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Nunatsiavut Government: Province continues to turn a ‘blind eye’ to illegal caribou hunting

March 5, 2021 Reports of illegal caribou harvesting in southern Labrador is prompting the Nunatsiavut Government to once again call on the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to step up enforcement efforts. “It is extremely disturbing when you hear reports of hunters willfully harvesting endangered caribou herds,” says Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe. “It is equally […]

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SCO: Grand Chief Statement on Update to COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution for First Nations in Manitob

March 5, 2021 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB – The Grand Chief of the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is providing this statement as a key update on the distribution of the COVID-19 Vaccine to First Nations in what is now Manitoba. Public health officials, led by First Nations health expert Dr. Marcia Anderson, announced today […]

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Joffre Lakes Provincial Park visitor strategy posted for public comment

March 5, 2021 VICTORIA – British Columbians are invited to share their feedback on a proposed strategy aimed at managing the growing number of visitors at Joffre Lakes Provincial Park and protecting its natural and cultural features. Developed with the Lil’wat Nation and N’Quatqua, the Joffre Lakes Visitor Use Management Strategy provides direction for the […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #47

March 5, 2021 The first doses of the AstraZeneca/Covishield vaccine are expected to arrive in Manitoba next week and will then be distributed to participating medical clinics and pharmacies. The province is recommending this vaccine be provided to adults aged 50 to 64 years, with priority given to those at increased risk of experiencing serious […]

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Virtual conference to promote Yukon’s mineral sector globally

March 5, 2021 The Government of Yukon is participating in this year’s virtual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual conference, from March 8 to 11. As part of PDAC, the Government of Yukon is proud to be associated with Invest Canada North, which is a strategic mining industry-led investment attraction initiative during the […]

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Four new cases of COVID-19 in Arviat

Iqaluit, Nunavut (March 5, 2021) – Today, Nunavut has four new cases of COVID-19 and one recovery. There are 17 active cases in the territory, all in Arviat. All individuals are doing well, are isolating at home and contact tracing is ongoing. “Despite the new cases, I want to assure all Nunavummiut that this outbreak […]

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MB Government: Plans Underway to Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Based On Community Prioritization Index

March 5, 2021 Widespread first-dose COVID-19 immunizations will begin in First Nation communities throughout the province, Northern Affairs communities and remote northern municipalities in mid-March, Dr. Marcia Anderson, public health lead of the Manitoba First Nation Pandemic Response Coordination Team, and Dr. Joss Reimer, medical lead of Manitoba’s Vaccine Implementation Task Force, announced today. “We […]

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Public Advisory: Circulating Video Showing Caribou Killing was not Filmed in Newfoundland and Labrador

March 5, 2021 A video circulating on social media showing the inhumane killing of a caribou was not filmed in this province, and is unrelated to the current investigation by enforcement officials of illegal caribou hunting in southern Labrador. The video was filmed in Quebec, and enforcement officials in that province are investigating. Within Newfoundland and […]

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Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs: Assembly Announces Retirement of Lead Negotiator

March 5, 2021 The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs has announced that Viola Robinson, Lead Negotiator for the Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn Made-In-Nova Scotia Process, is retiring, effective March 31, 2021. Ms. Viola Robinson has been trusted and inspiring leader for the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia for decades. From the 1970’s, Viola has worked to end […]

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Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities

From: Indigenous Services Canada March 5, 2021 — Ottawa, Traditional unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is closely monitoring the number of COVID-19 cases reported in First Nations communities across the country.case counts continue to decline, with 1,300 active cases reported as of March 4, 2021. We know that […]

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