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Notice Of SCO Summit

TO: SCO Member Chiefs & Council Members

FROM: Grand Chief Morris J. Shannacappo

DATE: July 9, 2007

RE: SCO SUMMIT DATES, LOCATION – JULY 31st & AUGUST 1st, 2007
FISHER RIVER CREE NATION

by NationTalk on July 16, 20071144 Views

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Construction Starts On New Lytton Health Centre

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2007HEALTH0085-000914
July 13, 2007

Ministry of Health
Interior Health

LYTTON – A major milestone was reached today at the official groundbreaking of a new health centre in Lytton. Taking part in the celebrations were Health Minister George Abbott, Lytton First Nation Chief Byron Spinks, Lytton Mayor Chris O’Connor, representatives from Interior Health and the Thompson Regional Hospital District, and other community dignitaries.

by NationTalk on July 16, 20071827 Views

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Province And Métis Nation Of Ontario To Renew Discussions

July 13, 2007
Joint News Release

THUNDER BAY – The Ontario government and the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) are committed to renewed discussions on Métis harvesting, Minister of Natural Resources David Ramsay and MNO President Tony Belcourt announced in Thunder Bay at the MNO Annual Assembly.

by NationTalk on July 16, 20071234 Views

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B.C. Signs Parks Agreement With Hupacasath Nation

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2007ENV0086-000915
July 13, 2007

Ministry of Environment

VICTORIA – The government of British Columbia and the Hupacasath First Nation have signed a government-to-government agreement to collaboratively manage parks and protected areas within the Hupacasath traditional territory, Environment Minister Barry Penner announced today.

by NationTalk on July 16, 20071327 Views

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National Indian Treaties 1-11 Gathering

July 24, 25, 26, 27, 2007
July 22 – Elders Ceremonies
July 23 – Elders Forum

Open Letter to Chiefs

We have been given another opportunity to gather up about our Treaties One to Eleven.

At each gathering we are able to reach a consensus on how we can and must take action to protect our Treaties for future generations. Each gathering gives us the understanding and commitment we need to take the action needed to have Canada honour the Treaty Obligations of the Crown.

by NationTalk on July 16, 20072955 Views

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Bob Watts Interim Executive Director, Truth And Reconciliation Commission

SPEECH BY RAPPORTEUR
UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY CONFERENCE ON TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION
June 17 2007

Ahneen, She:kon

First of all I want to thank the survivors, organizers, the Elders, the Speakers and the guests who have participated in this event.

This gathering has been an important opportunity to hear and be guided by all of you as teachers, guides, and fellow-travelers on the path of reconciliation.

by NationTalk on July 16, 20071550 Views

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Requests for Proposal for Phase 3 of the Longitudinal Study

Proposal Submission Deadline: August 10, 2007 12:00 p.m.

PART 1 – INTRODUCTION

1.1 Invitation to Proponents This Request for Proposal (“RFP”) is an invitation to prospective bidders to submit proposals as sole consultants, research teams and/or consortiums for the provision of longitudinal evaluation services, as further described in Part 3 – The Deliverables (“the Deliverables”). This RFP is issued on behalf of the Joint Management Committee of the Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy.

1.2 Type of Contract For Deliverables
The selected proponent will be required to enter into an Agreement with an Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy (AHWS) Aboriginal Partner, on behalf of the Joint Management Committee (JMC) of the AHWS, for the provision of the Deliverables in the form described in Section 3 of this RFP. The term of the Agreement is to be for a period of 15 months commencing upon the execution of the Agreement. It is anticipated that the Agreement will be executed on or around September 11, 2007.

Please visit here to view full request.

Appendix: Draft Interpretive Framework (Pdf)

by NationTalk on July 16, 20071090 Views

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Canadian Royalties Inc.: Raglan South Nickel Project Changes Name to Nunavik Nickel Project and Formation of Project Development Team

MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(July 12, 2007) – Canadian Royalties Inc. (TSX:CZZ) announces the change of the name of its “Raglan South Nickel Project” to “Nunavik Nickel Project” , the appointment of Mr. Robert Menard, P.Eng. as Vice President Construction and Engineering, and the formation of a Project Engineering and Construction team , the mandate of which is to manage the detailed engineering and the development of the project.

by NationTalk on July 15, 20072041 Views

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John Tory’s no-good too-bad really-awful Week

QUEEN’S PARK, July 13 – Poor John. Running himself ragged in a desperate attempt to get back into power, he had high hopes for this past week. Instead, he was his usual self: vague in vision, fluffy on the facts and scared of his record and his own candidates.

by NationTalk on July 15, 20072387 Views

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New Acquisition of nearly $40 Million for Desgagnés

QUEBEC, July 12 – It is with great pleasure that Groupe Desgagnés announced today the acquisition of a new vessel, a Beluga F-240 series, by its subsidiary Transport Desgagnés Inc. She is a multipurpose, tweendeck, Lo-Lo cargo ship, with a deadweight of 12,744 mt, and able to carry heavy payloads. With a length of over 138 meters, the freight capacity of her holds is 16,000 m(3), while her total capacity is 20,000 m(3) including the main deck. The vessel is also equipped with two 120 mt cranes, which may be deployed to lift 240 mt in tandem. Built at the Jiangzhou shipyard in China, she is rated Ice Class 1A and is equipped with a 5,400 kW (7,344 BHP) engine, enabling her to achieve a steaming speed of 15.5 knots.

by NationTalk on July 15, 20071470 Views

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