitable gaming grant program,” Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2018215 Views

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MNBC: Official Announcement of the 2018 Metis Nation Governing Assembly

February 6th, 2018 The Métis Nation British Columbia hereby serves official notice to all MNGA members that the Métis Nation Governing Assembly will convene March 23‐25, 2018 at the Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel, located at 5911 Minoru BLVD, Richmond, BC. Scheduling of all other meetings and events to begin on Thursday March 22, 2018, will […]

by aanationtalk on February 7, 2018321 Views

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MNBC: Ta Saantii Health & Culture Days Survey

January 22nd, 2018 BC Healthy Living Alliance Funding was secured for several Métis Chartered Communities across the Province to host a total of 18 Métis “Health & Culture” Days, between January and August 2018. These community-designed “Health & Culture” Days will provide an opportunity for Métis community members to get active while reconnecting with Métis culture, […]

by aanationtalk on January 23, 2018295 Views

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Drones testing for goods delivery to remote First Nations – Northern Ontario Business

Partnerships being struck with communities, companies Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) is attracting some enthusiastic buzz around its proprietary drone delivery platform, which is currently testing the benefits of its system in transporting goods to Canada’s remote communities. But the attention wasn’t always friendly. “When we came up with this concept back in 2013, people thought we […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2017264 Views

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Northern Saskatchewan city feeling the strain from wildfire evacuees – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2017 16:08 PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. _ The northern Saskatchewan city of Prince Albert is feeling the strain of putting up wildfire evacuees. Officials say about 2,800 people have fled forest fires and more than two-thirds of them are staying in Prince Albert, while just over 800 are in Saskatoon. Deanna Valentine, provincial co-ordinator […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017535 Views

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TIFF adds recognition of Indigenous lands to public screening events – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2017 15:44 TORONTO _ Audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival are used to the string of pre-movie announcements that traditionally unfold before the main attraction: pleas to turn off cellphones, kudos to festival volunteers, and shoutouts to the myriad corporate sponsors. This year, it adds a verbal acknowledgment of the Indigenous groups who traditionally […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017445 Views

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Evacuation orders mount as wildfire spreads in southwestern Alberta – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2017 14:03 WATERTON, Alta. _ A wildfire that Parks Canada says has spread to various spots in Waterton Lakes National Park has prompted evacuation orders in some surrounding areas. The Blood Tribe, a First Nations community southwest of Lethbridge, ordered everyone out early Tuesday from homes and apartments in the extreme southwest corner […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017579 Views

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Trudeau targets Tories in gender equality remarks, saying they don’t get it – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 11, 2017 17:27 By Paola Loriggio THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ The strongest opposition to including issues such as gender equality in discussions over the North American Free Trade Agreement has come not from the United States but from within Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday. Speaking during a question and answer session […]

by pmnationtalk on September 11, 2017522 Views

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MISSING: Angel Swampy, 16, of Ponoka – Ponoka News

September 07, 2017 Ponoka RCMP request help in locating a missing Aboriginal girl last seen Sept. 5. Police say 16-year-old Angel Swampy was last seen near the Ponoka Youth Centre Sept. 5 at about 10 p.m. She is described as 5’8”, 160 pounds with brown eyes and light pink/red hair. RCMP say she was last […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017577 Views

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PM to meet first ministers, Indigenous leaders Oct. 3 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2017 11:54 OTTAWA _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will convene a first ministers conference, including a meeting with national Indigenous leaders, on Oct. 3. The Prime Minister’s Office says the economy will be the big item on the agenda. The last meeting of federal, provincial and territorial governments in December 2016 […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017571 Views

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Workers to support families for missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2017 13:27 INDIAN BROOK, N.S. _ The Nova Scotia government has hired three community support workers to help the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women as a national inquiry examining the violence comes to the province next month. Justice Minister Mark Furey says the community outreach workers will support Indigenous women and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017446 Views

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Man dies during altercation with police on reserve northeast of Edmonton – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2017 11:00 ST. PAUL, Alta. _ The agency that investigates serious incidents involving police in Alberta has been called after a man died on a reserve northeast of Edmonton. RCMP say they were called to a home on the Whitefish Lake First Nation on Wednesday night because a man was causing a disturbance […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017430 Views

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Indigenous graduate student scholarship gets a makeover – Uregina

September 07, 2017 The University of Regina’s Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) has given one of its graduate student awards a makeover. Formerly known as the FGSR Aboriginal Graduate Awards Program Scholarship the new award will now be called Kaskitomasowak, Cree for ‘they earned it.’ “Along with Emily Grafton, the Executive Lead, Indigenization […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017399 Views

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New cultural lodge at Ottawa school helps settle Indigenous students into new year – APTN

September 06, 2017 Annette Francis APTN National News In a cultural lodge lined with cedar panels, Lorraine Lute bends over slightly, cups her hands and pulls smoke over her head and down her shoulders. The retired teacher, along with a number of students, is smudging in a new cultural lodge designed for First Nation, Métis […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017439 Views

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With you until I die’ – CBC

Two First Nations teens, in love and off to college, had a bright future ahead of them. Now they share a grave, and their small Alberta community is trying its best to heal In one letter to her boyfriend, she wrote, “I have faith in us and I have faith in you. You make me […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017830 Views

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Moss bag for babies – MNO

September 06, 2017 On June 29, 2017, in Bancroft, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Métis Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinators Tammy Hoover and Robin Simpson partnered with the Hastings Prince Edward Health Unit – Food for Two program to host a traditional gathering for pre and post-natal women. The gathering included a workshop on how […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017477 Views

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Crews battle Saskatchewan wildfires that have forces thousands from their homes – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 5, 2017 19:51 By CJME, CKBI THE CANADIAN PRESS PELICAN NARROWS, Sask. _ Saskatchewan continues to pour resources into fighting wildfires near remote communities northeast of Saskatoon that have forced more than 2,400 people from their homes. The government says almost 300 firefighters are working with a fleet of helicopters to protect the Pelican […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017368 Views

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BR Trudeau Nukes – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 6, 2017 2:30 OTTAWA – The North Korean nuclear crisis is exposing Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to international criticism that it is too soft on nuclear disarmament — and too close to the sabre-rattling Trump administration. International anti-nuclear activists call this an ominous development that could effect Canada’s bid to win […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017477 Views

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Premier Notley, Jason Kenney clash on changes to school curriculum – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 5, 2017 19:07 By Dean Bennett THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ Premier Rachel Notley says conservative leadership candidate Jason Kenney is deliberately sowing fear and confusion over Alberta’s school curriculum overhaul _ but Kenney says it’s Notley who has a lot of explaining to do. Kenney has been stepping up his attacks on the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017358 Views

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Media Advisory: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Federal Minister Carolyn Bennett to Announce Major Changes Giving First Nations Greater Financial Control

Media Advisory: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Federal Minister Carolyn Bennett to Announce Major Changes Giving First Nations Greater Financial Control REGINA, July 24, 2017 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Federal Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett will announce important changes in approaches […]

by aanationtalk on July 25, 2017876 Views

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Low Carbon Economy Fund to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and generate clean growth

From Environment and Climate Change Canada The Low Carbon Economy Fund will deliver clean, sustained economic growth for years to come. June 15, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Environment and Climate Change Canada Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced a $2 billion Low Carbon Economy Fund. Projects that will be […]

by aanationtalk on June 15, 2017420 Views

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Josiah Begg Investigation – Update

Incident Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – 15:30 Incident Number: P17040576 Location: Thunder Bay Date Published: 2017-05-23 The TBPS Criminal Investigation Branch was contacted this afternoon by the Chief Coroner of Ontario confirming that the male found deceased in the McIntyre River was 14 year old Josiah Begg. Josiah’s family had been previously advised of […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 2017488 Views

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The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

Ottawa, Ontario May 19, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Andrea Lyon, currently Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, becomes Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council and Associate Secretary to the Cabinet, effective May 29, 2017. Chris Forbes, currently Associate Deputy Minister […]

by aanationtalk on May 19, 2017778 Views

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Body located in McIntyre River – Thunder Bay Police Service

Incident Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017 – 22:15 Incident Number: P17040576 Location: Thunder Bay Date Published: 2017-05-18 The Thunder Bay Police Service is currently investigating the death of a male who was located in the McIntyre River just before 6:00 p.m. on May 18, 2017. The Ontario Provincial Police Underwater Search and Recovery Unit located […]

by aanationtalk on May 19, 2017579 Views

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Media Advisory – MNO Canoe Expedition starting 2200 km canoe trek in Ottawa

At 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 12 young Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) ambassadors from across the province will set out from Britannia Park and Beach in Ottawa on a 2200 kilometre canoe trek to Kenora. Following the historic fur trade routes of their voyageur ancestors the trip will take 100 days and […]

by aanationtalk on May 19, 2017505 Views

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Need a ride on June 2 to Ottawa to participate in the largest mass Blanket Exercise ever?

Take the KAIROS Bus to Ottawa to participate in the largest Mass Blanket Exercise event ever! #reconciliACTION150 Departure from Toronto June 2, 2017 at 10:30 AM Location: in front of the KAIROS office at 310 Dupont St. Return from Ottawa to the KAIROS office in Toronto June 2, 2017 at 8:30 PM Cost: $20, pay […]

by aanationtalk on May 19, 2017470 Views

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Common Goals – Thunder Bay Police Service

Incident Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017 – 12:00 Location: Thunder Bay Date Published: 2017-05-18 Two families are dealing with unthinkable sadness and pain. The tragic death of Tammy Keeash and the disappearance of Josiah Begg have deeply impacted all of us. Today, the ongoing efforts of police, volunteers and members of the community are focused […]

by aanationtalk on May 18, 2017624 Views

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Statement from AFNQL Chief Ghislain Picard Following the Broadcast of the “Enquête” Report

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 17, 2017 – Following the broadcast of Radio Canada’s “Enquête” television report on February 16th regarding the vicious cycle of abuse experienced in some First Nations communities in Quebec, the chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard, salutes the immense courage of all the victims who dared to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2017589 Views

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Government of Canada Investment in Local Infrastructure to Boost Tourism and Strengthen the Social and Economic Outlook for the Municipality of West Nipissing

September 13, 2016 – Sturgeon Falls, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an infrastructure investment of $95,000 in the Municipality of West […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 2016776 Views

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Political Deafness & ‘Crazy Indians’ Indian – Country

August 14, 2016 In response to a question from ABC’s Jake Tapper in April, Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton flippantly stated, “I have a lot of experience dealing with men who sometimes get off the reservation in the way they behave and how they speak.” Her comment was followed by an apology from her national political […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 2016633 Views

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The Daily Thursday, July 7, 2016

Press Release Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Canadian international merchandise trade, May 2016 Canada’s exports fell 0.7% to $41.1 billion in May, while imports decreased 0.8% to $44.4 billion. As a result, Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world in May was virtually unchanged compared with April at $3.3 billion. Continue reading Chain Fisher real export […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 2016480 Views

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What Now for the Sahtu Region? Economic Report Offers Progressive Vision

January 19, 2016 What Now for the Sahtu Region? Economic Report Offers Progressive Vision With the collapse of the oil and gas economy in the Sahtu Region, Alternatives North has released a report investigating how a more balanced and sustainable approach to economic development could provide a brighter economic future for the region. Economic Futures […]

by pmnationtalk on January 20, 2016960 Views

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Urgent Action Needed as Women in Ontario’s Regions Face Large Gender Pay Gaps

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(April 20, 2015) – April 20, 2015 is Equal Pay Day in Ontario, yet Ontario women have not seen any real progress over the last year towards closing the large gender pay gaps they face. A Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives document to be released on Equal Pay Day using average annual earnings shows […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 20151117 Views

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NAN Responds to Mr. Ron B. Kocsis Occupation of NAN Corporate Office Space

THUNDER BAY: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Harvey Yesno released the following statement in response to the Hornepayne First Nation election dispute where Mr. Kocsis and a following of people refused to leave the NAN corporate office in Fort William First Nation April 8, 2015 and April 9, 2015. “At this time NAN does […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 20151772 Views

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Government of Canada to help alleviate social isolation through New Horizons for Seniors Program 2015-2016 Call for Proposals for Pan-Canadian Projects

March 27, 2015 – Gatineau, Quebec – Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), announced today that a call for proposals for pan-Canadian projects funded through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) will be launched in mid-May 2015 and be open for six weeks. Successful projects will focus […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 20151232 Views

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Kocihta Appoints Wab Kinew to Board of Directors

News Release Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Kocihta Appoints Wab Kinew to Board of Directors Kocihta is pleased to announce the appointment of Wab Kinew to its Board of Directors. “Wab Kinew is a exemplary citizen of Canada and member of the Indigenous community who leads by example,” said Charles S. Coffey, O.C., chair of Kocihta’s […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20152429 Views

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Squamish Nation Turns to Insight for Land Management Solution

The Squamish Land Management System provides a secure unified access point designed to aggregate and personalize land-based information, including geospatial map data, for the users. VANCOUVER, Canada — As a result of historical court cases (e.g., Haida Nation and Tsilqot’in), the Provincial and Federal Crown have a legal duty to consult with First Nations whose Aboriginal rights may […]

by cloverpointvic on January 14, 20151956 Views

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Bullying Awareness Week in Saskatchewan

November 17, 2014 November 16-21 is recognized as Bullying Awareness Week across the country.  This year’s theme is “Stand Up!” and encourages youth to speak out against bullying. “Each and every student deserves to feel safe and accepted in their school communities,” Education Minister Don Morgan said. “We will continue working with our partners, communities, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 20141928 Views

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The CJF Aboriginal Journalism Fellowship

ENCOURAGING ABORIGINAL VOICES AND ISSUES IN THE MEDIA The CJF Aboriginal Journalism Fellowship offers an early-career Aboriginal journalist the chance to explore an issue of interest to First Nations, Métis or Inuit peoples. The award aims to foster better comprehension of Aboriginal issues in Canada’s major media and community outlets. The successful applicant will have […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 20142504 Views

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The BC Sports Hall of Fame is heading on the road to Prince George, British Columbia this February 14 and 15

VANCOUVER, BC (February 13, 2014): The BC Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to be a part of community celebrations in Prince George for the 1 year countdown to the 2015 Canada Winter Games. “The 1 year countdown celebration is the ideal opportunity to share our vision of Honouring the Past and Inspiring the Future […]

by aanationtalk on February 14, 20142901 Views

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Tragedy Strikes Mishkeegogamang First Nation – Net Newsledger

13 February 2014 Fire Claims Four Lives in Mishkeegogamang FN Mishkeegogamang First Nation – UPDATED – A house fire in Mishkeegogamang First Nation has the small community in mourning. Mishkeegogamang Ojibway Nation is located around the area where the Albany River meets Lake St. Joseph. Today, just over 900 people live on its two reserves, while about 500 […]

by aanationtalk on February 14, 20142670 Views

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Chair of Nunavik’s social housing board resigns – Nunatsiaq News

February 13, 2014 Michael Cameron has served on housing board since 2006 Michael Cameron has resigned as president and board member of the Kativik Municipal Housing Bureau, the organization said in a Feb. 13 release. Cameron was first appointed to the KHMB board in 2006 by the Kativik Regional Government, as one of its regional […]

by aanationtalk on February 14, 20143162 Views

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Beloved MNO citizen and Métis veteran passes

February 14, 2014 It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Peter Jacques Grisdale. Pete just celebrated his 94th birthday on February 6th. He passed away peacefully the morning of February 13 with his daughter Deb by his side. Pete like many Métis people grew up being denied his Métis […]

by aanationtalk on February 14, 20143252 Views

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Federal government might back First Nations bonds to boost pipeline push – Toronto Star

Canada is considering loan guarantees for aboriginals that would make it more feasible for them to take equity stakes in resource projects. Feb 14 2014 Canada is considering loan guarantees for aboriginals that would make it more feasible for them to take equity stakes in resource projects, documents show. “There is merit to the concept […]

by aanationtalk on February 14, 20143055 Views

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First Nations sign up for Kinder Morgan pipeline hearing – The Globe and Mail

Feb. 13 2014 More than 40 First Nations – including four from Washington State – have applied to participate in National Energy Board hearings into Kinder Morgan’s proposed twinning of the Trans Mountain pipeline. The flood of applications, say First Nation representatives, is a signal of how dramatically Canada has changed since the pipeline was […]

by aanationtalk on February 14, 20143337 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Offers Condolences to Community of Mishkeegogamang Ojibway Nation Following Tragic Fire

      February 13, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo today offered condolences to Mishkeegogamang Ojibway Nation currently grieving the loss of four community members following a house fire. National Chief Atleo stated: “It is with a heavy heart that I offer condolences to the entire […]

by ecnationtalk on February 14, 20142770 Views

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