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Mamakwa Calls On The Ford Government To Consult On The Ring Of Fire – 89.5 The Lake FM

October 15, 2018 The NDP’s Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation critic is growing frustrated over the lack of consultations with First Nations regarding the massive Ring of Fire Project. Kiiwetinoong MPP Sol Mamakwa says Matawa Chiefs sent a welcoming letter to Doug Ford on July 9 asking to re-engage in vital regional negotiations, however no meetings […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2018253 Views

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GN ready for cannabis legalization

IQALUIT, Nunavut (October 12, 2018) – The Government of Nunavut (GN) today outlined the major changes and impacts of the upcoming cannabis legalization, to ensure Nunavummiut are aware of all the implications ahead of October 17. A one-year non-exclusive agreement was signed between the Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission (NULC) and Canopy Growth, allowing for the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 15, 2018287 Views

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IRC: Corporate Tour Coming To Ulukhaktok (Oct. 15), Sachs harbour (Oct. 16)

October 12, 2018 The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation Corporate Tour will be visiting Ulukhaktok and Sachs Harbour next week. A presentation of IRC’s Annual Report by the Chair and CEO – and other corporate staff – will take place, as well as an Inuvialuit Development Corporation update. Ulukhaktok Monday October 15, 2018 Beginning at 5:00 p.m. Kataoyak […]

by pmnationtalk on October 15, 2018274 Views

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AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Hart Says Supreme Court Decision Will Not Stop First Nations from Defending and Asserting Their Rights

AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Hart Says Supreme Court Decision Will Not Stop First Nations from Defending and Asserting Their Rights WINNIPEG, MB, Oct. 14, 2018 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart said today that the Supreme Court of Canada decision in the Mikisew Cree First Nation case does not mean Canada can ignore or deny First Nations rights […]

by pmnationtalk on October 15, 2018815 Views

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The ties between geography and identity – Ryerson University

A new exhibit at the Modern Literature & Culture Research Centre shines a light on Inuit artists October 12, 2018 The MLC Research Centre has collaborated with Dorset Fine Arts, in cooperation with the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative, on Re-Locating the Canadian North: Contemporary Inuit Art and the Group of Seven. Launching October 19 and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2018221 Views

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Protecting nature the best way to keep planet cool: report – Digital Journal

The best — and fairest — way to cap global warming is to empower indigenous forest peoples, reduce food waste and slash meat consumption, an alliance of 38 NGOs said Monday. Restoring natural forest ecosystems, securing the land rights of local communities and revamping the global food system could cut greenhouse emissions 40 percent by […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2018366 Views

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Indigenous and Refugee populations in the urban setting: the role of municipalities – Public Sector Digest

At a professional development seminar at the University of Calgary, an Indigenous Professor pointed out to a group of refugee resettlement workers that the issues facing urban Indigenous populations were not all that different than those faced by new refugees. Refugee and Indigenous histories, while different, often share stories of social and individual trauma, transitions […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2018230 Views

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TMAC Resources Makes Important Permitting Step Forward; Minister Accepts Nunavut Impact Review Board Recommendation

October 15, 2018 TORONTO – TMAC Resources Inc. (TSX: TMR) (“TMAC” or the “Company”) announces that the Honourable Caroline Bennett, Minister of Crown Indigenous Relations and the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade have accepted the positive recommendation of the Nunavut Impact Review Board (“NIRB”) allowing the NIRB to finalize […]

by pmnationtalk on October 15, 2018295 Views

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Tanya Talaga discusses suicide crisis on Canada’s First Nation reserves | Sunday Scrum – CBC

Oct 14, 2018 Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/tanya-talaga-discusses-suicide-crisis-on-canada-s-first-nation-reserves-sunday-scrum-1.4862498

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2018323 Views

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Alleged sexual abuse case raises red flags about lack of Indigenous foster homes – CBC

New Mi’kmaq child welfare agency focusing on recruiting families, says lack of homes not ‘critical’ Oct 15, 2018 A child protection case involving a family of seven children from Eel Ground First Nation is raising alarm bells about the challenge of finding foster homes in Indigenous communities. Seven children were placed in the temporary custody […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2018272 Views

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