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Montreal Canadiens change Indigenous land acknowledgement – Montreal Gazette

Oct 25, 2021 The team said on Monday the new version was written “with the help of community leaders and experts.” After being questioned last week, the Montreal Canadiens franchise has adjusted the Indigenous land acknowledgement it will read before home games this season. As the new season began, the hockey club announced it would […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202112 Views

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Sask. NDP MLA calls for province to halt sale of Crown lands – CBC

Oct 22, 2021 Lands essential for First Nations, Métis hunters, trappers exercising treaty rights: Betty Nippi-Albright An Opposition MLA says Saskatchewan’s provincial government should stop selling Crown land, which she says is essential for First Nations and Métis hunters, trappers and traditional land users exercising their treaty rights. “What good are the rights to hunt, fish and gather […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202123 Views

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Nunavut Planning Commission Reschedules Public Hearings on the 2021 Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan

The Nunavut Planning Commission (NPC) has responded to concerns raised by Inuit organizations about access to documents by rescheduling public hearings on the 2021 Draft Nunavut Land Use Plan until early 2022. The decision to reschedule the hearings was made after Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) and the three Regional Inuit Associations (RIAs) informed the NPC […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202117 Views

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Fort Saskatchewan RCMP make Indigenous land acknowledgement – Spruce Grove Examiner

On Thursday, Oct. 14 the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP and the City of Fort Saskatchewan hosted honoured guests Elder Kookum Doreen Wabesca and Carol Cardinal at the local detachment for a blessing ceremony and an acknowledgement of our presence on Indigenous Treaty Six territory. “It was a great honour to be part of the ceremony,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202120 Views

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Sault Ste Marie Métis ring bells as reminder of broken land promises

Sault Ste Marie, Ontario (October 21) — The Huron-Superior Regional Métis Community is asking Sault Ste. Marie residents to listen for the sound of church bells today. The bell at the 136 John Street church will ring 171 times calling attention to the 171 years that have passed since the Crown made a commitment to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202140 Views

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Powassan acknowledging it is on traditional Indigenous lands in public meetings – North Bay Nipissing News

October 20, 2021 Mayor hopes to see other committees and organizations follow suit The Municipality of Powassan has joined an increasing number of municipalities and organizations that have added a historic acknowledgement to the start of public meetings. Mayor Peter McIsaac brought the concept forward during a meeting held on the eve of Canada’s first […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202125 Views

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First Nations title acknowledgements could be used as evidence in N.B. land claim case, say experts – CBC

Oct 19, 2021 Whether it would sway judge’s decision, however, is difficult to say First Nations land acknowledgements by New Brunswick public servants could potentially be submitted as evidence in an upcoming legal battle in a title claim covering about half of the province, say experts. But whether they’d ultimately sway the decision of a judge is […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202124 Views

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NB organizations denounce gag order on Indigenous land acknowledgements – Global News

October 18 2021 Two organizations in New Brunswick are taking a stance against the attorney general’s memo to prohibit the use of any Indigenous land acknowledgement by public sector employees – calling the move divisive. Nathalie Sturgeon reports. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/8275452/n-b-organizations-denounce-gag-order-on-indigenous-land-acknowledgements

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202123 Views

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City of Vancouver: Jericho Lands planning program presents conceptual site plan options for public feedback

October 13 2021 – The Jericho Lands planning program is moving into its latest phase of engagement with the presentation of conceptual site plan options, which outline how the future redevelopment of the site might look. We are working with the joint venture partnership of the  xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sə̓lílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Partnership and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202135 Views

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Lennox Island and Province sign land agreement for Mount Pleasant

The Province has transferred two parcels of Crown land to the Lennox Island First Nation. The Government of Prince Edward Island is providing over 27 acres of land, including the West Prince Visitor Information Centre, to the Lennox Island Development Corporation (LIDC) to begin the creation of the Lennox Island Tourism Centre. “I am very […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202142 Views

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