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Minister Congratulates First Chancellor Of The University College Of The North

Manitoba News Release
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November 8, 2007

Advanced Education and Literacy Minister Diane McGifford today congratulated Ovide Mercredi on his appointment as the first chancellor of the University College of the North (UCN).

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New technology carrying culture into the future -Miramichi Leader

Interesting People
Judy Bowman
Published Monday November 5th, 2007

Remember the old Star Trek series in the 60s? We’d see Bones in sick bay scanning sick or injured life forms in beds that scanned and monitored vital signs; they could distinguish Klingon and Romulan biology. On the bridge, Captain Kirk would say “on screen” and he would talk to other humans or life forms from light years away, often solving the conflicts long before weapons came into play. I was always intrigued by that possibility and thought “wouldn’t it be great if we could do that?”

http://miramichileader.canadaeast.com/search/article/117836

by NationTalk on November 8, 2007991 Views

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Kreviazuk searches for family’s past -Regina Leader-Post

Kreviazuk searches for family’s past

Alex Strachan, CanWest News Service
Published: Thursday, November 08, 2007

The quiet, understated genealogy program Who Do You Think You Are? features a calming, often moving outing tonight, as Chantal Kreviazuk ventures from the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles’ pop-music scene to the wintry flats of Manitoba in search of her family past.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/story.html?id=7add7922-a014-483c-8562-5a70316ea91e

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Aboriginal economy plans to expand -The Daily News

Aboriginal economy plans to expand

Last updated at 6:46 AM on 08/11/07
PAUL MCLEOD

Plans for aboriginals to better integrate into the economy were laid out yesterday in Halifax.

Business and First Nations leaders, as well as representatives of government gathered to hear the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nation Chiefs Secretariat Inc. launch their vision to build an Aboriginal economy.

http://www.hfxnews.ca/index.cfm?sid=78482&sc=96

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BC politicians approve first urban land-claim treaty – Globe and Mail

B.C. politicians approve first urban land-claim treaty
Deal with Tsawwassen First Nation for 700 hectares of prime land south of Vancouver, plus $14-million in cash, makes history

The Canadian Press
November 8, 2007

VICTORIA — B.C. politicians voted in favour of Canada’s first urban land-claims treaty yesterday and they’re looking to ratify a second treaty later this month.

http://news.google.ca/news/url?sa=T&ct=ca/1-0&fd=R&url=http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071108.TREATY08/TPStory/National&cid=1123169507&ei=ZCAzR7fhIqiGqwPztNDqAQ

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Verdict at inquest set girl’s spirit free, mother says – Times Colonist

Verdict at inquest set girl’s spirit free, mother says

Lori Culbert, CanWest News Service
Published: Thursday, November 08, 2007

VANCOUVER — It took nearly seven years, but Corinna Hall now believes her little girl’s spirit is at peace.

“It took me this long. I felt that half of my heart was gone, and now I feel that [Savannah] gave it back to me,” Hall said yesterday in her first extensive interview since a coroner’s inquest jury decided last weekend that her daughter’s death was a homicide.

http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/story.html?id=b02aca10-4aaf-4801-94c3-12ab029c4c5f

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BC government ratifies historic Tsawwassen First Nation treaty – CBC

B.C. government ratifies historic Tsawwassen First Nation treaty

Thursday, November 8, 2007

The B.C. legislature has given final approval to a historic urban aboriginal land-claim treaty on Wednesday despite some dissenting voices and a few absences.

By a vote of 63 to four, MLAs ratified the Tsawwassen First Nation treaty, the province’s first native treaty after 15 years of negotiations.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2007/11/07/bc-treaty.html

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Proposed Wildlife Act Regulations out for Public Review

FOR RELEASE #07-240
November 7, 2007

WHITEHORSE – The Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board and Environment Yukon are encouraging the public’s comments on 15 proposed Wildlife Act regulation changes for the coming year, Environment Minister Dennis Fentie announced today.

The proposals were received from the Alsek Renewable Resources Council, the Department of Environment, the Town of Faro, the Mayo District Renewable Resources Council, the Teslin Renewable Resources Council, and the Yukon Fish and Game Association.

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First Nations Leadership Council Urges Full Implementation of Savannah Hall Inquest Recommendations

November 7, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver, BC) – The First Nations Leadership Council is encouraged by the findings of the coroner’s inquest into the death of Savannah Hall. The coroner’s inquest found that Savannah Hall died of suffocation while in foster care, which the 5 member jury concluded as a homicide. The coroners’ jury also made 26 recommendations for change, 17 of which directly impact the Ministry of Children and Family Development and how the ministry operates.

by NationTalk on November 8, 20071280 Views

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Nominations Are Invited For The Skookum Jim Award

Nominations are invited for the Skookum Jim Award, newly established to recognize aboriginal achievement in Canada’s mineral industry.

Selection criteria and nominating guidelines for the PDAC’s Skookum Jim Award

The Skookum Jim Award recognizes:

• Excellence/achievement by a Canadian aboriginal-run service business for the Canadian mining industry;
• Excellence/achievement by a Canadian aboriginal exploration or mining company;
• An individual Canadian aboriginal person who has contributed significantly to the mining industry either technically, through a business venture, or through a mineral discovery.

by NationTalk on November 8, 20072075 Views

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