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Natives challenge projects –

Natives challenge projects

Thu, June 5, 2008

EDMONTON — A tiny aboriginal community wants to force Alberta to consult with First Nations in a meaningful way before approving oilsands projects that native leaders say threaten their traditional way of life.

by NationTalk on June 5, 20081377 Views

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Gilbert Bellegarde released from custody – Leader Post

Gilbert Bellegarde released from custody

Leader-Post staff, The Leader-Post
Published: Thursday, June 05, 2008

One of two men facing a first-degree murder charge in the death of Amber Tara-Lynn Redman was released from custody on Wednesday.

by NationTalk on June 5, 20081033 Views

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SaskSmart Innovations Fund Accepting Proposals

News Release – June 5, 2008

Approximately $900,000 is available to help Saskatchewan communities address literacy challenges through the SaskSmart Innovations Fund. The Literacy Office of the Ministry of Education will be accepting proposals for funding from organizations until June 23.

by NationTalk on June 5, 2008843 Views

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Dock Upgrade Study Funded In Attawapiskat – #955195

News Release
Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
June 05, 2008 – 086

McGuinty Government Commits To Improving Efficiency Of Community Dock


Attawapiskat First Nation is looking to maximize the economic and business development potential of its maritime shipping facilities.

by NationTalk on June 5, 2008921 Views

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XXVII Keewaywin Conference

AUGUST 12, 13, & 14, 2008

Grand Entry

As part of the NAN XXVII Keewayin Conference this year, Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) will have a Grand Entry the morning of Day One, leading to the commencement of the meeting. NAN invites all of their respected Chiefs to partake in the Grand Entry with their First Nation’s flag. Staffs and flag poles will be provided for each First Nation flag and will remain in the meeting room for the duration of the Conference.

by NationTalk on June 5, 20082682 Views

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First Agreement Signed For Burnaby Aboriginal Success

For Immediate Release
June 4, 2008

Ministry of Education

BURNABY – Aboriginal leaders and Burnaby school district representatives were joined today by Burquitlam MLA Harry Bloy, Burnaby North MLA Richard Lee and Burnaby-Willingdon MLA John Nuraney as the district’s first Aboriginal education enhancement agreement to help improve Aboriginal student achievement was signed.

by NationTalk on June 5, 20081135 Views

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Barlow to Challenge Shell over Environmental Record

June 02, 2008

Toronto – Recipient of the Canadian Environment Award’s Citation of Lifetime Acheivement award, Maude Barlow will use a portion of her keynote address to highlight the impacts of the petrochemical industry on the environment and health, particularly of First Nations communities, in Canada.

by NationTalk on June 5, 20081087 Views

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Approved Projects for 2006-2007 – Northern Contaminants Program

List of funding projects by the Northern Contaminants Program for 2006-2007.

– Table of Contents
– Human Health
– Environmental Trends Related to Human Health and International Controls
– Education and Communications
– National and Regional Coordination

Date: 2006-2007

Approved Projects for 2006-2007
(61 Kb, 5 Pages)

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National Meeting of Canada’s Largest Women’s Organization to Focus on Issues of Sustainability in the Lives of Women

TORONTO, June 4 – Critical issues of sustainability in the lives of women will be the focal point of YWCA Canada’s 116th Annual Membership Meeting, taking place in Vancouver, British Columbia, June 6-8. The meeting will be attended by YWCA leaders from all over Canada and around the world. It is the most important gathering of the year for the YWCA, the oldest and largest multi-service women’s organization in Canada.

by NationTalk on June 5, 20082087 Views

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Another Truckload of New Shoes For the Needy

TORONTO, June 4 – The Two/Ten Foundation of Canada will hand over another truckload of new shoes and boots to the Salvation Army on Tuesday, June 10th. at 11.00 AM at the Granite Ridge Golf Course in Milton prior to their fund raising Golf Event.

by NationTalk on June 5, 20082080 Views

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