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Trudeau pledges to close gaps between municipalities, First Nations on wildfires – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 23, 2018  By Laura Kane THE CANADIAN PRESS PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to close gaps between First Nations and municipalities on fighting wildfires on Thursday after meeting with local leaders facing treacherous flames in British Columbia. Trudeau acknowledged the divide in resources for municipalities, which work with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018275 Views

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NL Goverment: Municipalities and Inuit Community Governments Allocated $16.4 Million Installment of Federal Gas Tax Fund

August 23, 2018 This month, the Federal Government delivered the first of two $16.4 million annual installments of the federal Gas Tax Fund to Newfoundland and Labrador. In total, the province has been allocated over $32.8 million for 275 communities this year through the fund, which include drinking water and waste water systems, culture and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018268 Views

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Summer institute focuses on Indigenous-centred research and encourages students to pursue graduate studies. – U Regina

August 22, 2018 This week marks the third and final week of the Indigenous Summer Research Institute held at the University of Regina. The Institute, a first for the University, is a partnership between the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research and the Office of Indigenization. The goal of the Institute is to enhance the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018282 Views

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Allegations against Manitoba Hydro workers: What you need to know – CBC

Claims of sexual assault, racism in northern First Nation described in new report Aug 23, 2018 A report from the Manitoba government has revealed shocking allegations by a northern First Nation of sexual abuse and racism at the hands of Manitoba Hydro workers dating back more than 50 years. The allegations were revealed in a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018210 Views

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Quebec election campaign officially kicks off as the leaders hit the road – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 23, 2018 QUEBEC _ The Quebec election campaign officially began Thursday, with Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard expressing optimism the message his party represents stability and sound economic management will get through to voters. “A campaign is always a challenge,” he told reporters in Quebec City. “I’ve never had anything free in my […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018270 Views

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Editorial: Not sold on residential schools holiday – The Chronicle Herald

August 23, 2018 Ambivalence was likely not the reaction the federal Liberals had hoped for in the wake of last week’s announcement of plans for a national statutory holiday to mark the shameful legacy of Indigenous residential schools in this country. The idea had come from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission — the 80th of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018251 Views

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Supreme Court dismisses Burnaby’s case against Trans Mountain pipeline – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 23, 2018  By Dan Healing THE CANADIAN PRESS The Alberta government is “batting a thousand” when it comes to fighting for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Premier Rachel Notley said Thursday, after the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an appeal by the City of Burnaby on construction of the controversial line. “When […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018291 Views

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Rape, racism linked to hydro development ‘an open wound:’ Manitoba chief – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 22, 2018 FREDERICTON – A look at some of the major issues in New Brunswick’s election campaign, which officially begins on Thursday: Jobs: The Progressive Conservatives say the Liberals have not done enough to attract new jobs and stem the outflow of young people. The Liberals had promised during […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018269 Views

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Denny named Team Mi’kmaw Nova Scotia chef de mission for the 2020 North American Indigenous Games – Cape Breton Post

ESKASONI, N.S. — Levi Denny of Eskasoni was named the Team Mi’kmaw Nova Scotia chef de mission for the 2020 North American Indigenous Games in Halifax. Denny served as coach of the Team Atlantic male team at the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships and is the director of sports and recreation in Eskasoni. “It is an […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018351 Views

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Vancouver Native Health Society loses funding for drop-in program – Thestar.com

Aug. 22, 2018 VANCOUVER—Funding for a long-standing support program for Indigenous people in Vancouver living with HIV will be changing hands, and some advocates fear that vulnerable people will fall through the cracks. Vancouver Coastal Health has announced they have chosen a new service provider for a contract that had gone to Vancouver Native Health […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018310 Views

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