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Enbridge Line 3 delays a set back Alberta’s energy industry doesn’t need: analyst – 660 News

Mar 3, 2019 CALGARY (660 NEWS) — An energy analyst says the delays to Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement is something the industry doesn’t need. Now the pipeline won’t be operational until the second half of 2020, about six months later than Calgary-based Enbridge had hoped. Tim Pickering, CIO of Auspice Capital said the delays came […]

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South Island Prosperity Project and Camosun College collaborate to improve transportation for First Nations on Southern Vancouver Island

Victoria, BC — The South Island Prosperity Project (SIPP) has teamed up with Camosun College to create and deliver new transportation options for First Nations communities on Southern Vancouver Island. Representatives from SIPP and Camosun College gathered at the Songhees Wellness Centre on Wednesday to sign a Memorandum of Understanding. The MOU outlines how SIPP […]

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Opinion: Criminal Justice System Continues to Fail Indigenous People – But There is Hope – The Guardian

Mar 04, 2019 Canada’s Indigenous Peoples represent roughly three per cent of the country’s population, but nearly 25 per cent of the prison population. Today, there are still far more Indigenous people in jail than 20 years ago. When we look at the long history of colonization, systemic racism, residential schools, child welfare system and […]

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Sachs Harbour residents to benefit from more efficient energy through new, improved power plant

Inuvik, Northwest Territories, March 4, 2019—Investing in local green infrastructure projects that support energy security, help the economy grow and improve the quality of life for those living and working in the North. Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 2019306 Views

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Purpose-built Indigenous centre buoying the slow paddle towards reconciliation at Seneca College – The Star

March 2, 2019 It’s hard to miss Seneca’s new Odeyto centre while visiting the Newnham campus. The canoe-shaped structure serves many purposes, among them being a home away from home for Indigenous students far from their communities and a hub spurring discovery for those disconnected from their roots. “I don’t really know how I would […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 2019268 Views

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Bill C-262 rally calls for better recognition of Indigenous rights – Starphoenix

“We’re hoping that Bill C-262 will be that one step to really make a push, a change within the government itself,” Bishop Chris Harper said. March 3, 2019 Representatives and public supporters gathered at the Francis Morrison Library Theatre on Saturday afternoon to rally for Bill C-262 — a federal bill that would be seen […]

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First Nations Leadership Council welcomes Bill C-92: An act Respecting First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Children, Youth and Families

(Musqueam Territory, Vancouver, BC – March 1, 2018) – The BC First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) welcomes today’s introduction of Bill C‐92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families. Critical aspects of this legislation are its development between federal and Indigenous partners, and that it seeks to affirm Indigenous peoples’ […]

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It’s almost biblical’: First Nation leaders in Calgary to organize international Dene reunification event – CBC

People of Dene heritage live everywhere from Canada and the U.S. to Mexico, and even Siberia Mar 02, 2019 First Nation Dene chiefs and leaders gathered at the Grey Eagle Casino on the Tsuut’ina Nation west of Calgary this week to discuss the future of the Dene people and plan an event to bring them all together. “What we’re […]

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New funding for permafrost research to better protect Dempster and Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk highways from climate change

March 4, 2019             Inuvik, Northwest Territories               Transport Canada Climate change affects the North more than any other part of Canada and threatens the efficiency, safety and reliability of northern transportation. Improving our understanding of how to make our northern transportation system more resilient to the effects of climate is important given the key role […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 2019296 Views

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28th Annual Great Moon Gathering sees attendance swell to over 300 – TimminsToday

Northern College facilitates gathering of Indigenous educators from Omushkego Education – Mushkegowuk Council March 04, 2019 Northern College’s Timmins Campus played host to an annual tradition this month, as hundreds took part in the 28th annual Omushkego Education Great Moon Gathering. Created in 1991 by the Mushkegowuk Council, the Gathering aims to bring Indigenous educators […]

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